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    Summary

    A research and training opportunity for aspiring and experienced computational biologists and microbiologists to develop workflows for metagenomics analysis. Learn the latest tools and methods for this highly desired analysis and create a reproducible analysis pipeline for several agriculturally-relevant microbial datasets.

    U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents seeking U.S. Citizenship may apply.

    **ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED OR JANUARY 3, 2022**

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    Responsibilities

    • Conducts studies in basic and applied computational biology, including metagenome assembly, DNA/RNA sequencing, taxonomic classification, and data management.
    • Develops an extensible pipeline for metagenome DNA sequence data analysis and documents pipeline features for deployment as part of the USDA's SCINet initiative.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Local and domestic travel travel will be required for field work and to attend training and scientific meetings and conferences.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

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