Entomology Employment Center

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Positions Available at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Faculty openings at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (all fields)

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has 5 Extension Educator positions for interested and qualified individuals. The primary responsibility of these positions is to develop and deliver educational programs and resources as an active participant in the Nebraska Water and Integrated Cropping Systems (WICS) Team. The Nebraska locations are in Burt, Lancaster, Perkins, Red Willow and Saunders' counties. Review of applications begins May 7, 2021. Contact Daren Redfearn at 405-612-6597 or dredfearn2@unl.edu or Cindy Zluticky at 402-472-8023 or cynthia.zluticky@unl.edu with questions about this position. 

Other Open Entomology Positions

The LSU AgCenter and LSU College of Agriculture in Baton Rouge, LA, is seeking an Assistant Professor in Extension Entomology - Arthropod Pests of Urban and Peri-urban Environments (pdf).  

May 31, 2021

ISK is seeking an entomologist to fill a Product Development Manager (Insecticides) position located just outside Cleveland, Ohio. The employment description is here (pdf) or at https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2477006671/.

May 1, 2021

The USDA Agricultural Research Service has an opening for a Biological Science Lab Technician working in the Pollinators and Gene Flow Laboratory with the Vegetable Crop Research Unit, Madison, WI. If interested, please send your curriculum vitae (resume) and a letter of interest describing your previous research  experience and interest in the position to .

April 18, 2021

The Hopkins Lab at Washington State University seeks a highly-motivated postdoctoral research associate to work on a three-year project focused on developing tools to support beekeepers.

May 2021

The Regulatory Affairs/R&D for Douglas Products, Liberty, MO, has two positions available:

For questions, contact Tim McPherson, Director of Regulatory Affairs/R&D|Douglas Products, Email tim.mcpherson@douglasproducts.com, cell: 269-339-2014.
The University of Georgia has a Post Doc position in Entomology (pdf) to work on ecology and management of spotted-wing drosophila (SWD), Drosophila suzukii. As soon as possible.
Doane University College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for an adjunct instructor in the Biology department to teach one section of BIOstatistics each semester for the 2021-2022 academic year.   As soon as possible.
Enko in Mystic, CT, is seeing an Insecticide and Nematicide Discovery Scientist for its Research and Development team. More details about the position are in the pdf
Research Associate Manager with expertise in agricultural science and in communications - Potatoes USA (pdf) open until filled
Post Doctorate, Economically Important Traits of Warm Season Grasses, USDA-ARS, Tifton, GA open until filled
PostDoctorate, Spotted Drosophila, University of Georgia, Athens, GA open until filled
Army Entomologist
Army and Army Reserve Medical Service Corps
Air Force Medical Entomologist  


Graduate Assistantships, Summer Internships, Part-time positions

The USDA-ARS in Brookings, SD, has an 8-week summer internship to work on insects in till/no-till corn and soybeans. The wage is $13.45/hr, 40hrs a week and here is a pdf of the job announcement. For more information, contact Dr. Karl Roeder, Phone: (605)-693-5211; Email: .
April 21, 2021, 5 p.m.
Lab & Field Assistant for the Agroecosystems Entomology Lab (pdf) at the West Central Research & Extension Center in North Platte, NE. Please send a cover letter & resume to Samantha Daniel, sdaniel3@unl.edu. May 2021
Two Environmental Monitoring internships are availble with the Save Our Monarchs (pollinator habitat sites in eastern Nebraska). These internships will be up to 20 hours per week between May 1-Oct. 15, 2021. Interns will assist the Save Our Monarchs Foundation/Nebraska Monarchs with monitoring restored pollinator habitat sites in eastern Nebraska, collecting data, and identifying plant and invertebrate species. Position requires visiting sites and collecting transect data throughout the growing season. Please email a resume, unofficial transcript, names and contact information of three references, and a one-page written statement summarizing your goals for this summer internship program to: becki@saveourmonarchs.org and jenn@nebraskamonarchs.com. April 15, 2021
Dr. Georgina V. Bingham, UNL Dept. of Entomology, is seeking a part-time technical lab assistant (pdf) for 5-15 hours per week. For more information, contact her at gbingham@unl.edu As soon as possible.
M.S. or Ph.D. assistantship, Invasion or Applied Ecology of Sucking Insects, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX Spring or summer 2021
Summer Entomology Fellowships - Terestrial Arthropod Surveys, Rolla, MO open until filled
Corteva Internship Program  


Entomology News at Nebraska

Breaking Entomological News...

  • Entomology Department Graduation flyerJoin the Entomology Department as we hold a virtual Graduation Celebration on Friday, May 7, 11 a.m. (central) via Zoom (https://unl.zoom.us/j/98456239837).  Congratulations to our graduates: Ph.D. - Sajjan Grover and Jordy Reinders; M.S. - Jenna Chappell, Samantha Daniel, Kathlyne Rog, Josh Shoemaker, Chris Tankersley, and Timothy Wucherer; B.S. in Insect Science - James Schacht and Courtney Wallner. 

  • Kait ChapmanKate Chapman, extension educator and Entomology alumna, was interviewed by Channel 10/11 about tick season in Nebraska. The peak season for ticks in Nebraska is May and June, according to Chapman. See her video interview on the 10/11 website.

  • Lt. Col. Mary C. Yelnicker presents an Award for Civilian Achievement to Dr. Kristen Lewis, MS in Entomology student Congratulations to Dr. Kristin Lewis, one of our online MS in Entomology students, on her retirement from Civil Service on March 27!  In this picture, she is being presented an Award for Civilian Achievement by Lt. Col. Mary C. Yelnicker (left). Lewis served as a Training Development Element Chief, 381st Training Support Squadron, 82nd Training Group, 82nd Training Wing, Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA, from April 24, 2014-March 27, 2021. Her nominator wrote that Lewis's "efforts ensured continuation of the Basic Instructor Course during Coronavirus pandemic restrictions, meeting Community College of the Air Force accreditation requirements for 53 instructors and zero mission impacts to training. The distinctive accomplishments of Dr. Lewis reflect credit upon herself and the United States Air Force."

  • Dr. Jody GreenDr. Joe LouisCongratulations to Dr. Joe Louis on being promoted to full Professor and to Dr. Jody Green on being promoted to Associate Extension Educator! They were among 109 faculty members at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln who were promoted this year.

  • Jordan ReindersPh.D. candidate Jordy Reinders was featured in the IANR Student Spotlight recently. Jordy will be graduating in May 2021 with a degree in Entomology. Reinders is advised by Dr. Lance Meinke

  • Courtney WallnerInsect Science student Courtney Wallner was featured in a Nebraska Today article about becoming a veterinarian for bees.  Wallner is graduating in May and plans to attend vet school at Tufts University, Medford, MA. Great work Courtney!