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    What General Information Do I Need To Know About This Position?

    Salary:
    GS-12: $77,488 (Step 01) to $100,739 (Step 10);
    GS-13: $92,143 (Step 01) to $119,787 (Step 10)

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

    This is an interdisciplinary position and is being advertised concurrently with the following announcements:
    Open to all U.S. citizens under: USGS-DEN-21-11145283-DE-PJL

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    Responsibilities

    As a Research Ecologist/Wildlife Biologist (Assistant Unit Leader) within the South Carolina Cooperative Fish & Wildlife 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.
    • Operates a government owned or leased vehicle as an incidental driver.

    Desired candidates will possess the following:
    1) Ability to build an applied research program focused on the quantitative ecology, management, and conservation of wildlife.
    2) Demonstrated experience designing, conducting, and publishing peer-reviewed research involving a spatial and/or landscape component.
    3) Expertise in analysis of animal movement and/or habitat-dynamics as it pertains to climate change, habitat connectivity, and/or conservation physiology is highly desirable.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for up to five nights per month.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/605736700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.