The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is creating an environment that affirms community across all dimensions. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment through their scholarship,
This position is responsible for managing multiple city-wide ecosystem management policies and programs including the city’s Integrated Pest Management program and the West Nile virus Mosquito Monitoring and Management program.
The individual will be a core member of Virginia Tech’s Invasive Species Destination Area (https://invasivespecies.fralinlifesci.vt.edu/). This Destination Area is a university-wide initiative fostering growth in transdisciplinary research to develop solutions to complex global problems of invasive species that directly or indirectly impacts the lives or livelihoods of people,
Conduct weed ecology and management research, work with stakeholders, mentor graduate students, and help manage an extramurally funded research project. Writing research and outreach articles and publishing in peer-reviewed journals and Extension bulletins are expected.