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POST-DOCTORAL POSITION Spatial distribution and statistical modeling applied to polyphagous pests in agricultural landscapes

Posted by: University of Sao Paulo

Posted date: Aug-07-2018

Location: Piracicaba, SP BRAZIL

 

 

A multidisciplinary research team working on “Multi- and Interdisciplinary Approaches to Understand Spatio-Temporal Patterns of Insect Pests and Design Landscapes for Sustainable Pest Management in Tropical Agricultural Systems” is seeking for an independent, self-motivated post-doc. The post-doc will investigate pest polyphagous distribution with statistical models to analyze relationships between pests and agricultural landscapes. The candidate must have experience in computer programming with statistical models for insect pests. The selected candidate will be granted a 7 months Post-Doctoral Fellowship from the Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (FAPESP – www.fapesp.br/en). This opportunity is open to candidates of all nationalities.

Salary: R$ 7.174,80 (nearly U$1,900/month – free of tax). Fellowship also included a research contingency fund equivalent to 15% of the annual value of the fellowship to be used on activities directly related with the proposed research activity, including data presentation in national/international meetings.

Application deadline: August 24th, 2018

Starting date: September 10st, 2018 or earlier

Docs for application: a) short CV; b) 1 page motivation letter; c) letter of recommendation

Contact person: Further inquiries and application should be sent to Wesley AC Godoy (wacgodoy(at) usp.br), ESALQ/University of São Paulo, Department of Entomology & Acarology, Piracicaba, SP, Brazil (http://www.en.esalq.usp.br/).


 

 

Job Title POST-DOCTORAL POSITION Spatial distribution and statistical modeling applied to polyphagous pests in agricultural landscapes
Post Details
Email wacgodoy(at)usp.br
Employer's Website www.lea.esalq.usp.br
Category
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Ecology
Job Classification Job Classification -> Postdoctoral Researcher
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Piracicaba, SP BRAZIL
Key Words Entomology postdoc
Start Date September 10st, 2018 or earlier
Salary nearly U$1,900/month
Deadline Aug-24-2018