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    Summary

    This position is located in the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory, in Beltsville, MD.

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    Responsibilities

    Major Duties may include, but are not limited to:

    • Participating in research focused on investigating genotypic and phenotypic traits amongst livestock and estimating trait economic values.
    • Utilizing data collection systems to create genetic rankings for livestock improvement research.
    • Assisting with implementing and conducting research projects related to animal genomics and improvement.
    • Collaborating with others to assist in the development of software tools and documentation required for research based genetic evaluation systems.
    • Programming and using computer analysis software to perform genetic data analysis.
    • Using various statistical techniques and procedures to edit and analyze genomic and phenotypic data.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

  • Job family (Series)

    0487 Animal Science

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