Research Ecologist/ Soil Scientist/ Agronomist/ Physical Scientist

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Location
Beltsville, Maryland
Salary
$103,690-$159,286
Posted
May 13, 2021
Closes
Jun 13, 2021
Ref
ARS-D21Y-11088230-SC
Education Level
PhD
Job Type
Full-time
Relocation Cost
Negotiable
Sector Type
Government

The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Agricultural Research Center (BARC), Hydrology and Remote Sensing Laboratory, in Beltsville, MD, is seeking a permanent full-time Research Ecologist/ Soil Scientist/ Agronomist/ Physical Scientist. The salary for this position is $103,690 - $159,286 per year plus benefits. U.S. citizenship is required. The mission of the Hydrology and Remote Sensing Laboratory is to conduct nationally oriented basic and applied research on the use of remote sensing in addressing water and soil resource concerns related to the production of food and fiber, climate change and the conservation of natural resources.

The incumbent will develop remote sensing methods and coordinate ground measurements for retrieving quantitative information about crops and soils at local, regional, national, and global scales. The ideal candidate has experience planning, designing, and conducting critical research on highly complex challenges faced in evaluating and integrating the effects of climate, plant and soil characteristics, and management on agricultural production and the environment. The incumbent will work collaboratively with scientists from other USDA-ARS laboratories to provide broad technical leadership in planning, designing, and conducting critical research on highly complex challenges faced in evaluating and integrating the effects of climate, plant and soil characteristics, and management on agricultural production and the environment. Analysis, interpretation, and dissemination of findings will be done in the form of reports, presentations, and publications in scientific journals.

This announcement ARS-D21Y-11088230-SC is open from 05/14/2021 to 6/11/2021. To view the announcement and/or to apply, please go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/601086500.

USDA/ARS is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.