Division of
Natural and Applied Sciences

Entomology MS or PhD position and technician position in urban landscape entomology 

The Wilson lab at the University of Kentucky is recruiting two positions:  
 
One MS or PhD student in Entomology to begin in Spring or Fall of 2024  
 
One laboratory technician senior position to begin in October – December 2023  
 
The laboratory technician can also earn a PhD or MS degree in Entomology while working in their position.  
 
Graduate students will research topics pertaining to natural enemy conservation, biological control, and sustainable pest management in urban landscapes. Additional details are available in the full position description: https://calebjwilsondotcom.files.wordpress.com/2023/08/grad-student-ad-1.pdf  
 
The technician will be responsible for organizing lab space, purchasing and maintaining equipment, assisting with graduate student projects, and will conduct greenhouse or field-based pesticide trials. Additional details are available in the full position description: https://calebjwilsondotcom.files.wordpress.com/2023/08/tech-position-1.pdf  
 
Application link for the technician position: https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/484665  
 
Start dates for both positions are flexible. Both positions include health insurance and students will receive a competitive stipend and full tuition coverage. Both positions will be supervised by Dr. Caleb Wilson in the Department of Entomology at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky.  
 
Review of submitted applications for both positions begins September 20th 2023 
 
Wilson lab webpage: https://caleb-j-wilson.com/  
 
University of Kentucky Entomology: https://entomology.ca.uky.edu/  
 
Contact Dr. Caleb Wilson with questions at: c.wilson@uky.edu