M.Sc. position available in disease ecology and medical entomology

The Disease Ecology lab at Auburn University

(http://wp.auburn.edu/zohdylab <http://wp.auburn.edu/zohdylab/>/

<http://wp.auburn.edu/zohdylab/>)  is looking to fill a MSc position

with an enthusiastic student interested in disease ecology and medical

entomology.  This student will conduct research on the ecological

drivers of mosquito-borne diseases. Understanding and predicting the

impact of land-use change on mosquito ecology is critical for the

development of vector control and management efforts. As part of an

on-going project, the selected student will play an integral role in

managing a project assessing the role of land-use change on vector

distribution and host-feeding preferences in mosquitoes along the Gulf




Candidates must have completed a BSc degree by start date and have a

strong interest in medical/veterinary entomology. Student must be a team

player willing to work under harsh field conditions (rain or shine,

sometimes in extreme heat), have exceptional writing and quantitative

skills, and some experience conducting field and/or laboratory work.

Start date: Jan 2018, although research can begin as early as Aug 2017

*How To Apply:*

Please send a letter describing your background and interest in the

topic, CV, and names of three references to zohdy@auburn.edu

<mailto:zohdy@auburn.edu>. Review of applications will begin

immediately, and position will remain open until filled. Feel free to

email with any questions regarding this opportunity.”