Entomology Employment Center

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This webpage is going on hiatus and will no longer be updated after Dec. 31, 2022. Please see the links below for additional job listings. Current students should watch their emails and the department Slack channel for job postings. 

Students seeking an M.S. or Ph.D. graduate assistantship in the Entomology Department at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln should contact the corresponding faculty member, https://entomology.unl.edu/faculty, who works in the student's interest area. Assistantships are offered by individual faculty members rather than on a department-wide basis. 

This webpage is going on hiatus and will no longer be updated after Dec. 31, 2022.

Other Open Entomology Positions

The Nebraska Department of Agriculture is looking for a qualified individual to manage the implementation and enforcement of the Entomology and Plant Pest Programs.

The USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Research Station has a position open for a permanent Entomologist, based in Hilo or Volcano on Hawaii Island.

The USDA-ARS Plant Genetics Research Group in Columbia, Missouri has a Research Entomologist position open in Columbia, MO.  


Michigan State University Extension and the Agriculture and Agribusiness Institute have an opening for an Extension Educator to work in Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in tree fruit. Although negotiable, there is space to work from the Kent County Extension Office, Grand Rapids, MI. 

RNAissance Ag, LLC, (a subsidiary of TechAccel, LLC) is an early-stage startup company developing RNAi-based biopesticides for control of important agricultural pests.

The Division of Plant Science and Technology in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR) at the University of Missouri (MU) seeks an Assistant Professor and State Extension Specialist in the area of field crop and forage entomology.

The USDA is seeking a Suupervisory Biological Sciences for its Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS). This position will work with the Mexican Fruit Fly Sterile Insect Program located at IMMDL in Edinburg, Texas.

The duties may include, but are not limited to:

Open until filled
Starting in January or February 2023 Term

The University of Tennessee and North Carolina State are seeking to hire two post-doctoral research associates in complementry positions to study the Asian longhorned tick on cattle. Both associates will work in the Trout Fryxell Lab and will help with development, validation, and evaluation

The Hopkins (https://labs.wsu.edu/hopkinslab/) and Kulhanek (https://labs.wsu.edu/kulhaneklab/) labs at Washington State University seek a postdoctoral research associate to wo

The University of Wyoming Extension program invites applicants for a Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) Extension Educator assistant position. Extension Educators are part of the university’s educational outreach system and form an essential link between the people of Wyoming and

Open until filled

Develops and administers medical pest management and entomologic programs, and conducts biologic surveys. Identifies and maintains surveillance of pests, disease vectors, and other animals of medical importance. Advises medical personnel on vector-borne disease epidemiology.

Your knowledge of insects and their behavior can make a difference in the health, morale and overall environment of our Soldiers. When you serve your country as an entomologist and Officer on the U.S.

Open until filled

The Army health care team depends on its entomologists to plan, control and monitor pest and disease control programs that can affect the health and morale of Soldiers and their families