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...

  • Student working with a laptop for online degreeOnline students in the online Master's of Science (MS) degree program will benefit from a reduced credit-hour requirement and a reduced time requirement following changes by the UNL Graduate College and the Entomology Department. Starting next fall, students may earn an online MS degree for 30 credits, instead of 36 credits, under the Option B.  The new degree plan must be completed within five years, instead of 10 years.  More details about this change may be found on the IANR News website.
  • Dr. Gary Brewer
  • Dr. Gary Brewer, professor of Entomology has a new Push-Pull Strategy to manage Stable Flies.  These flies cause billions in economic losses for the US and the world. Brewer explains the Strategy on this YouTube Video. 
  • Annie KruegerAnnie Krueger, Ph.D. candidate in Entomology, was featured in the IANR Student Spotlight this week. Annie is from Stevensville, MD, and plans to graduate this August. She is mentored by Dr. Troy Anderson

  • Dr. Doug GolickDr. Doug Golick, associate professor of Entomology, received a $19,259 grant from the Nebraska Environmental Trust (NET) in April. He received one of 23 grants that were awarded to faculty at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Golick will study Milkweed as a teaching tool in the classroom. 
  • Dr. Autumn SmartThe Economics of Honey Bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Mgt. & Overwintering Strategies of Colonies Used to Pollinate Almonds,” co-authored by Dr. Autumn Smart, was chosen as a runner-up in the 2019-20 Readers' Choice Award for the Journal of Economic Entomology. Congratulations Autumn!
  • Matthew GreinerMS student Matt Greiner (mentored by Ana Vélez) was awarded 1st place in the student paper competition at the recent Ozark-Prairie SETAC meeting. The victory will provide him with funds to attend the national SETAC meeting in November. Way to go, Matthew!