USDA-ARS Postdoctoral Fellowship in Maize Genomics

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USDA-ARS Postdoctoral Fellowship in Maize Genomics

The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s chief scientific in-house research agency with a mission to find solutions to agricultural problems that affect Americans every day from field to table. ARS will deliver cutting-edge, scientific tools and innovative solutions for American farmers, producers, industry, and communities to support the nourishment and well-being of all people, sustain our nation’s agroecosystems and natural resources, and ensure the economic competitiveness and excellence of our agriculture. The agency’s vision is to provide global leadership in agricultural discoveries through scientific excellence.

Brief Description

OrganizationUniversity at Albany
Education LevelFellowship
SubjectsMaize Genomics
AmountEducational Fund
Access ModeOnline
Number of AwardsNA
Contest DeadlineSeptember 7, 2022
Application FeesNA
RequirementsFellowship application

Who is Eligible?

The qualified candidate should have received a doctoral degree in one of the relevant fields listed below or be currently pursuing the degree with completion by December 31, 2022. Degree must have been received within the past five years.

  • Experience working with genetics and genomic data
  • Experience working with large, diverse datasets and data-mining approaches
  • Experience with relational databases
  • Experience installing and running complex software programs using the command line
  • Familiar with Linux, computational programming, and high-performance computing clusters
  • Familiar with concepts such as plant gene mutation, functional gene characterization, and ontologies
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
Postdoctoral fellowship(3)

How to Apply?

Please visit our Program Website. If you have additional questions about the application process, please email and include the reference code for this opportunity.

Application Deadline

Fellowship applications will be accepted through September 7, 2022

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