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USDA Postdoctoral Researcher (Hydrologist/Soil Scientist)

USDA -Agricultural Research Service, Pasture Systems and Watershed Management Unit
Madison, Wisconsin
$69,107-$89,835 per year with benefits. Relocation expenses are negotiable.
Closing date
Nov 20, 2023

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The USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Vegetable Crops Unit in Madison, Wisconsin, is seeking a POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE (Soil Scientist/Hydrologist), GS-11, for a TWO YEAR APPOINTMENT. Ph.D. is required. Salary is commensurate with experience ($69,107 to $89,835). Postdoctoral researcher will lead (1) a survey of soil and vegetative properties of cranberry farms in Wisconsin, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Oregon, and Washington, and (2) a nutrient loss study for farms planted with ‘Mullica Queen’ cranberries in Wisconsin. The ideal candidate will have expertise in hydrology or soil science, fieldwork experience, and strong publication record. A working knowledge of nutrient management and conservation in agricultural watersheds is also desirable. 

For further information and complete application instructions, search for announcement RA-23MWA-L-12046026-JML at or email Dr. Casey Kennedy at 

Open to U.S. citizens and Permanent Residents. 

USDA/ARS is an equal opportunity employer and provider 

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