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  • Research Biologist, GS-0401-12/13

    Melanie Colón
    • Employer: USGS
      Location: Madison, WI
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 10/21/2018
      Open Until Filled: No




    What General Information Do I Need To Know About This Position? 

    This Program conducts programs of research & education related to fish and wildlife resource management. The incumbent is a member of the graduate faculty, serving without compensation from the University.

    GS-12 salary: $73,375 - $95,388

    GS-12 salary: $87,252 - $113,428

    First time hires to the Federal Government typically start at the beginning of the pay scale.
    This position is being advertised with: RES-2018-0335


    As a Research Biologist within the Cooperative Research Units Program, some of your specific duties will include:

    Plan, conduct and direct research related to wildlife with application to contemporary science, policy and management needs.

    Conduct research that is object driven and provide scientific basis for management and policy decision.

    Serve as a subject matter expert in wildlife biology or ecological issues.

    Disseminate research results via final reports, peer-reviewed print, scientific journals, online scientific journals, books, book chapters or other outlets.

    Make presentations on findings to scientific and conservation organizations.

    Serve as a graduate faculty member, contribute to the research, graduate student mentorship and teaching mission of the university.

    Operate government owned vehicle as an incidental driver.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - An average of 5 nights of travel per month may be required for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    15 - The full performance level for a Research position is GS-15; however, promotion eligibility is dependent upon the scientific contributions of the incumbent as evaluated by a peer panel.

    Edited by Melanie Colón

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