Research Entomologist

The USDA Agricultural Research Service is seeking a permanent, full-time Entomologist who will be responsible for leading Unit scientists in the areas of applied entomology and/or applied ecology in general, as it applies to invasion biology and discovery and implementation of biologically-based strategies to manage pest ant species. The successful candidate will join the USDA-ARS-SEA, Fire Ant and Household Insects Research Unit (IFAHI) in Gainesville, Florida. The position is advertised at the GS-12 level ($76K starting salary), includes full government benefits, has promotion potential to GS-15 (up to $160K), and is open to all U.S. Citizens and Nationals. Please apply on USAJobs (; Job Announcement Number: ARS-D20SEA-10850938-STP. Ad runs from 7/30/20 through 8/28/20). Questions? Please contact Dr. Robert K Vander Meer ( posting

Job Type: 
Job Listing Expiration: 
60 Days
Company Name: 
USDA-ARS-SEA, Fire Ant and Household Insects Research Unit (IFAHI)
Name of Contact Person: 
Dr. Robert K. Vander Meer
Contact Person's Phone: 
(352) 514-0229
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