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    Duties

    Summary

    This position is located within the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Services (ARS), Quality and Safety Assessment Research Unit in Athens, GA.

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    Responsibilities

    • Plan and conduct independent research on poultry meat quality.
    • Plan and conduct collaborative research on poultry meat quality with scientists from within and outside of the research unit.
    • Formulate hypothesis and design experiments to delineate factors that influence poultry meat quality and develop new methodologies for measuring and enhancing quality in fresh and further-processed poultry meat products.
    • Stay abreast of research findings and current research needs in the area of poultry meat through the scientific literature, collaborations, and interactions with other scientists and poultry industry personnel.
    • Develop and maintain a laboratory with necessary equipment to conduct the assigned research.
    • Provide supervision and necessary training to both permanent and temporary personnel in order to accomplish assigned research
    • Report research findings through peer review publications and presentations at scientific meetings.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

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