POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE (Research Biologist (Computational / Bioinformatics / Geneticist)

Beltsville, MD

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USDA-ARS Animal Biosciences and Biotechnology

United States Department of Agriculture

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The USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Animal Biosciences and Biotechnology, in Beltsville, Maryland, is seeking a POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, (Research Biologist (Computational/Bioinformatics)/Geneticist) for a TWO YEAR APPOINTMENT.  Ph.D. is required. Salary is commensurate with experience (starting at $74,950 per annum) plus benefits.  Citizenship restrictions apply.  As antimicrobial resistance becomes a more significant problem worldwide, the USDA is actively investigating alternative to antibiotics in swine that promote growth performance and disease resistance.  The incumbent will work as a part of a multi-disciplinary team (microbiology, immunology, physiology, and bioinformatics) to identify and develop alternatives to in-feed antibiotics. The participant's specific project will involve the application of machine learning models to microbiome datasets with the end goal of identifying biomarkers associated with improved swine growth.  Send application materials and references to Dr. Katie Summers, USDA/ARS Bldg. 307, Room 334, Beltsville, MD 20705 or e-mail ( 

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Region: North America
Country: United States
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