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    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 scientist's research on agricultural problems of high national priority affecting American agriculture.

    U.S. citizens, permanent residents who meet certain eligibility requirements and non-citizens 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 JUNE 24, 2019** THIS IS A TEMPORARY POSITION NOT TO EXCEED 2 YEARS BUT MAY BE EXTENDED UP TO 4 YEARS WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION.

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    Responsibilities

    The incumbent will conduct research on wheat grain composition, chemistry and functionality with an emphasis on proteins and/or starch.  Specifically, research will be focused on determining factors that impact wheat grain protein/starch and their interactions with other grain bio-molecules and end-use quality.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - To and from 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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