Current Job Postings

Academic Employment Listings

  • No opportunities at present

Post-doc Employment Listings

  • No opportunities at present

Other Employment Listings

  • No opportunities at present

Student Employment Listings

NSERC USRA position in insect disease ecology—Evenden Lab
We are seeking a highly motivated student to study the interactions between insect diet and disease development in a native forest defoliator, the forest tent caterpillar (Malacosoma disstria). The student will work closely with a graduate student mentor on the project.

The position includes:
  1. Local field work to collect and trap specimens
  2. Maintenance and rearing of live insects
  3. Dissection of immature and adult stages of the insect
  4. Microscopy to identify disease load
The ideal candidate will:
  1. Have an interest in Entomology
  2. Have experience handling live insects
  3. Have taken at least 1 Entomology course
  4. Have a full Class 5 driver’s license
Interested candidates should contact: Maya Evenden at mevenden@ualberta.ca
NSERC USRA position in agricultural entomology—Evenden Lab
We are seeking a highly motivated student to study the biological control of the diamondback moth (Plutella xylostella), an important pest of canola on the Prairie Provinces. The student will work closely with a post doctoral fellow mentor on the project.

The position includes:
  1. Local field work to collect and trap specimens
  2. Field cage studies to establish dynamic economic thresholds for this species.
  3. Maintenance and rearing of live insects
  4. Growth and maintenance of plant material
  5. Lab bioassays to assess the efficacy of natural enemies against different stages of the diamondback moth.
The ideal candidate will:
  1. Have an interest in Entomology
  2. Have experience handling live insects
  3. Have taken at least 1 Entomology course
  4. Have a full Class 5 driver’s license
Interested candidates should contact: Maya Evenden at mevenden@ualberta.ca