Biological Science Technician (Entomology/Chemical Ecology)
The premier food and agricultural research agency of USDA”
Salary Range: $43,251 to $56,222 per year
The announcement opens: 11/17/2020 closes: 12/01/2020
The incumbent will serve as a Biological Science Technician with the USDA, Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Southern Insect Management Research Unit in Stoneville, MS. The appointee will assist in conducting research in the area of insect pest management and behavioral and chemical ecology of arthropod pests of row crops with primary emphasis on developing effective monitoring technologies and management tools that result in reductions in insecticide inputs and ultimately lead to more ecologically sustainable protection and production methods. Candidates with some GC/MS or analytical chemistry or chemical ecology experience is preferable.
This is a competitive, permanent appointment and U.S. citizenship is required. For further details about this position and how to apply, go to: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/584575000; vacancy announcement number: ARS-S21Y-10963239-MJT. For questions, contact: Dr. Gadi V.P. Reddy, email@example.com
** ARS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider **