Jobs and Opportunities

The Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology actively engages with internal and external partners to deliver paid internships and other career opportunities to students and alumni. Many positions below are posted independent of the individual organizations. Please apply using the directions listed on the corresponding site.

Current Openings for Faculty Positions

Assistant Professor (9 month, tenure-track), Plant Pathologist – screening of applicant credentials will begin September 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled

Assistant or Associate Professor (9 month, tenure-track), Insect-microbe Interactions – screening of applicant credentials will begin January 9, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled

Current Openings for Graduate Student Positions

New opportunities within our department will be posted periodically. Please check back often!

Current Openings for Staff/Technical Positions

Senior Research Associate & Lab Manager – applications will be accepted until an adequate pool is found

Full-Stack Web Developer – applications will be accepted until an adequate pool is found

Postdoctoral Research Associate – applications will be accepted until an adequate pool is found

Additional Opportunities

Job Databases


Plant Pathology Career Center — new jobs, internships, and university programs posted every day for multiple locations

Entomology Job Opportunities (ESA) — new jobs are posted every day for multiple locations

American Society of Horticultural Science — new jobs are posted every day for multiple locations

USAJOBS.GOV — new federal jobs posted every day for multiple locations

Corteva Agriscience — new jobs are posted every day for multiple locations

Other Opportunities


Assistant Professor of Plant-Insect Interactions (MSU) – screening of applications will begin November 1, 2022. Applications will continue to be accepted until a robust applicant pool is established.

Assistant Professor of Entomology/Insect Ecology (MSU) – screening of applications will begin on November 1, 2022. Applications will continue to be accepted until an adequate applicant pool has been established.

Research Technologist (UNL) – screening of applications will begin March 1, 2023.

Assistant Professor – Crops IPM Entomologist (UNL) – screening of applications will begin March 15, 2023.