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    Summary

    These positions are located with the Institute of Food Production and Sustainability (Division of Animal Systems and Division of Plant Systems) and the Institute of Bioenergy, Climate and Environment, Division of Environmental Systems in the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).

    In this position, you will provide national leadership and support for science, extension,and education programs and other cooperative activities in the food, agriculture, and natural resources disciplines.

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    Responsibilities

    • Maintains technical and disciplinary competence and keeps abreast of emerging topics, trends, and issues in the assigned field in order to identify mission-relevant programmatic responses.
    • Mobilizes rapid response to immediate, short-term issues and opportunities; and anticipates, generates, and takes timely actions on long-term issues and opportunities that are compatible with the mission of NIFA.
    • Develops and oversees the implementation of evaluation strategies and necessary responses for areas of responsibility.
    • Provides national leadership and research, education, and extension support for programs in the assigned area of expertise and related services.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    None

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/588866100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.