Two Research Entomologist open with USDA ARS

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Exotic and Invasive Weeds Research Unit is seeking two permanent full time Research Entomologists for permanent appointments in Davis, California.  A degree is required. The incumbents will conduct research on factors contributing to honey bee colony loss. The incumbents will develop long-term longitudinal studies of spatial and temporal changes in bee populations exposed to abiotic and biotic stresses and management practices. The incumbents will publish research results in peer-reviewed journals and give research presentations at national and international scientific meetings and conferences. Vacant research positions may be filled at several grade levels (GS-12-13 or 14-15) depending upon scientific impact of the selected person. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply to both positions. Research positions have an open-ended promotion potential.  Salary is commensurate with experience.  Citizenship restrictions apply.  Please view the complete text announcement and application instructions using the following links: Continue reading

Two positions open at USDA ARS working with pollinators

Two different USDA-ARS positions are included below, one for an “assistant-professor” level position on nutrition and the other a postdoc position in bioinformatics. Continue reading

Posting for Molecular Insect Systematist

The USDA-ARS-PWA Pollinating Insect–– Biol., Mgmt. Syst.–– Research Unit  is hiring a Molecular Insect Systematist as a Research Entomologist.  This is a permanent GS12 position, requiring US Citizenship.  The job (announcement # ARS-D16W-0511) is currently posted on USAJOBS.GOV and will close Sept. 30, 2016.
For more information, contact:
Dr. Diana L. Cox-Foster
Research Leader
USDA-ARS-PWA Pollinating Insect–– Biol., Mgmt. Syst.–– Research Unit
Utah State University, Dept. Biology, UMC5310
Logan UT 84322
Phone Number: (435)797-0530
Cell Phone: (435)757-7131


Two lepidopterist positions open at USDA ARS in Washington, DC

USDA Agricultural Research Service is seeking candidates for  two Lepidopterist (Research Entomologists) positions in the Systematic Entomology Laboratory. The positions are open for applicants via the USA Jobs website:

Deadline is February 6.