Job Overview

Summary

Find Solutions to Agricultural Problems that Affect Americans Every Day, From Field to Table

The Southeast Watershed Research Laboratory (SEWRL) in Tifton, GA is looking for a unique scientist to conduct independent and team research to develop and apply remote sensing technologies to elucidate relationships between landscape components, agricultural production practices and the delivery of ecosystem services. 

 

 

This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

Duties

You will serve as a Research Ecologist/Soil Scientist/Physical Scientist at the Southeast Watershed Research Laboratory (SEWRL) in Tifton, Georgia.  The mission of the SEWRL is to develop scientific understanding and associated technologies of watershed systems essential to protect and enhance the environmental and natural resource base upon which a viable, sustainable, and productive agricultural economy depends.  The incumbent will conduct independent and team research to develop and apply remote sensing technologies to elucidate relationships between landscape components, agricultural production practices, and the delivery of ecosystem services.  Research will focus on interpretation of spatial and temporal linkages between changes in agricultural management and the delivery and value of ecosystem services in the coastal plain and will be designed to solve problems associated with soil and water quality and to develop conservation practices at multiple scales using diverse approaches. The incumbent's research requires the identification of appropriate scale(s) at which specific signals are most effectively separated from noise.  For certain parameters, this may be an area of thousands of square kilometers; a watershed of a given size; or a small plot.


 

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • For meetings and conferences

Relocation Authorized

  • No