Job Overview


Find Solutions to Agricultural Problems that Affect Americans Every Day, From Field to Table

The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is the United States Department of Agriculture's chief scientific research agency and one of the world's premiere scientific organizations.  ARS Postdoctoral Research Associates are hired to supplement a lead scientist's research on agricultural problems of high national priority affecting American agriculture.


*** The Vacancy Announcement Is Open Until Filled Or September 30, 2014 *** 


Major Duties:

The incumbent will conduct research investigating the effects of dietary fats, physical exercise, trace element seleniumn and their interactions in secondary tumorigenesis. Specifically, the incumbent will plan and conduct experiments, interpret results and prepare research reports for oral and written presentation, and have primary responsibility for developing and using various biochemical, cellular and molecular biological techniques to conduct experiments with animal and in vitro models, as appropriate, for testing specific hypothesis.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No