The USDA, ARS, Midwest Area is seeking a Supervisory Research Plant Physiologist to serve as Research Leader of the Global Change and Photosynthesis Research Unit (GCPRU) located in Urbana, Illinois, at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. The vision of the Unit is to furnish genetic, genomic, and bioinformatic tools, information, and genetic resources to enhance American agricultural productivity and ensure a high quality, safe supply of food, fiber, feed, ornamentals, and industrial products. The incumbent leads, directs, and conducts personal and team research that addresses national research needs for increased productivity of crop plants, especially in the context of global climate and environmental uncertainty and improved weed management systems. Will also conduct research on the efficiency and productivity of photosynthesis in crop plants. Research positions have an open-ended promotion potential. Salary is commensurate with experience. U.S. Citizenship is required. Please view the complete text announcement and application instructions using the following link:
This vacancy announcement is open through December 21, 2018. For information on the research program contact Dr. JL Willett JL.Willett@ars.usda.gov or 309-681-6602.
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