I’d like to thank Mr. Dalsass for teaching your class last Friday, Click the link : complex2polar to access the notes.
Here is the job ad we discussed in class. Please read it. try to comment on any of the following topics: how would you use math in this position? how does math relate to agriculture? what branch of mathematics do you think is used (i.e. statistics), etc.
• Improve existing mathematical modeling approaches for insect resistance and related systems and develop new methods with respect to industry-wide standards which can impact freedom to operate.• Disseminate novel methods and results to the scientific community through peer-reviewed publications and presentations to scientific conferences.• Increase the level of mathematical modeling knowledge and appreciation throughout the company via training, computer applications, technical articles, and white papers.
PhD in Biomathematics, Mathematical Ecology or Entomology, or related field of study, or equivalent based on experience.
Training and/or experience in mathematical modeling or related methods applied to ecological and/or genetic systems. Demonstrated programming skills using R, C, or related programming/statistical packages.
Experience working with multi-disciplinary workgroups or teams.
Knowledge of insect resistance, insect resistance management and related issues desirable
Other Desired skills: Ability to communicate well and explain significance of research findings.