PhD, in entomology, virology, microbiology, biochemistry or a related area
Experience with cell culture
Research experience with insect physiology and / or virology
Solid molecular biology and biochemistry skills
Strong communication and organizational skills.
The position is based in the laboratory of Dr. Bryony C. Bonning, Eminent Scholar and Professor, Department of Entomology and Nematology at University of Florida. The lab provides outstanding infrastructure for cutting edge research and has a strong record of innovation and trainee placement within the agricultural biotechnology industry sector, USDA and academia.
University of Florida has the largest Entomology and Nematology department in the nation, with outstanding facilities. The diverse faculty has strengths in both basic and applied research, and strong collaborative and interdepartmental interactions.