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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.

    This position is located with the

    **ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED OR DECEMBER 16, 2021**

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    Responsibilities

    • -Assess the ability of a variety of apple rootstock genotypes to form associations with arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal (AMF) species using culture-dependent and molecular-based approaches.
    • Formulate new hypotheses related to the selected research, conduct relevant independent research, and draft peer-reviewed publications.
    • Interact with and communicate research findings to the scientific community as well as to tree fruit stakeholders for technology transfer as appropriate.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

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