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    This position is located in the Agricultural Research Service (ARS), National Cold Water Marine Aquaculture Center, in Kingston, RI.

    The incumbent will develop new information and theory in genetic improvement of shellfish, transfer new methods for developing and manage improved germplasm resources to industry; employ experimental techniques of quantitative genetics, genomics and chromosome set manipulation; and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders.

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    • Conceive and plan investigations on broad and complex problems related to the genetic basis of economically important phenotypes
    • Employ experimental techniques of quantitative genetics, genomics and chromosome set manipulation
    • Collaborate with shellfish growers, geneticists, breeders and other scientists from University, industry and ARS locations
    • Provide the shellfish industry with improved germplasm and represents the NCWMAC to academic institutions, industry and the public in scientific and/or technical discussions

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0440 Genetics

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