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    Salary: GS-12: $85,799 (Step 01) to $111,543 (Step 10).

    NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.

    The selectee will be entitled to a cost of living allowance of 2.86% in addition to the basic salary.

    This position and is being advertised concurrently with the following announcements: Open to current or former Federal employees: USGS-DEN-20-10916259-ST-DEG

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    As a Research Fish Biologist within the Alaska Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit, some of your specific duties will include:

    • Plans, conducts, and directs research related to wildlife or ecological resources, with application to contemporary science, policy and management needs.
    • Conducts research that is cooperator driven and provides scientific basis for management and policy decisions.
    • Serves as subject matter expert in fish and wildlife ecology, providing leadership and guidance to government and private agencies and university representatives through participation in meetings, conferences and work groups.
    • Disseminate research results via final reports, peer reviewed print scientific journals, online scientific journals, books, book chapters or other outlets. Make presentations on findings to scientific and conservation organizations.
    • Serves as graduate faculty member, contributing to both the research, graduate student mentorship, and teaching mission of the university.
    • Operates a government vehicle as an incidental driver.
    Desirable candidates will possess the following:
    1. Ability to build an applied research program focused on the ecology, management, and conservation of fish species;
    2. Experience conducting research on adaptation of aquatic species to a changing climate, and impacts of natural and human disturbances on fish and their habitats across broad landscapes;
    3. Expertise in field-based research, and application and development of modern quantitative analyses; and/or
    4. Incorporating human dimensions into fisheries management and conservation.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0482 Fish Biology

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/580247200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.