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    Summary

    This position is with the Pest Management Research Unit in Sidney, MT. You will help to develop and implement ecologically-based strategies and technologies leading to the development of sustainable agricultural practices in the Northern Great Plains.

    Research scientists have open-ended promotion potential. The grade level is limited only by the individual's demonstrated ability to perform research of recognized importance to science and technology as determined by a peer review panel.

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    Responsibilities

    • Perform leading research on plant community restoration that promotes productive, sustainable range lands that are resistant to weed invasion.
    • Collaborate and communicate information pertaining to plant population and community dynamics, landscape and restoration ecology with government officials, scientific and academic communities, and national/ international scientific organizations.
    • Collect, analyze, and summarize technical information to develop new knowledge of biological diversity and cultural management strategies that enhance profitability and environmental quality in low agricultural-input plant communities.
    • Prepare written work products based on diverse agro-economic and environmental factors associated with plant community restoration to be reviewed and/or published in professional articles, publications, and technical abstracts.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

  • Job family (Series)

    0408 Ecology

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