Headquartered at NC State University with regional offices throughout the country, the IR-4 Project team is made up of highly-skilled professionals in a wide variety of fields who all have a common mission: to facilitate regulatory approval of sustainable pest management technology for specialty crops and specialty uses to promote public wellbeing.

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Headquarters Positions

Associate Director – Regulatory Sciences

Location: NC State University, Raleigh, NC

The associate director for regulatory sciences is responsible for IR-4’s flagship Food Crop Program, including research efforts to develop U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) required Magnitude of the Residue (MOR) studies, regulatory submissions to enhance and expand crop groups/crop extrapolations, Integrated Solutions research, and international harmonization of pesticide regulatory schemes. As associate director, the incumbent is also involved in establishing and implementing national policies and procedures to ensure the efficient operations of the IR-4 Project. Applicants must have a Ph.D and extensive regulatory experience.

Business and Event Operations Assistant (Temporary, Student)

The IR-4 Project is seeking an undergraduate or graduate student to join its headquarters team during the 2021-2022 school year as a business and event operations assistant. This role will help the IR-4 administrative and headquarters team with general administrative tasks for the national organization, such as program planning, logistics, and meeting support, as well as researching and responding to questions from the public about IR-4 operations and research. Ideal candidates will be enrolled in horticulture, entomology, plant biology, chemistry, agricultural science, or other related undergraduate or graduate majors.

Other Positions (Regional and Local)

No openings at this time. Check back often for updates on job postings in our regions.