ANNOUNCEMENT NO: RA-09-043H

POSITION: Research Computational Biologist/Molecular Biologist/Microbiologist

LOCATION: Beltsville, MD

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: The position is located in the Environmental and Food Microbial Safety Laboratory Animal and Natural Resources Institute, Beltsville, MD. The incumbent will characterize genome-level differences between zoonotic bacterial isolates from dairy cattle; will use existing methods or develop new technologies to interpret bacterial genomic data that is generated using high-throughput DNA sequencing technologies.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Recent Ph.D. in Computational Biology (Bioinformatics), Molecular Biology, Microbiology or closely related fields is required. Knowledge and understanding of standard bioinformatics methods, tools, and databases, and skill in computer programming is desirable.

CITIZENSHIP RESTRICTIONS APPLY: Applicants must clearly indicate in their resume/CV their country of citizenship. To be employed as a Postdoctoral Research Associate with ARS, applicants must be a citizen from a country listed on the following link: http://www.afm.ars.usda.gov/hrd/jobs/VISA/countries.htm

INFORMATION ON APPLICATION PROCEDURES FOR POSTDOCTORAL POSITIONS is available at: http://www.afm.ars.usda.gov/division...ncy/pd962.html

INFORMATION ON EMPLOYEE BENEFITS is available at: http://www.usajobs.opm.gov/ei61.asp
FOR SPECIFIC INFORMATION ON THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THIS POSITION OR TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION, CONTACT

Dr. Jo Ann S. Van Kessel
USDA/ARS/ANRI/EMFSL
Building 173, Room 202
10300 Baltimore Avenue
Beltsville, MD 20705
Phone: 301-504-8287
Fax: 301-504-6608
Email: [email protected]