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    Summary

    The Forest Service is using a Direct Hire Authority to fill this position. For Information on the Office of Personnel Management's Direct Hire Authority, please visit https://www.opm.gov/policydata-oversight/hiring-information/direct-hire-authority/

    This position is located at the USDA Forest Service Southern Research Station (SRS), in Oxford, MS or Blacksburg, VA.

    For additional information about this position, please contact Dr. Susan Adams at 662-234-2744 x267 or susan.adams@usda.gov.

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    Responsibilities

    • Uses a variety of tools, systems and field sampling techniques, and statistical modeling to investigate the biology and management of aquatic and semiaquatic invertebrate and vertebrate species.
    • Analyzes and interprets study results, prepares annual reports, presents talks and posters, prepares and submits manuscripts for publication in refereed journals, and develops outreach materials and programs.
    • Assists in the study of aquatic and semi-aquatic invertebrate and vertebrate animals.
    • Identifies species within the diverse assemblages of southeastern aquatic and semi-aquatic invertebrate and vertebrate faunas.
    • Designs studies on the effects of land management, hydrologic or habitat restoration, and other management actions on aquatic and semi-aquatic invertebrates and vertebrates
    • Integrates information from many southern aquatic and semi-aquatic fields to develop novel methods and techniques to answer questions about the effects of land management at various temporal and spatial scales on these animals.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Travel may be required less than 25 percent for field work and to attend meetings and training.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    0482 Fish Biology

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