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    Summary

    This position is located in the Sugarbeet and Potato Research Unit in Fargo, ND. with the mission to improve the quality and profitability of sugarbeet and potato production.

    Research scientists have open-ended promotion potential. The grade level is limited only by the individual's demonstrated ability to perform research of recognized importance to science and technology. Final grade level may be determined by a peer review panel.

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    Responsibilities

    • Research identification and characterization of tuber wound healing mechanisms, physiological processes or environmental factors that influence potato tuber in-season growth, and determine the biological basis of meristem dormancy in potato tubers.
    • Share information pertaining to potatoes grown for consumption or for seed with individuals, government officials, scientific and academic communities, national or international scientific organization, and community and non-government groups;
    • Collect, analyze, and summarize technical information to develop new knowledge of potato growth and consumption or for seed;
    • Prepare written work products based on potato tuber physiology research to be reviewed and/or published in professional articles, publications, and technical abstracts

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

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