The Department of Entomology at Washington State University is seeking an Assistant Professor of Entomology to develop an innovative research and extension program focused on Integrated Pest Management (IPM) of insects and mites attacking tree fruit.  This is a 12-month, tenure-track position to begin August 16, 2017, or as negotiated, at the university’s Wenatchee Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center, in Washington State. The successful applicant will be expected to develop a nationally and internationally recognized and externally funded, research and extension program in IPM, focusing on problems faced by the Washington tree fruit industry. This program should emphasize the development of ecologically and quantitatively based IPM, with a balance of basic and applied contributions to science that are published in high-quality peer-reviewed journals. In addition, the successful applicant will be expected to be an active participant in the transfer of research information to the tree fruit industry using traditional and modern methods, and participate in WSU’s tree fruit extension team.
Screening of application materials begins June 16, 2107, and will continue until the position is filled.

For more information about qualifications or how to apply, download the Notice of Vacancy (#125314) here or visit the WSU job listing here.