Research Soil Scientist/Agricultural Engineer/Hydrologist GS-0470/0890/1315-12/13 Salary Range of $77,488 to $119,787 Announcement Open: February 17, 2021 to March 17, 2021
The USDA, ARS, Cropping Systems and Water Quality Research Unit (CSWQRU), Midwest Area, Columbia, Missouri, is seeking a Research Soil Scientist/Agricultural Engineer/Hydrologist. The CSWQRU mission is to develop knowledge and provide technological solutions to optimize agricultural production systems at the sub-field to watershed scale, for both economic and environmental sustainability. The successful applicant will be part of an interdisciplinary team of scientists conducting basic and applied research to assess, develop, and improve agricultural management systems. Specifically, they will apply advanced instrumentation (e.g., eddy covariance systems) and analysis techniques (e.g., machine learning) to understand flows of water, nutrients, and energy within agroecosystems and use that knowledge to contribute to solving critical problems in agricultural productivity, sustainability, and environmental quality.
For further information and complete application instructions, search for announcement ARS-D21MWA-11029454-JML on https://www.usajobs.gov
U.S. Citizenship is required. Applications must be received by the closing date of March 17, 2021.
USDA/ARS is an equal opportunity employer and provider
Internal Number: ARS-D21MWA-11029454-JML
About USDA ARS
Our vision is to provide economic opportunity through innovation, helping rural America to thrive; to promote agriculture production that better nourishes Americans while also helping feed others throughout the world; and to preserve our Nation's natural resources through conservation, restored forests, improved watersheds, and healthy private working lands.
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