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    Summary

    The incumbent will serve as a Research Leader for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Water Efficiency and Salinity Research Unit (the Unit) at the U.S. Salinity Laboratory in Riverside, CA.

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    Responsibilities

    • Determine research needs and customer expectations; plan, conduct and report original research; establish Unit research priorities.
    • Coordinate and direct interdisciplinary team efforts and supervising scientists within the Unit.
    • Develop budgets and accounting for proper expenditure of funds and other resources assigned to the Unit.
    • Manage/maintain U.S. Salinity Laboratory (USSL) facilities.
    • Represent the Unit and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) in discussions with producers, stakeholders, collaborators, other scientists, and the general public.
    • Establish domestic and international cooperative research linkages.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    15

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