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Weed Scientist/Weed Agronomist (Research Agronomist) with USDA-Agricultural Research Service in Morris, MN

Type of position Full-Time, Permanent
Employer USDA-Agricultural Research Service
Description of Employer Agricultural Research Service
Find Solutions to Agricultural Problems that Affect Americans Every Day, From Field to Table.

In the Research, Education, and Economics (REE) Mission Area and at Agricultural Research Service, our employees’ safety and health are paramount. USDA follows the White House Safer Federal Workforce Task Force and the USDA Safety Plan, which are informed by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), to implement public health best practices in our workplace. The Safer Federal Workforce Task Force currently requires agencies to perform COVID-19 screening testing for employees who are not fully vaccinated. An employee is considered fully vaccinated when they have received all recommended doses in their primary series of COVID-19 vaccine. If we are unable to verify your vaccination status or you choose to not submit proof of vaccination, you will be automatically enrolled in the Agency Testing Program. Please note that enrollees in this program may be required to complete testing before entering a federal facility, participating in official travel, or completing duties around the public in an official role when county designation is medium or high as defined by CDC.

Location Morris, MN
Description of Location https://www.ars.usda.gov/midwest-area/morris-mn/soil-management-research/
Salary Salary Range: $79,363.00 – $170,532.00
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Closing date of competition 08/15/2022
Date position available 07/15/2022
Description of duties

The USDA, ARS, North Central Soil Conservation Research Laboratory in Morris, MN is seeking a Research Agronomist focused on weed management. The incumbent’s research will

contribute to the ARS National Program, Crop Production and National Program, Soil and Air through Stewardship of Upper Midwest soil and air resources through regionally adapted management practices. The incumbent plans and executes research aimed at developing novel cropping systems based upon sound integrated weed management and weed ecology principles that may include winter cover crops, reduced tillage, and rotations. Research should integrate new and alternative crops that diversify traditional Midwest crops. The incumbent conducts individual and collaborative team research at multiple scales; collaborates with Unit and other ARS, university, and private sector scientists to achieve objectives; supervises a technician, operates/maintains a laboratory, and plot to field-scale experiments to fulfill objectives; and analyzes, interprets, and disseminates findings in scientific peer-reviewed journal articles, presentations, and reports.

Qualifications sought

For further information and complete application instructions, search for announcement

  ARS-D22MWA-11561656-LSR a at http://www.usajobs.gov/“>https://www.usajobs.gov/

Contact for additional information Lakeisha Raybon
Phone: (334) 344-0228
Email: [email protected]
Application procedure  
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