Research Virologist/Microbiologist/Physiologist (Immunology) – GS-0401/0403/0413-12/13/14
The USDA, ARS, PGRU in Columbia, Missouri is seeking a Research Virologist/Microbiologist/Physiologist (Immunology). The scientist will work in a multi-disciplinary team necessary to conduct research toward development of poultry and livestock with improved traits of interest to these industries by using gene editing techniques. The incumbent in this position will identify host variants associated with disease susceptibility or resistance; develop poultry and livestock genotypes that provide improved disease resistance traits to viral and/or bacterial pathogens; test improved alleles in vitro and in vivo where warranted; and model whole-animal phenotypes using in vitro methods. The findings are disseminated in the form of reports, presentations, and publications in scientific jou
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