The USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Bacterial Epidemiology and Antimicrobial Resistance Research Unit located in Athens, GA, is seeking a full time, permanent, Research Molecular Biologist/Research Microbiologist at the GS12 level.
The mission of our Unit is to reduce the transmission of foodborne pathogens and antimicrobial resistance in poultry production environments. The incumbent’s research program will focus on applied research using sophisticated molecular microbiological methods to identify molecular mechanisms and environmental factors that contribute to the persistence and spread of antibiotic resistance through poultry production environments.
Specialized experience requirements for this position are: 1. Applying quantitive molecular methods and genomics tools to study microbial populations;
2. Conducting field or farm research on foodborne pathogens or antimicrobial resistance; and
3. Publishing and presenting scientific research results
This announcement will open 06/13/2018 and will close at 11:59pm EST on 06/22/2018. U.S. citizenship is required. To view additional details about this position and to apply, go to the USAJobs Web site: https://www.usajobs.gov/ and refer to announcement number ARS-D18W-0097 or you may click on the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/501580600. USDA/ARS is an equal opportunity provider and employer.