The USDA-ARS North Central Agricultural Research Laboratory in Brookings, SD is seeking an Entomologist/Ecologist to plan and conduct individual and team research to identify and quantify key factors influencing the ecology of soil-dwelling invertebrates with an overall goal of improving soil and plant health. The position will contribute expertise in invertebrate biology and the development of IPM and sustainable cropping systems based upon sound ecological principles. The position requires a Ph.D. in entomology, ecology, or a related discipline. The position is advertised as GS-12 or GS-13 ($77,488 to $119,787 per year) with full federal benefits and open-ended promotion potential. Applications must be submitted via USAJobs; this position is ARS-D22PA-11286497-KA. Closing date for applications is 12/19/2021.