The USGS Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center (UMESC) in La Crosse, WI is soliciting interest from qualified individuals to serve as a Supervisory Ecologist to implement, maintain, and manage a comprehensive and dynamic ecological research program addressing critical questions of aquatic and terrestrial ecology, restoration ecology, endangered and threatened species, invasive species, climate adaptation and more. The successful incumbent (1) is recognized as an expert in aquatic or terrestrial ecology, (2) provides professional expertise and experience to successfully coordinate and maintain a multimillion dollar research program, and (3) establishes and fosters collaborations with federal, state and tribal natural resource management agencies, nongovernmental organizations and academia to deliver a partner-focused research program addressing high priority research needs in the fields of aquatic and terrestrial ecology. Additionally, the Supervisory Ecologist leads and supervises a dynamic team of research scientists and technical support staff, collaboratively establishes a research program and focus, manages interagency cooperative research agreements and research funding, and ensures that the research program delivered meets the highest technical standards and scientific excellence of USGS. The expertise and objectives of this position are critical to the successful operation of a research laboratory and delivery of high-quality, documented, and defensible science by USGS federal, state, tribal partners and the Public. For more information about the USGS please visit http://www.usgs.gov/.
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