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Employment and Research Postings
Employers/Supervisors: contact Paul Abram if you want a job or research
opportunity posted and provide a deadline for applications.  Links to details of the
jobs/research opportunities will be posted but not the job descriptions themselves.

Employment Opportunities

Curator, Entomology
Royal BC Museum, Victoria, British Columbia
Closing date: 24 March 2015

Research Scientist - Insect/Mite Taxonomist
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Science and Technology Branch, Ottawa, Ontario
Closing Date: January 12, 2015

Senior Faculty Appointment – Full Time
Western University, Department of Biology & Centre for Environment and Sustainability
Faculty of Science, London, Ontario
Starting Date: January 2015

Research Opportunities

13 PhD Positions in biological control
BINGO (Breeding Invertebrates for Next-Generation Biological Control) Institutions throughout Europe
Closing date: 31 March 2015

M.Sc. position: Chemical Ecology and Sensory Physiology of Spruce Budworm
Acadia University
Wolfville, Nova Scotia
Starting date: May 2015
Contact: kirk.hillier@acadiau.ca

MSc or PhD Research Assistantship - Influence of habitat on bumblebee colony development
Dalhousie University
Faculty of Agriculture
Closing date: 31 March 2015
Start date: 1 May 2015

Postdoctoral position - Orange wheat midge resistance mechanisms
Department of Entomology
University of Manitoba
Applications accepted until March 20, 2015, or until suitable applicant found

M.Sc. position: Assessment of insect diversity in barn swallow habitat and diet using molecular tools
Trent University, Environmental and Life Sciences
Starting date: May 2015
Contact: enol@trentu.ca

MSc and PhD student positions (funded): sexual selection/conflict, life history evolution and speciation (Piophilid flies/Drosophila)
University of Ottawa, Department of Biology
Starting Date: flexible
Contact: hrundle@uottawa.ca

PhD position studying Temperature, seasonality and recurrent insect outbreaks in the Japanese tea pest
Queen’s University, Department of Biology
Starting Date: September 2014 or January 2015
Contact: nelsonw@queensu.ca

Ph.D. position in caterpillar resistance mechanisms
McGill University, Department of Plant Science
Starting date: January 2015 (or earlier)
Contact: jacqueline.bede@mcgill.ca

MSc or PhD student positions in forest plant-insect interactions
University of Calgary, Department of Biological Sciences
Starting Date: September 2014 or January 2015
Contact: mreid@ucalgary.ca

One (M.Sc. or Ph.D.) in caterpillar collective behaviour
Concordia University, Biology Department
Starting Date: September 2014 or January 2015
Contact: despland@alcor.concordia.ca

Two (MSc and PhD) student positions in Terrestrial Ecology (soil invertebrates)
University of Western Ontario, Department of Biology
Starting Date: September 2014 or January 2015
Contact: zlindo@uwo.ca

Three PhD student positions in Chemical Ecology in Forest Entomology
University of Alberta, Department of Renewable Resources
Starting Date: September 2014 or January 2015 (or applications accepted now until a suitable candidate is found)
Contact: erbilgin@ualberta.ca