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    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.

    This position is working with The Crop Diseases, Pests & Genetics Research Unit

    **ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED OR JULY 28, 2021**

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    Responsibilities

    • The incumbent will be responsible for conducting research characterizing grapevine host-pathogen and host-microbe interactions via transcriptomic, proteomic, and/or metabolomic approaches.
    • The incumbent will conduct research examining phenotypes of grapevine pathogens including the ability to tolerate plant-produced secondary metabolites.
    • The incumbent will be expected to formulate new hypotheses, conduct relevant independent research, and draft peer-reviewed publications.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    0434 Plant Pathology

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