The USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, Adaptive Cropping Systems Laboratory located in Beltsville, MD, is seeking a full time, permanent, Research Plant Physiologist/Ecologist. The salary for this position is at the GS-12/13 level, $81,548.00 - $126,062.00 per year. The mission of this unit is to apply systems theory to the solution of complex, agricultural problems and to develop computer-aided farm decision support systems and assessment tools for environmental study and analysis. The incumbent in this position will work with a multidisciplinary team in the areas of understanding the mechanisms and diversity of plant responses to climate change factors, evaluating agronomic, physiological and biochemical responses of plants to elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide and/or high temperature and water stress, and to develop, test and modify models of plant response to climate, management, and genetic variables. The incumbent collaborates with other ARS, university and private sector scientists to build the multi-disciplinary team necessary for this research. The incumbent must analyze, interpret and disseminate the findings in the form of reports, presentations and publications in scientific journals.
This announcement will open 09/17/2018 and will close on 09/28/2018 U.S. Citizenship is required. USDA/ARS is an equal opportunity provider and employer. If you have any questions regarding the additional duties of this position please contact Dr. V. R. Reddy at firstname.lastname@example.org, (301)-504-5872 or Dr. David Fleisher at David.email@example.com, 301-504-7339. If you have any questions regarding the application process for this position please contact Elsa Ayala, Human Resources Specialist, at 301-504-1369 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To view additional details about this position and complete application instructions, go to the USAJobs Web site: https://www.usajobs.gov/ and refer to announcement number ARS-D18E-0122. Please note that the announcement number will not be accessible until 9/17/18.
U.S. Citizenship is required.
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.
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