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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Work Opportunities at the
 USDA, ARS Honey Bee Breeding, Genetics & Physiology Research Unit

The Honey Bee Breeding, Genetics & Physiology Research Unit is located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  The Bee Lab currently employs 18 full-time personnel.  As a bee research lab we can spend a great deal of time out of doors, both at the Lab and in field research locations. The research conditions vary by season.   Temperatures here in the summer reach the high 90's and the humidity can be 100%.  Early spring and late fall can be very pleasant. 

NEW JOB OPPORTUNITY: The Honey Bee Breeding, Genetics & Physiology Research Unit currently has an opening for a permanent, full-time RESEARCH ENTOMOLOGIST.  The position announcement runs through May 29, 2015.  Click on the Research Entomologist link above to view the announcement.

If you are interested in a career with ARS, please check the ARS job website at or USA jobs at

Career Opportunities

The links below are to current ARS job openings listed at the official job site of the US Federal Government, USAJOBS.

ARS openings in Baton Rouge, LA
ARS openings in Louisiana
ARS openings nationwide

* Note: the links above are to "Only Jobs Open to ALL U.S. Citizens" so if you are a current or former federal employee, be sure to select "ALL Jobs" to refine your search at the USAJOBS site.

Last Modified: 5/4/2015