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The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is the United States Department of Agricultures chief scientific research agency and one of the worlds premiere scientific organizations. ARS Postdoctoral Research Associates are hired to supplement a lead scientist’s research on agricultural problems of high national priority affecting American agriculture.
The incumbent will conduct research on wheat grain composition, chemistry and functionality with an emphasis on proteins and/or starch. Specifically, research will be focused on determining factors that impact wheat grain protein/starch and their interactions with other grain bio-molecules and end-use quality.