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Eligibility

ARS Scientists in greenhouse

 

To be eligible, an applicant must have received a doctorate degree in an appropriate discipline within five years of the desired starting date. As some ARS facilities may require security clearance, applicants must be able to meet necessary security requirements.

This program is available to U.S. citizens, Lawful Permanent Residents (LPR) or foreign nationals, depending on the needs of ARS. For more information on eligibility requirements for non-U.S. citizens, please see Guidelines for Non-U.S. Citizens.

This program is an equal opportunity program open to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, or covered veteran’s status.