USDA Looking for Research Chemist in Parlier, CA

The USDA Commodity Protection and Quality Research Unit, located in Parlier, California, is hiring for a research chemist.


  • Conceives, plans, conducts research projects to develop/improve methodologies for agrochemical residue analysis in horticultural commodities.
  • Quantifies agrochemical signatures and identifies factors affecting the fate of agrochemical residues in horticultural crops in the field and postharvest.
  • Develops innovative treatments and strategies to overcome agrochemical restrictions leading to compliance with residue tolerances.
  • Ensures that new treatments comply with environmental, human health, sanitary, and phytosanitary regulations, including local, state, national, and international regulations.
  • Transfers knowledge and technology through scholarly publications, patents, and presentations to scientific and industry groups.

Closing 5/25/22. Click here to learn more.

Author: ACS Sacramento Section

The Sacramento area has over 900 members of the American Chemical Society in all areas of chemistry.

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