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This position is located in the Rangeland Resource Research Unit of the Agricultural Research Service of USDA, at the Central Plains Experimental Range in Nunn, CO. This position's research project is focused on extending on-going experimental efforts regarding vegetation and soil responses to prescribed fire (frequency and season) at the Kiowa National Grassland and the Central Plains Experimental Range, (located adjacent to the Pawnee National Grassland). The incumbent will be responsible for maintaining the integrity of the experimental design with the prescribed fire project at the USDA-ARS Central Plains Experimental Range- Pawnee National Grassland site in this project. The employee will coordinate all sampling (vegetation, soils, soil water, etc.) and data entry. Employee will assist in conducting prescribed burns and coordinate planning efforts for all aspects of the study with the lead PI (supervisor). The employee will coordinate data efforts with scientific staff responsible for the Kiowa National Grassland site of this project as well. The employee will also assist in additional projects conducted at the Central Plains Experimental Range involving the collection of vegetation, soil and livestock data.
This is a Full-time Term Appointment not to exceed 4 years.
This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
- Occasional Travel
- Travel Required 1-5 days per month