Assistant Professor – Insect Vector Biologist / Insect Physiologist

Madison, Wisconsin, United States

Job description

Job no: 91479-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Location: Madison
FTE: 100%
Advertised Salary: Negotiable ACADEMIC (9 months)

Employment Class

Hiring Department

Anticipated Begin Date
MARCH 01, 2018


Degree and area of specialization
PhD in Entomology or a related field of the Biological Sciences is required.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience
Evidence of established scholarship including a strong record of publishing in peer-reviewed journals together with the potential for contributions of national and international significance at the Assistant Professor level; Evidence of success in securing extramural funding; Evidence of excellent teaching skills.

Position Summary
The Department of Entomology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is a national and international leader in basic and applied aspects of insect biology, and has expertise ranging from molecular and sub-organismal biology to applied ecology. We seek to complement these strengths by establishing a new position in Vector Biology and Insect Interactions with Microbial Associates.

Additional Information
Applicants can find relevant information at, and interested individuals are welcome to contact Professor Russell L. Groves at, to discuss this opportunity.

Russell Groves
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

How to apply

Applications must be received through UW-Madison’s online application system (via by the deadline date to ensure consideration.

Please upload the following 3 items: 1) Curriculum Vitae, 2) a single, two-page statement of research interests and plans, and 3) a similar statement of teaching philosophy. In addition, you will be asked to include contact information for three letter-writers.

Additional Link
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