We are seeking a dynamic science leader of the U.S. Geological Survey’s Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center Ecological Sciences Branch. The mission of UMESC is to support Department of the Interior (DOI) issues and lands in the Upper Midwest. UMESC also coordinates its research with other U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Science Centers, to broadly address ecological and population concerns throughout the Nation's heartland. The USGS serves the Nation by providing reliable scientific information to describe and understand the Earth; minimize loss of life and property from natural disasters; manage water, biological, energy, and mineral resources; and enhance and protect our quality of life. For more information about the UMESC, please visit https://www.usgs.gov/centers/umesc.
Location: UMESC, La Crosse, Wisconsin
Salary: GS-12: $76,721 (step 1) to $99,741 (step 10)
GS-13: $91,231 (step 1) to $118,603 (step 10)
GS-14: $107,807 (step 1) to $140,146 (step 10)
- As Research Wildlife Biologist within the USGS, you will be responsible for conducting studies on the conservation and management of migratory birds including waterbirds within the in midcontinent region and beyond.
- Develops statistical models on temporal and spatial distribution of avian populations relative to ecology, habitat requirements, effects of habitat manipulations, and environmental stressors of waterbirds.
- Prepares scientific proposals, authors peer-reviewed journal articles, and presents research findings at scientific meetings.
- Coordinates and collaborates with other professional in conducting research projects.
- For more information about wildlife ecology research at UMESC, please visit https://www.usgs.gov/centers/umesc/science/wildlife-ecology.
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Opening and closing dates: 4/27/20 to 5/27/20