PSRU St. Paul employs Research Geneticists, Research Plant Physiologists, Research Plant Pathologists, Research Dairy Scientists, and Research Soil Scientists. PSRU St. Paul scientists have advanced degrees (Ph.D.) in Plant Genetics, Plant Physiology, Plant Pathology, Animal Science, and Soil Science. The Unit's support staff includes Biological Science Laboratory and Agricultural Science Research Technicians, Biologists, Plant Physiologists, Molecular Biologists, and Office Program Assistants.
The research scientists employed by the PSRU St. Paul require graduate studies in specialized fields such as: genetics, plant biology, animal science, soil science, and plant pathology. Each of these advanced degree fields relies heavily on related disciplines such as biochemistry, statistics, molecular biology, agronomy, and nutrition. Most of the support positions require a B.Sc./B.A. in a field of study related to the job requirements.
The Agricultural Research Service hires students in various roles throughout the organization during the school year and each summer. Click here for information on USDA student and summer programs.
Information on student or summer employment at the St. Paul, MN, location, can be obtained by contacting Pam Groth at 651-649-5058 (phone) or Pam.Groth@ars.usda.gov (e-mail).
The links below are to current ARS job openings listed at the official job site of the US Federal Government, USAJOBS.