Horticultural Crops Entomologist, WSU Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center at Mount Vernon
The Department of Entomology within the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resources Sciences at Washington State University is seeking a dynamic, motivated, and problem-solving teacher and leader to join an extraordinary team of scientists and extension experts in multiple disciplines, including plant pathology, horticulture, soil science, plant breeding, and weed science. View full posting here.
The Department of Entomology within the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resources Sciences at Washington State University is seeking a dynamic, motivated, and problem-solving Research and Extension leader to join an extraordinary team of scientists and Extension experts working across multiple disciplines. As an integral part of this team, we are looking to fill an integrated research/extension and teaching position to begin August 1, 2022, or as negotiated, in the WSU Department of Entomology at the WSU-Prosser Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center and Othello Honey Bee and Pollinator facility. View full posting here.
The selected student will work on integrated pest management in hops. Emphasis will be placed on biological and chemical management of spider mites in the hop agroecosystem. The student selected for this assistantship will work closely with an interdisciplinary scientific team on a recently funded USDA-NIFA Specialty Crop Research Initiative project. The student will interact with hop growers and craft brewers towards developing sustainable methods of managing arthropod pests in hop production. Washington State is the epicenter of US hop production and produces 78% of the national crop. Preferred start date of May or June 2022 or earlier if available. Please contact Professor Doug Walsh – firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.