Employment:

Assistant Professor – Mosquito Ecologist

This is a 9-month tenure-accruing position that will be 80% research and 20% extension, available at the Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, at the University of Florida. This assignment may change in accordance with the needs of the unit.  Duties will include research and extension focusing on ecology of vectors and vector-borne pathogens with emphasis on field ecology of mosquitoes. Tenure will accrue in the Department of Entomology and Nematology. The successful candidate will participate actively in undergraduate and graduate education by chairing and serving on graduate committees, supervising thesis, dissertation and undergraduate research, and publishing research results with students. Faculty are encouraged to participate in professional development activities related to teaching and advising and may teach courses and seminars. The successful candidate will seek contract and grant funding actively to support his/her program. For full consideration, candidates should apply and submit additional materials by October 1, 2019.  The position will remain open until a viable applicant pool is determined.

Associate/Full Professor of Empire Innovation

SUNY Upstate Medical University (UMU), in conjunction with SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) seeks two internationally recognized expert in vector-borne diseases and ecology of infectious diseases, broadly defined, to apply for an Associate or Full Professor of
Empire Innovation position (Commensurate of the experience of the Empire Innovation Program (EIP) faculty per decision of campus leadership) as part of the New York State Empire Innovation Scholar
Program, which aims to expand the ranks of world-class faculty within the SUNY system. EIP positions are highly prized and very competitive; as such, EIP faculty enjoy special distinction within the SUNY system and are largely free of teaching responsibilities in order to accelerate their research.
The successful candidate will join a growing team of collaborative and interdisciplinary researchers in Central New York in the creation of a new Center for Environmental Health and Medicine, a SUNYfunded
collaboration between ESF and UMU (less than 5 min walk between campuses). Utilizing the expertise of the successful candidate the Center will be able to leverage the robust facilities, faculty expertise, and platforms for research on a local and global scale to address the greatest challenges
to environmental and human health. Linking local and global surveillance and research efforts will provide a unique opportunity for students, fellows and faculty. More information about the Center can be found here: www.sunycehm.org. Application Process: Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statement of research interests to eisearch@upstate.edu. References will be requested if you are selected as a
finalist. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Official posting of this advertisement can be found here.  For additional information, contact Dr. Saravanan Thangamani at thangams@upstate.edu.

Vector Control Technician – Shasta Mosquito & Vector Control District

Under the general direction of the District Manager and Assistant Manager, and reporting to the Field Supervisor, the Vector Control Technician (VCT) performs inspections (surveillance) and control operations relative to vector control operations in an assigned area or areas of responsibility, may perform tasks of a specialized function or need and do related work as required within the auspices of a mosquito and vector control agency. The Vector Control Technician reports to the Field Supervisor. Interested parties who meet the qualifications must submit a District application. Resumes alone will not be accepted, but may be included with application. To obtain an application, please visit our website www.shastamosquito.org, and look in section “About Us > Employment.” Submit by e-mail to contact@shastamosquito.org. Please attach the application materials as a Word or PDF file with the classification title, VECTOR CONTROL TECHNICIAN, in the subject line.

Training:

Certificate Course in Arbovirology, Rickettsiology and Arthropod Containment – This course is hosted by the Western Gulf Center of Excellence for Vector-Borne Diseases, and will be held October 7-18, 2019. Please see attached flyer for more information.

Links to Other Employment Postings (many include summer jobs!):

Mosquito and Vector Control Association of California

Utah Mosquito Abatement Association

West Central Mosquito & Vector Control Association

Northwest Mosquito & Vector Control Association

American Mosquito Control Association

Society for Vector Ecology

Indeed.com (Mosquito Surveillance Jobs)