Research Entomologist- Pollination Biology and IPPM

The USDA Agricultural Research Service is seeking a permanent, full-time Entomologist who will be responsible for a multi-faced research program, focusing on critical pollination issues, such as seed production, pollination of rare plants, and improved pollination of fruit and nut crops. Research will develop integrated pest and pollinator management practices in alfalfa seed production to maximize pollination by alkali bees and determine mechanisms underlying interactions among pollinator species in pollination. The successful candidate will join the USDA-ARS-PWA Pollinating Insect-Biology, Management, Systematics- Research Unit (PIRU) in Logan, Utah. 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 (www.usajobs.gov; Job Announcement Number: ARS-D20Y-10865740-JJT). Ad runs from 7/24/20 through 8/7/20. Questions? Please contact Dr. Diana Cox-Foster (diana.cox-foster@usda.gov).

Job Type: 
Regular
Job Listing Expiration: 
60 Days
Company Name: 
USDA-ARS-PWA Pollinating Insect Research Unit
Name of Contact Person: 
Dr. Diana L. Cox-Foster
Contact Person's Phone: 
(435)757-7131
City: 
Logan
State/Province: 
Utah
Country: 
USA
Contact Person's Email: 
diana.cox-foster@usda.gov