USDA Post-doc, Screwworm genetics

Al Handler handler at
Fri Jun 8 17:02:41 EST 2001


Screwworm Genetics/ transgenesis

USDA-ARS-Lincoln, NE.  The Midwest Livestock Insects Research Unit is
seeking a research entomologist to assist in the development of gene
transfer methods for the screwworm fly (<italic>Cochliomyia
hominivorax</italic>) that will be used to generate transgenic strains
useful for sterile insect technique programs.  Ph.D. in a related
discipline is required and should have been awarded within the last
four years.  Postdoctoral experience in molecular entomology or
genetics is preferred and experience in insect systems (including
<italic>Drosophila</italic>) is beneficial.  Incumbent will be
stationed in Lincoln, NE but also will participate in training and
collaborative research at the USDA-ARS laboratory in Gainesville, FL
with Dr. Al Handler.   The position is funded for two years and salary
is commensurate with experience ($43,326-$67,500).  Benefits available.
 Position will be open until filled.  There are some employment
restrictions for non-U.S. citizens - please contact before submitting
application.  Submit CV, country of citizenship, Veterans preference,
copy of graduate and undergraduate transcripts and list of pertinent
college courses, one-page abstract of Ph.D. dissertation, recent
reprints, and contact information for three references.  Start date
immediate but somewhat negotiable.  

Submit applications and inquiries to (e-mail applications accepted):  

Dr. Philip Scholl 


305 PI Bldg, UNL-EC 

Lincoln, NE  68583-0938

Phone: (402)-437-5256 

Fax: 402-437-5260 

Email: <underline>pscholl at</underline>.  

The USDA is an equal opportunity provider and


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