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University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez
Río Piedras
Botanical Garden
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Posted: 03/09/2023
Assistant Professor

A faculty-level position that involves administration and research at the field and laboratory level. Continuation of current collaborative project between the University of Puerto Rico, USDA APHIS and other local agencies on invasive species in Puerto Rico is highly desired. In addition, the candidate must participate in faculty committees, assessment and continuous improvement activities, and support outreach and general services activities in the department and the Agricultural Experiment Station.

Requirement: Applicants must have a Ph.D in Entomology or related field from an accredited university. Previous experience in insect, biology, ecology, genetics, physiology and virology, biomolecular methods and genomic data analysis, data collection, analysis and publication of results and a record of experience with refereed publications.

How to apply: Candidates interested in being considered for this position must submit a letter of intent, official transcripts of all university degrees, curriculum vitae, a personal statement describing research experience, and three (3) peer references letters. The documents must be sent to the following postal address and/or e-mail

Center for Excellence in Quarantine & Invasive Species (CEQUIS)

Department of Agroenvironmental Sciences

University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus

Call Box 9000, Mayagüez, PR 00681-9000

e-mail: maria.plaza@upr.edu