Research Associate in Entomology
Michigan State University College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
United States

Research Associate-Fixed Term

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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Agriculture And Nat Resources
Department: Entomology Agriculture And Natural Res 10002268
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Agriculture, Research/Scientific, Non-Union

Position Summary

Applications are invited to apply for a postdoctoral research associate position in the Department of Entomology at Michigan State University. Research responsibilities of the associate will be associated with research focusing on GLP pesticide analysis and laboratory quality assurance.  

Start date:  April 2021.  The initial appointment is for one year, with potential for renewal for another year based on satisfactory performance and availability of funding.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Chemistry, Entomology, or related field

Minimum Requirements

  • The candidates must have a Ph.D. in chemistry, entomology or related field, with evidence of research productivity beyond their graduate research and at least one year of additional postdoctoral experience.
  • Experience in pesticide residue analysis with LC-MS/MS, GC-MS and HPLC on food crops and GLP training.
  • Experience in Quality Assurance activities for analytical laboratories conducting research on food crops under GLPs .

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in Quality Assurance activities for analytical laboratories conducting research on food crops under GLPs.
  • Experience in pesticide residue analysis with LC-MS/MS, GC-MS and HPLC on food crops and GLP training.
  • GLP training in conducting pesticide field residue studies.
  • Experience in implementation of ISO/IEC 17025:2017

Required Application Materials

Candidates should submit a cover letter describing research experience and career goals and how they fit this position, a curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three references.

Website

www.ent.msu.edu

Department Statement

The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at Michigan State University is committed to achieving excellence by creating and sustaining an accessible and inclusive culture that values cultural and academic diversity. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The CANR is particularly interested in candidates of all backgrounds who are committed to the principle that academic excellence is achieved through open access and proactive inclusion.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Feb 18, 2021 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Mar 4, 2021 Eastern Standard Time


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