Agroecosystem Landscape Ecology position open at Kansas State

General Description of Position:

The Department of Entomology at Kansas State University invites applications for an Assistant Professor (12-month, Tenure Track) position in Agroecosystem Landscape Ecology.

Anticipated start date is January 1, 2018, but negotiable. Continue reading

Assistant/Associate Professor in Entomology and Plant Pathology

The Department of Urban Forestry and Natural Resources at Southern University A &M invites applications for a 9-month, full-time tenure-track faculty position in Entomology and/or Plant Pathology at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The successful applicant will be expected to (1) develop and teach foundation and applied courses and labs in urban forest entomology, plant pathology, plant health care, and integrated pest management to strengthen the urban forestry curriculum for BS, MS, and PhD programs and graduate certificate programs in Urban Forest Science and Natural Resource Management (2) obtain external teaching and research funding that will involve both undergraduate and graduate students, (3) advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students, (4) commit to excellence in teaching, research and service to the university and community. Summer research appointment will be available through SUAREC for the first year to ensure the candidate an opportunity to apply for external funding. Continue reading

Extension Assist/Associate Professor – Tree Fruit Entomology

Job Description:

The Stockbridge School of Agriculture at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is seeking applications for a full-time Extension Assistant/Associate Professor in entomology. The successful candidate will collaborate with faculty, Extension specialists, industry, non-profits and government agencies to develop and deliver informational and educational materials to support the commercial tree fruit industry, and conduct original research related to insect pest management and ecology, with an emphasis on sustainable methods, particularly integrated pest management. The candidate will develop and teach two courses in entomology. The candidate will develop a research program in support of this goal, and provide educational programming in collaboration with other members of the UMass Fruit Program, Stockbridge School of Agriculture faculty and staff, Extension and industry. This will include publishing in scientific and trade journals and education through face-to-face and electronic delivery. The candidate will acquire extra-mural funding to support research and Extension programs. The candidate will participate as a full member of the University of Massachusetts faculty in a 12-month, non-tenure track. We share a fundamental commitment to teach and serve a diverse student body, professional practitioners and the broader public. Continue reading

Post‐Doctoral Scholar in Entomology

Position Location: Dept. of Entomology and Nematology, University of California-­‐Davis, Davis, CA.

Position Summary: This position is funded in part by a grant from the Specialty Crop Research Initiative. The scholar will determine current status of brown marmorated stink bugs (Halyomorpha halys) on specialty crops in the Central Valley of California and develop and refine pest management programs appropriate for this invasive stink bug in this important agricultural production area. Pest biology, biological control, damage potential, sampling, and management will be among the areas of interest.   Continue reading

Continuing Track Assistant Professor of Agricultural Entomology

The Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware seeks to fill a continuing-track faculty position in Agricultural Entomology at the Assistant Professor level.  The position has responsibilities in 25% scholarship and 75% extension.  The agricultural entomologist will develop a visible and applied research and extension education program for diverse audiences in agricultural communities, including farm organizations, non-governmental conservation organizations, state and federal governmental agencies, industry, and the general public.  The successful candidate will need to build a research program using external funding from agencies such as USDA-NIFA, NSF, FDA, USGS, USEPA, USFWS and other federal and state agencies and industry or growers’ groups concerned with agricultural entomology.  Continue reading

Michigan State seeks Assistant Professor – Biological Control

The Department of Entomology at Michigan State University seeks candidates for a tenure system position (nine months) in Biological Control at the Assistant Professor rank. We seek individuals with expertise in biological control of arthropod pests and/or weeds and supporting knowledge of insect pathology, predator-prey interactions, multi-trophic interactions, or integrated pest management. The successful candidate can apply genomic, molecular, quantitative or other methods to solving problems in biological control, at population, community, or landscape scales. The appointee will be expected to build a nationally prominent research program, as well as contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching, extension and service. Continue reading

Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology at NC State seeks tenure-track Assistant Professor- Precision Pest Ecology

The Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology at North Carolina State University has extended the deadline for application to the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor- Precision Pest Ecology until Nov. 28 (

For this position, there is also a 40% extension component that will be required to overlap my 70% extension component in field crops. As a result, I have a vested interest in ensuring that this position is filled with an individual who will be collaborative and serve our extension stakeholders. Also, please note that while GIS skills are desirable for the research component (60%), there is no requirement that the individual possess this particular skill set. We encourage any qualified applicant to apply.

Entomologist position, western Colorado

A position for an entomologist working in western Colorado has just become available.  It can be viewed at: .

The position will work as part of the Tri River Area Extension Program. The position will provide leadership, guidance, organization, management, and educational opportunities supporting Entomology/Pest Management needs in the Tri River Area. This position will also provide support in soil and crop science, support to all classes of commercial agriculture, small acreage management and landscape pest management. Continue reading

Recognize your Southeastern entomologist colleagues

Please take the opportunity to recognize your colleagues for their outstanding accomplishments in entomology by nominating them for a Southeastern Branch Member Award. Award winners will be recognized at the 2017 Southeastern Branch meeting in Memphis, TN.

The committee is seeking nominations for the following nine awards including the new Excellence in Early Career Award.  Continue reading

Position open for assistant professor in arbovirology

Virginia Tech’s Department of Entomology invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in the area of arthropod-borne viruses starting in Spring 2017. This position is the first in a cluster of six new faculty positions in infectious disease research at Virginia Tech. The nine-month, 70% research and 30% teaching appointment will be based on the campus at Virginia Tech, a land-grant university in the scenic New River Valley of Virginia.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to develop an extramurally funded research program focused on arthropod-borne viruses and serve as a member of the established Vector-Borne Disease Research Group in the Fralin Life Sciences Institute at Virginia Tech. This world-class research facility includes a dedicated insectary and BL3 containment facility. Continue reading