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[Maize] Job Announcement - Columbia, MO

Flint-Garcia, Sherry A. via maize%40net.bio.net (by flint-garcias from missouri.edu)
Mon Dec 15 13:18:45 EST 2014

The USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Plant Genetics Research Unit in Columbia, Missouri, is seeking a Research Geneticist (Plants), at GS-12/13 grade level (Announcement Number ARS-D15E-0019A) salary range $69,497 - $107,434.  The research focus of the position is to provide solutions to problems limiting maize productivity and utilization. The applicant is expected to develop molecular genetic resources for improving genetic analysis in maize, characterization and manipulation of genetic resources for maize through the application of molecular, quantitative and statistical genetics, and bioinformatics-based strategies, and to increase our understanding of the genetic basis of traits of importance to maize productivity.  The scientist is expected to provide leadership within teams on aspects of computational genetics, quantitative genetics, genomic and bioinformatics approaches and resources.  Research will include collaboration with other agency scientists, and with scientists in academia and private industry as needed to accomplish objectives.  United States citizenship is required.  For information on the research program and/or position, contact M. J. Oliver, Research Leader tel. 573/882-9645 e-mail mel.oliver from ars.usda.gov.   For further information and complete application instructions go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/389187800.  Applications must be received by January 16, 2015.  USDA/ARS is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Sherry Flint-Garcia
USDA-ARS Research Geneticist
301 Curtis Hall
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211
Phone:  573-884-0116
FAX:  573-884-7850
email:  Sherry.Flint-Garcia from ars.usda.gov<mailto:Sherry.Flint-Garcia from ars.usda.gov>

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