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    Summary

    This position is located at the Sustainable Water Management Research Unit, Stoneville, Mississippi

    The incumbent is a Research Leader for the unit. The incumbent will direct and conduct research in the development of novel water management technologies and irrigation scheduling techniques for improving water-use efficiency and water resources sustainability in humid regions.

    This is an interdisciplinary job that can be filled at anyone of the series listed.

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    Responsibilities

    • Conducts research programs involving multidisciplinary, and integrated approaches that develop new technologies for increasing water use efficiency in cropping systems in the Lower MS River basin
    • As Research Leader, the incumbent provides leadership for the Sustainable Water Management Research Unit
    • Maintains and enhances the creativity and productivity of the unit
    • Serves as the unit fund holder; providing technical information and consultation, both internal and external to ARS; and ensure the proper interpretation and reporting of scientific research results and information
    • Supervises three CRIS projects; primary responsibilities are for developing program direction and priorities of these projects under the leadership of National Program Leaders and for developing an integrated approach among all team members
    • Works closely with Research Leaders and scientists from other ARS units at Stoneville, MS and other locations as well as university scientists at Mississippi State University and other university locations
    • Responsible for planning, conducting, analyzing, interpreting, and reporting research in concert with project objectives

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    15

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