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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 scientist's 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

    **This Post Doc Appt is temporary Not-to-Exceed 2 years with the possiblity of extension for an additional 2 more years** 

    **ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED OR December 31, 2018**

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    Responsibilities

    The incumbent will develop, calibrate and validate a semi-empirical model for estimating cotton biomass from fields within the southeastern United States.  Model development will involve use of optical and radar satellite remote sensing products along with field data for calibration and validation.  The incumbent will conduct field work and will also collaborate with model developers in Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), and partners in other ARS locations.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    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/507599500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.