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    Summary

    Research scientist position with an emphasis on wilderness stewardship issues for the Rocky Mountain Research Station-Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute.

    Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute is part of the U.S. Forest Service, Research and Development, Rocky Mountain Research Station-- interagency, national research facility located on University of Montana campus .

    For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Jason Taylor at jason.taylor2@usda.gov

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    Responsibilities

    • Conduct technology transfer (dissemination of knowledge) efforts related to science, to varied audiences to advance science, educate the public, and support decision making.
    • Examine the ecology and ecological role of large protected or conservation areas using fieldwork, monitoring schemas, statistics, simulation modelling and geospatial analyses.
    • Model how a changing environment effects the biological/ecological characteristics of protected lands, including the potential for, and effects of, ecological interventions related to observed changes.
    • Conduct a series of conceptual and applied studies, often in a phased manner, for problems which are sometimes difficult to define.
    • Integrate science on ecological, social, and other systems to answer questions important to wilderness and other public land managers.
    • Collaborate with managers to develop new information that is of direct benefit to managers; including delivering decision support knowledge that enables public lands managers to adapt to changing needs.
    • Consult with academic and land management cooperators to improve the understanding of multiple-scale (temporal and spatial scales) impacts and effects in land management planning.
    • Provide supervision within scope of responsibilities by demonstrating a commitment to fostering and promoting an equitable, inclusive, and safe work environment

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required to attend meetings, conferences and research activities at offices or field locations.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    13

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