Scientist, Applied Entomology

Te Puke, New Zealand | Vacancy 19066

Plant & Food Research’s Applied Entomology Group delivers entomological research solutions to New Zealand’s major horticultural sectors with regionally-based teams working closely with the pipfruit, winegrape, kiwifruit and mixed cropping sectors.

The Group is seeking a scientist to join the kiwifruit entomology team who will contribute to existing and new programmes and take a significant role in developing research that contributes to the ongoing success of the kiwifruit industry. As a senior author you will communicate research results to internal and external clients and will publish research findings from your specialist field in refereed journals and present at conferences.

You will have a PhD and a record of achievement in entomology, particularly in relation to integrated pest management. Flexibility to work on a range of different projects and a willingness to engage in field experimentation will be essential.

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Please quote vacancy number 19066

Applications close 31 March 2017


Job Type: 
Job Listing Expiration: 
60 Days
Company Name: 
Plant & Food Research
Name of Contact Person: 
Nadine Andrews
Te Puke
Bay of Plenty
New Zealand
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