Careers

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.

Click the links below to view and apply for current openings with the IR-4 Project.

Headquarters Positions

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)

Field Research Director – Western Region (Location: Las Cruces, New Mexico)

The IR-4 Project is seeking candidates to apply for a field research director position in New Mexico. The position will be housed at New Mexico State University and will work directly with IR-4’s Western Region. It will be responsible for designing and implementing residue, efficacy and crop safety studies. Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in a related field and five years of experience. Visit the job posting to learn more and apply.