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    Summary

    The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is the USDA'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 affecting American agriculture.

    This position is with the Water Management & Systems Research Unit, Fort Collins CO. Desired start date May 2021.

    **ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED OR 2/25/2022**

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    Responsibilities

    • Quantify a range of plant and soil mechanisms determining crop productivity under drought.
    • Evaluate processes underpinning the interactions between water stress and N using a process-based biophysical model.
    • Develop novel AI frameworks to use the highly dimensional multivariate soil biology, management, and environmental datasets compiled.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

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