Job Title:Research Soil Scientist
Department:Department Of Agriculture
Agency:Agricultural Research Service
Job Announcement Number:RA-14-007-H
|$57,982.00 to $75,376.00 / Per Year|
|Tuesday, January 07, 2014 to Tuesday, January 06, 2015|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Excepted Service Term NTE 2 years|
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Pendleton, OR View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents seeking U.S. Citizenship|
|Public Trust - Background Investigation|
Find Solutions to Agricultural Problems that Affect Americans Every Day, From Field to Table
The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is the United States Department of Agriculture's chief scientific research agency and one of the world's premiere scientific organizations. ARS Postdoctoral Research Associates are hired to supplement a lead scientist's research on agricultural problems of high national priority affecting American agriculture.
The incumbent will be assigned to the Soil Biogeochemistry Program, which conducts research of regional, national, and international interest, located within the USDA-ARS Columbia Plateau Conservation Research Center (CPCRC), Pendleton, OR. The research is part of the GRACEnet (Greenhouse Gas Reduction through Agricultural Carbon Enhancement network) and REAP (Renewable Energy Assessment Project) projects under National Program (NP) 212, Climate Change, Soils and Emissions Research. The incumbent will work collaboratively with other federal and international agencies, universities, and private companies.
**ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED OR JANUARY 6, 2015**
- Occasional Travel
- Payment of relocation expenses and other incentives will be determined in accordance with P&P 412.5, Recruitment and Retention Incentives and Other Special Pay, Sections 6 and 7, as amended by Bulletins 03-402 and 05-412.5, which may be found at http://www.afm.ars.usda.gov/ppweb/Bulletins/05-412-5.pdf. See also http://www.afm.ars.usda.gov/hrd/staffing_recruit/reloweb.htm.
- A Ph.D. is required
- A Motor Vehicle or Commercial Driver's License is required