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    Summary

    The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is the United States Department of Agriculture's chief scientific research agency and one of the world's premiere scientific organizations. ARS Postdoctoral Research Associates are hired to supplement a lead scientist's research on agricultural problems of high national priority affecting American agriculture.

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

    **ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED OR JANUARY 10, 2022**

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    Responsibilities

    • Work with a team to build and verify a state-of-the-art model with animal, manure management, soil and crop, and feed storage modules that can simulate a whole-farm system.
    • Work with model team members to decide on equations and algorithms to be used in the model to represent physical processes, program the model modules in Python code, and test the model for functionality and accuracy in predictions.

    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

    12

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