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    Summary

    This position is located in the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Midwest Area, Soybean/Maize Germplasm, Pathology and Genetics Research with one vacancy in Urbana, IL.

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    Responsibilities

    • Serves as a resources for genetic stocks and descriptive information on gene and chromosome functions through oversight of the Maize Genetics Stock Collection
    • Conducts and oversees general evaluation and research of new and existing maize mutant accessions, providing seed samples of stocks to plant scientists throughout the world.
    • Serves as primary contact with the USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network, the national computerized germplasm database.
    • Develops new computer procedures and programs to more efficiently manage the collection and associated data.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

  • Job family (Series)

    0440 Genetics

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