The Arthropod-Borne Disease Laboratory, Suffolk County Department of Health Services, in Yaphank, NY conducts countywide surveillance of arthropod-borne pathogens. The ABDL is seeking an entomologist to assist with various lab functions and field activities including the expansion of a tick surveillance program. The successful applicant will be required to conduct field work for tick collections and molecular laboratory analysis for tick-borne pathogens. Experience in molecular biology is preferred. Please visit Department of Health Services to learn more about this position. Salary begins at $61,460 with employee benefits. The position can be filled as soon as a qualified candidate is identified, preferably with a start date in early 2021. If you are interested in this opportunity, please send a resume and a list of 3 references via e-mail to Dr. Scott Campbell (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Minimal qualifications for this position require either
(a) Possession of a Master’s Degree in Biology, and one (1) year of experience in the field of research on the biology and control of nuisance insects; or,
(b) Graduation from a New York State or Regionally accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree, and three (3) years of experience in the field of research on the biology and control of nuisance insects.