The USDA, ARS seeks Research Biologist/Plant Physiologist/Geneticist
Posted on October 20, 2021
Research Biologist/Plant Physiologist/Geneticist
The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary group of scientists focused on developing innovations.
The USDA, ARS, Cell Wall Biology and Utilization Research Unit of the U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center in Madison, WI is seeking a permanent, full-time Research Plant Biologist/ Physiologist/Geneticist to develop an innovative research program focused on enhancing the value of alfalfa by improving protein availability, quality, and utilization in diary production
systems; identifying proteins, peptides or other bioactive compounds that may have nutritional or health benefits for ruminants, other animals, or humans; and developing methods for extracting and refining proteins and bioactive compounds for commercialization. The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary group of scientists focused on developing innovations in ruminant nutrition, animal and rumen microbial genomics, plant molecular biology/ biochemistry and microbiology to improve the nutritional value of forages and efficiency of dairy cows for enhanced production leading to more environmentally and economically sustainable dairy forage production systems.
For further information and complete application instructions, search for announcement
ARS-D22MWA-11256967-JML at https://www.usajobs.gov/
U.S. Citizenship is required.
Applications must be received by the closing date of Nov 18, 2021
Salary Range of $77,488 to $119,787
USDA/ARS is an equal opportunity employer and provider