Graduate position: UKentucky.EvolutionInsecticideResistance

The Graduate Fellowship in Urban Entomology at the University of
Kentucky is funded from the Kentucky Pest Management Association
Scholarship Fund. The Kentucky Pest Management Association has a long
history of supporting the educational programs in the Department of
Entomology at the University of Kentucky. This fellowship will support
graduate research in applied or fundamental aspects of urban/structural
pest management. The recipient of this Fellowship will be expected to be
open to participation in the extension Urban Entomology programs in the
Department of Entomology.

Research supported by this fellowship may be in the following areas:
• Population Genetics and Evolution of Insecticide Resistance in Bed Bugs
• Ecology and Management of Bed Bugs in Urban Environments
• Urban Arthropod Biology, Ecology, and Behavior
• IPM in the Urban Environment

*Stipend*: The Fellowship includes a stipend of $20,000, full tuition,
and health benefits. In 2017, one Graduate Fellowship in Urban
Entomology is available for a Ph.D. student entering the Graduate
Program in Entomology starting in August 2017 will be awarded. The
Fellowship is renewable for up to four years, depending on satisfactory

*Qualifications*: B.S. or M.S. in entomology or the biological sciences
with an academic record demonstrating outstanding accomplishments and
interest in urban entomology.

*Application Deadline*: The deadline for applications for this Graduate
Fellowship is March 15, 2017. Applicants must have applied to the
graduate program in Entomology at the University of Kentucky by this date.

*Application Procedure*: To be considered for this Fellowship, please
Email ( a letter that addresses your background and
interests in one of the areas listed, transcripts, GRE scores and
arrange to send two letters of recommendation to the same Email address.
A selection committee that includes a member of the Kentucky Pest
Management Educational Fund Committee will review applications and
selects the winner. The selected candidate will be admitted into
Entomology graduate program after going through the formal application
process. The details on Entomology graduate program are available at

*Additional Information*: Subba Reddy Palli, Chair, Department of
Entomology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546 USA E-mail: PH: 859-257-7450