Open & closing dates: 05/12/2020 to 06/11/2020
Pay scale & grade: GS 12 - 15
Salary: $80,830 to $170,800 per year
Appointment Type: Permanent
Work schedule: Full-Time
Uses a systems biology approach to elucidate host-pathogen interactions associated with enteric pathogens or infectious bursal disease virus (IBDV) strain variation, immunosuppression, and pathogenesis.
Develops effective genomics and immune intervention strategies to prevent and control enteric pathogens or IBDV, including emerging very virulent and variant IBDV strains.
Characterizes pathogens responsible for poultry enteric diseases or new and more virulent field isolates of IBDV using biological and molecular techniques.
Identifies and characterizes host genes for enteric pathogen or IBDV resistance.
Develops vaccine platforms to control enteric diseases or develop a new generation of recombinant IBD vaccines.
Conditions of Employment
You must be a US Citizen or US National
Males born after 12/31/1959 must be Selective Service registered or exempt
Subject to satisfactory adjudication of background investigation and/or fingerprint check
Successful completion of one-year probationary period, unless previously served.
Direct Deposit - Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to their financial institution
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