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NOTICE OF VACANCY | Entomology Assistant or Associate Professor of Insect Systematics

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The Department of Entomology at Washington State University is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor to develop an innovative, nationally and internationally recognized, and externally funded research and teaching program in insect systematics.  This 12-month, tenured or tenure-track full-time faculty position begins August 16, 2019, or as negotiated. Responsibilities include developing a nationally and internationally recognized, externally funded systematics research and teaching program, and use molecular approaches to contribute to arthropod systematics and phylogenetic research; contribute to the department’s teaching mission; and direct the M.T. James Entomological Collection. Required:  Earned Ph.D. in Entomology or related discipline at date of hire with demonstrated expertise in arthropod systematics and phylogenetic research. Screening of application materials begins January 4, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must include: letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications, areas of expertise, and research interests; a current curriculum vitae; statement of vision and goals for the position that describes how you would approach the position; electronic copies of graduate and undergraduate academic transcripts; and names and contact information for four professional references. Letters of recommendation will be requested for the finalists.

Please contact Carol Black, Search Committee Chair,, 509-335-5425, for questions about this position. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. For a complete position description see the Notice of Vacancy with all required and preferred qualifications. To apply visit and search #: 128207 ( For additional information on Washington State University, the College of Agricultural Human and Natural Resource Sciences or the Department of Entomology, visit, and EEO/AA/ADA.

The Department of Entomology is currently accepting and reviewing applications for new MS and PhD Students!

For more information on our current graduate program for prospective students; Graduate Program.

For more information on the application process; Application Process.

For information regarding funding; Funding Information.