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    • GS-13: $97,078 (Step 01) to $126,202 (Step 10);
    • GS-14: $114,717 (Step 01) to $149,129 (Step 10).

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    As a Research Ecologist/Fisheries Biologist/Wildlife Biologist (Unit Leader) within the Georgia Cooperative Research Unit, some of your specific duties will include:

    • Plans, conducts, and directs research related to fish, 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.
    • The selectee will be required to obtain a graduate faculty appointment at the University of Georgia in Athens.
    • Operates a government vehicle as an incidental driver.

    Desired candidates will possess the following: 1) strong record of conducting objective-driven, applied research on the ecology and management of fish, wildlife, or the habitats they require; 2) strong quantitative skills and the ability to conduct research at landscape scales; 3) experience teaching and advising graduates students; 4) graduate faculty appointment at the University of Georgia in Athens; 5) responsible for all aspects of their own research program including obtaining funding, designing field studies, analyzing data, and publishing research in high quality journals; and 6) responsible for unit administration, and the supervision of federal scientists.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Will be expected to travel up to 5 nights per month.

    Supervisory status


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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/603410900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.