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    Summary

    This position is located with the United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory with one vacancy in Beltsville, Maryland.

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    Responsibilities

    • Serves as a specialist in genetic evaluation of dairy cattle.
    • Assists research scientists with analysis of traits related to dairy production, genetic improvement, and genomics and with application of research results.
    • Assists research scientists to conduct, report, and implement their research projects.
    • Keeps current with scientific and genetic advancements by reading literature, reviewing articles, and attending supervisor-approved meetings, workshops, and conferences.
    • Derives, computes, and delivers genetic evaluation methodology to expand national data files composed of lactation records, genotypes, whole-genome sequence information, and trait records from dairy herds.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

  • Job family (Series)

    0487 Animal Science

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