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The Environmental Microbial and Food Safety Laboratory (EMFSL) of the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center in Beltsville, Maryland is seeking a permanent, full-time Research Microbiologist. The EMFSL conducts research to understand how pathogens are disseminated on farms, in the environment, in food product, develops methods to detect, characterize, and mitigate contamination to prevent foodborne illnesses.
Vacant research positions may be filled at one of several grade levels depending upon the scientific impact of the person selected. For this reason, you are encouraged to apply at all grade levels. A peer review will be required for selections made at grades GS-13 and above and the selectee will be required to submit supplemental materials.
Research scientists have open-ended promotion potential. Research accomplishments and their impact on the duties and responsibilities of positions are evaluated periodically. The grade level is limited only by the individual's demonstrated ability to perform research of recognized importance to science and technology. *Final grade level may be determined by a peer review panel.
For full information regarding this position, please go to: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/459601600/