Supervisory Research Microbiologist/Entomologist/Plant Pathologist
Supervisory Research Microbiologist/Entomologist/Plant Pathologist GS-14/15
Salary Range of $108,885 to $166,502
The USDA, ARS, Midwest Area is seeking a Supervisory Research Microbiologist/Entomologist/Plant Pathologist to serve as Research Leader of the Crop Bioprotection Research Unit (CBP) located in Peoria, Illinois at the National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research. The goals of the Unit are to conduct and lead research to identify, develop, and enable commercial production of bioactive metabiolites and microbial-based biological controls to support integrated pest management systems. The incumbent leads a broad research program that addresses national research needs for new biological control agents, processes, and methods. Supervisory duties include providing leadership and line authority over CBP resources and working with internal and external cooperators and stakeholders.
U.S. Citizenship is required. This announcement will open 8/23/2021 and will close on 9/21/2021.
Contacts: Application procedures: Heather Lee Heather.Lee@usda.gov 301-504-1410
Scientific information: Dr. Todd Ward Todd.Ward@usda.gov 309-681-6394
To view additional details about this position and complete application instructions, go to the USAJobs Web site: https://www.usajobs.gov/ and refer to announcement number ARS-D21MWA-11207307-HCL. Please note that the announcement number will not be accessible on USAJobs until 8/23/2021.
USDA/ARS is an equal opportunity employer and provider