The Ohio State University / CFAES — Associate or Assistant Professor, Crop Entomology

The Department of Entomology, The Ohio State University invites applications at the Associate or Assistant Professor rank for a Specialty Crop Entomologist with a strong focus on agroecology and the improvement of sustainable management practices in various specialty cropping systems. This is a nine-month, tenure track faculty position, 60% extension, 20% research, and 20% teaching appointment. The department seeks an individual that complements existing expertise in ecology, genetics, pollination, and pest management. Ohio is a top producer of specialty crops, the diverse landscape is conducive for growing a wide array of fruits and vegetables in rural and urban communities. Specialty crop production is rapidly expanding in Ohio, facilitated by emerging industries that include grapes, hops, and hemp. Individuals with expertise in specialty crops, invasive ecology, and pest management are strongly encouraged to apply.
Complete posting and qualifications: Requisition # 461432.

Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of extension, research teaching, and diversity interests to the Search Committee Chair Dr. Luis Canas, Specialty Crop Entomologist Search,108 Thorne Hall, 1680 Madison Ave, Wooster Ohio, 44691, or (cc to, please). Review of applications starts October 31, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled.

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