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Geneticist – Dexter, New Mexico
Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 407467Start Date: 02/12/2021End Date: 02/26/2021
Only experience and education obtained by 02/26/2021 will be considered. In order to qualify for this position you must possess both the Basic Requirement and Minimum Qualification. Basic Requirement: Possess a degree with a major in genetics; or one of the basic biological sciences that included at least 9 semester hours in genetics. Minimum Qualification (you must possess one of the following): A. I have 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. B. I have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or have successfully completed 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. in genetics or another closely related field which places sufficient emphasis on genetics and which provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work of the position. You must upload a copy of your transcript. C. I have less than one-year of experience as described in “A”, and I have not completed my graduate level education as described in “B”. However, I have a combination of experience and graduate level education that, when combined, equals at least 100% of the total requirement. (Please note that only graduate education in excess of the first two years may be used in this calculation.) You must upload a copy of your transcript. 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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