Research Biologist/Microbiologist/Plant Pathologist Position Available, USDA, Peoria, Illinois

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Research Biologist/Microbiologist/Plant Pathologist Position Available, USDA, Peoria, Illinois

The USDA, ARS, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research (NCAUR), Peoria, Illlinois, is seeking a Research Biologist/Microbiologist/Plant Pathologist. The incumbent serves as a Researcher in the Mycotoxin Prevention and Applied Microbiology (MPM) Research Unit. As a Researcher, the incumbent will conduct research, develop epidemiological models to predict severity of mycotoxin contamination in maize, and determine how future climate predictions might impact the distribution and diversity of mycotoxigenic fungi and mycotoxin contamination in different geographic regions of the U.S. The incumbent will publish peer-reviewed journal articles focused on the epidemiology, ecology, and management of ear rot and mycotoxin contamination of maize. The goal of the research is to develop novel approaches to reduce mycotoxin contamination in maize in response to stakeholder needs. 

For additional information and complete application instructions, search for announcement ARS-D21MWA-11098328-JML at https://www.usajobs.gov/ or use the direct link

U.S. Citizenship is required. Applications must be received by the closing date of June 3, 2021.

USDA/ARS is an equal opportunity employer and provider.