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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.

    **ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED OR AUGUST 5, 2022**

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

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    Responsibilities

    • Combine molecular, genomic, and physiological measurements to characterize photosynthetic and growth traits in response to nitrogen availability.
    • Design, perform, and analyze experiments that will enable the construction of gene regulatory networks.
    • Identify regulatory factors that coordinate photosynthesis and nitrogen use and validate their role using mutant and/or transgenic plants.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Local and domestic travel may be required to attend training and scientific meetings and conferences.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

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