Postdoctoral Position: Theory of Resistance Evolution

A postdoctoral position is available for a theoretical ecologist/evolutionary biologist to study the evolution of resistance of insect pests to genetically modified crops with insecticidal properties. The postdoc will participate with a team including an insect ecologist (David Andow), a sociologist (Fred Buttel), an economist (Terry Hurley), and a theoretical ecologist (Tony Ives). A strong background in mathematics is essential.

The position is for 2 years starting at US$30,000/yr, with the possibility of continued funding for additional time. The starting date is preferably before 1 March, 2002. All requirements for the Ph.D. must be completed before the time of appointment. Please send CV, and the names and contact information for 3 references to:

Tony Ives
Department of Zoology
Madison, WI 53706
Phone: (608) 262-1519
Fax: (608) 265-6320