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    Summary

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

    U.S. citizens and permanent residents who meet certain eligibility requirements

    Additional information on the employment of non-citizens can be found at: http://www.afm.ars.usda.gov/hrd/EmployForeignNationals/index.htm

    **ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED OR 09/29/2017**

    ** This is a Research Associate, temporary appointment Not-to-Exceed 2 Years**

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    Responsibilities

    The incumbent will be responsible for molecular and genetic characterization of interactions of host responses to bacterium-associated diseases including, but not limited to, grape Pierces’s disease and citrus huanglongbing. The incumbent is part of a multidisciplinary research team and participates in planning, executing, evaluating and reporting research activities.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional Travel to meetings and conferences

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents seeking U.S. Citizenship.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/452094100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.