Vector Biologist of Plant Pathogens, Assistant Professor

The Department of BSPM at CSU seeks to hire a tenure-track faculty at the assistant professor level to study arthropod vectors of plant pathogens, including viruses, bacteria, fungi, and/or nematodes. The Vector Biologist of Plant Pathogens position will develop an extramurally-funded research program, and perform research in epidemiology, evolution, ecology, genetics, molecular biology, behavior, or interactions of arthropod vectors and their pathogens. Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. from an accredited institution in a relevant field (such as entomology, virology, bacteriology, mycology, ecology, biology, or related field) at the time of application, demonstrated knowledge of vector biology, vector-pathogen ecology and evolution, and/or epidemiology,  and experience in working with or desire to work with vegetable producers. See full job description and application instructions at http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/48669. For full consideration, apply by October 1, 2017. CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.