Company:  Confidential

Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Geneticist in Salmon Aquaculture

Job Number: 79768

Location: Orono, ME, US

Job Description

The ARS National Cold Water Marine Aquaculture Center (NCWMAC) is seeking highly qualified candidates for a two-year, full-time postdoctoral position.

This position affords the opportunity to:

  • Join a motivated research team focused on the genetic improvement of Atlantic salmon
  • Develop bioinformatics pipelines to improve genomic predictions
  • Characterize genomic architecture and correlations among traits of commercial interest
  • Develop low-density genotyping panels and whole genome imputation pipelines
  • Examine phenotypic and genetic diversity of sea lice and lumpfish
  • Select your research project(s) from among several well-defined questions or co-develop your own ideas with your supervisor

Join us in enhancing the health and wealth of the Nation and its people by solving problems, expanding knowledge, and delivering answers.

To apply, qualified candidates should email cover letter and CV to [Please click the Apply button for the link or email]. U.S. citizenship is required. Applications must be received by June 18, 2024.

USDA/ARS is an equal opportunity employer and provider.

Application Deadline: 2024-06-18


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