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    This position is located on Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Crop Bioprotection Research Unit, Peoria, IL.

    The incumbent assists in one or more phases of research by performing a variety of technical duties in support of microbial or plant related research.

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    • Assist with collecting, preparing, evaluating, and verifying microbes or plant samples and supporting records.
    • Maintain inventory of chemicals, prepares solutions and reagents for use in the laboratory, field, or greenhouse, and safely disposes of waste material (both chemical and biological).
    • Assist in one or more phases of the research process by performing a variety of technical duties, in a laboratory, field, or greenhouse environment, in support of research of microbes or plants.
    • Maintain records and locates and compiles data and other information from various sources.
    • Perform routine and recurring techniques and studies using a variety of specialized equipment.
    • Assist with maintaining, calibrating and modifying equipment and automated systems used for test and evaluation procedures.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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