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​​​​Related Career Sites for Plant Pathologists

​ Professional Society/Nonprofit Job Sites

American Phytopathological Society: Check APS’s own Job Center for access to the latest position openings in plant pathology for academic, industry and government positions. You can also post a CV or resume for viewing by potential employers. 

American Society for the Advancement of Science (AAAS): AAAS offers a number of prestigious one-year fellowships in science and technology policy in Federal agencies and the Congress that are open to scientists at all career levels (although current Federal employees are not eligible). A Ph.D. is usually required, though there are some openings for those with an M.S. Fellows learn about aspects of Federal policymaking and provide scientific expertise to decision-makers on complex issues.

American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS): This site lists p​rofessional jobs in horticulture and crop, soils, and plant science, as well as assistantships, fellowships, and postdoctoral positions.

American Society for Microbiology (ASM): Pathogen biologists may find listings of interest on this site. You can search jobs without registering.

Entomological Society of America (ESA): This site lists primarily entomology jobs, though some are interdisciplinary and might appeal to plant pathologists, especially those who deal with insect-vectored diseases.

Mycological Society of America (MSA): Click the "Jobs" link in the left frame for listings of jobs in mycology and fungal plant pathology.

The National Academy of Sciences: Offers a research associateship program:  Federal laboratories in more than 100 U.S. and overseas locations offer research opportunities, including many in environmental sciences.

Society of Nematologists (SON): Click the "Employment opportunities" button in the left frame for nematology-related job listings.

Tri-Societies [American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)]: Anyone may search the listing of jobs in agronomic, crop, soil, and environmental sciences

The Science Jobs: This is an international career website for vacancies in academic, research and related professions in Science, Technology and Engineering. Announcements on upcoming conferences, workshops, training courses, etc are also available in the site. The site can be viewed in about 35 world languages.

Academic Jobs

The Chronicle of Higher Education: Search open positions and sign up for email alerts on the types of jobs you’re interested in.

Higher Ed Jobs: Search open positions, post your resume and sign up for email alerts on jobs when you create an account on the site.

Academic Careers: This site is reported to be less comprehensive than HigherEdJobs or Chronicle of Higher Ed but worth checking. You can create an account on this site to post a resume or receive email alerts when matching jobs are posted.

Federal and Other Public Sector Jobs

Office of Personnel Management (OPM): Hosts the main site for jobs in all Federal agencies. This site also has information on matching your skills and interests to potential openings and on trends in Federal hiring. Current graduate students who expect to finish their degrees within a year and are interested in leadership positions in Federal service may want to look into the Presidential Management Fellows program, administered by OPM. This competitive two-year program offers Fellows a rotating series of agency assignments and formal classroom training, leading to accelerated promotions. You must be nominated by your college or university for this program.

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA): The results of this job search with in the USAJOBS site will be compiled specifically for the Department of Agriculture. Some of the jobs displayed may be restricted to agency and/or department employees only. Please be sure to review the job entries and announcements carefully.  

USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS): You can search USDA ARS positions or subscribe to a weekly email listing of openings.

USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS): At this site, you can browse or search for USDA APHIS jobs, set up a search agent that will email matching openings, and fill out and file an online application.

USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA): This overview page includes links to NIFA jobs in the Washington, D.C. area; the NIFA Fellows program at land-grand universities; summer and student employment; jobs in extension and outreach; and occasional listings for jobs in international development.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): This overview page has links to information on careers at EPA and current job vacancies. The EZHire page allows you to fill out an online application.

Industry Jobs

AgCareers.com: The leading supplier of human resource services to the agriculture, food, natural resources, and biotechnology industries.

EnvironmentalScience.org: Career information on positions in entomology. ​