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Geneticist – Dexter, New Mexico
Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 161231Start Date: 11/05/2019End Date: 11/20/2019
Only experience and education obtained by November 20, 2019 will be considered. Minimum Qualification for the GS-0440 Series: Possess a Bachelor’s Degree with a major in genetics; or one of the basic biological sciences that included at least 9 semester hours in genetics. Additional Qualification for the GS-11 level position: Possess one year of professional experience equivalent to the GS-09 level in the Federal service. Examples of qualifying specialized experience include: operating specialized molecular population genetics laboratory equipment such as thermal cyclers, automated DNA sequencers, and centrifuges; professional knowledge of and skill in molecular genetic techniques including DNA extraction and PCR amplification of DNA; professional knowledge of genetic concepts and principles to conduct studies using common molecular genetics methods of population assignment, species identification, parentage assessment, and population structure. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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