INHS Medical Entomology Lab hiring for TWO salaried staff positions!

We are hiring for two positions at the INHS-MEL located at the University of Illinois in Champaign, Illinois. These are jobs with long-term employment potential working with outstanding colleagues in a great environment.

Champaign-Urbana is a lively and growing area with excellent recreational and cultural opportunities and a low-cost of living. The University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana has a diverse and engaging research and teaching community. The 2021-22 U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges rankings rated Illinois as the number 15 public university and the number 47 national university.

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(For the seasonal hourly positions job ad, see our last News post.)

1. Scientific Specialist: primarily working in the lab on mosquito colony maintenance, behavioral and manipulative experiments with mosquitoes and ticks, and molecular testing of vectors; ($44K+ w/benefits; minimum qual: BSc)

Application deadline April 11, 2022

2. Sr. Scientific Specialist: planning and conducting mosquito and tick surveillance, conducting research on improved vector surveillance/control methods and bite prevention, and assisting with lab diagnostics; (salary commensurate; minimum qual: BSc)

Application deadline April 11, 2022

For questions or inquiries, please contact the INHS-MEL Lab Director, Dr. Chris Stone.