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HJF is seeking an Entomologist to support the Navy and Marine Corp Public Health Center (NMCPHC) located at the Navy Entomology Center of Excellence (NECE) in Jacksonville, FL. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to NMCPHC.
As the Navy and Marine Corps center of expertise for operational entomology, the ideal candidate will be tasked with assisting with the development, design, and evaluation of novel products and application technologies to better protect deployed forces from blood feeding insects and other arthropods that transmit human diseases.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Professional work experience in the field of entomological research, development, prevention, or control which included field and/or laboratory work. An understanding of pertinent insecticide chemistry, biological sciences, and public health concepts related to the control of insects that carry human diseases. Familiarity with technical and administrative requirements for project development, execution and management. Knowledge of scientific methods, and techniques concerned with public health insecticide application equipment. Demonstrated experience in project design, execution, data analysis, and publication in peer-reviewed journals. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Familiarity with related guidelines including various Federal and State regulations.
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Master's Degree in Entomology or related scientific field.
Minimum Experience: 3-5 years of relevant work experience, including demonstrated experience in identification of medically important arthropods.
Work Environment: Office and laboratory environment.
Background: US Citizenship required; eligibility to obtain and hold Department of Defense issued Secret Clearance.
Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.