Agricultural Engineering, Agriculture - Research and Development, Agriculture - Soil/Water
Supervisory Research Soil Scientist/Agricultural Engineer GS-0470/0890-14/15
Salary Range of $107,807 to $164,858
Announcement Open: August 27, 2020 through September 28, 2020
The USDA, ARS, Cropping Systems and Water Quality Research Unit (CSWQRU), Midwest Area, Columbia, Missouri, is seeking a Supervisory Research Soil Scientist/Agricultural Engineer. The incumbent serves as Research Leader for the CSWQRU, providing overall leadership to the multidisciplinary research program, including identifying and quantifying effects of agricultural practices on soil and water quality, and developing improved agronomic and watershed management practices to improve economic and environmental sustainability. As Research Leader, the incumbent will conduct and publish research, provide vision, establish an advisory stakeholder base, develop research programs to address stakeholder priorities, hire and supervise personnel, manage the fiscal and physical resources assigned to the unit, provide technical information and consultation both internal and external to the Agricultural Research Service and ensure the proper interpretation and reporting of scientific research results.
For further information and complete application instructions, search for announcement ARS-D20MWA-10897242-JML at https://www.usajobs.gov/
U.S. Citizenship is required. Applications must be received by the closing date of September 28, 2020.
USDA/ARS is an equal opportunity employer and provider
Please refer to job posting for requirements.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: ARS-D20MWA-10897242-JML
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