Research Entomologist/Molecular Biologist

The USDA Agricultural Research Service is seeking a permanent, full-time Entomologist/ Molecular Biologist who will be responsible for leading Unit scientists in the areas of molecular biology and/or biochemistry in general, as it applies to the 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-D20Y-10882637-ABS. Ad runs from 08/25/20 through 09/22/20.

Questions? Please contact Dr. Robert K Vander Meer (

Job Listing Expiration: 30 Days


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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