Supervisory Research Agronomist/Soil Scientist/Agricultural Engineer
USDA, Agricultural Research Service
Location: University Park, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: Doctorate
Years of Experience:
Internal Number: ARS-D21Y-11219572-JL
The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Pasture Systems and Watershed Management Research Unit located in University Park, Pennsylvania, is seeking a permanent full-time Supervisory Research Agronomist/Soil Scientist/Agricultural Engineer.
The salary for this position is $108,885.00-$166,502.00 per year plus benefits. U.S. citizenship is required.
The incumbent of this position will function as a Research Leader, managing a Research Unit of 13 scientists and will also conduct research to develop crop, pasture, animal, or watershed management systems that ensure profitable and productive farming enterprises while conserving environmental resources. The ideal candidate has national expertise in developing farming practices that minimize losses of agricultural nutrients, greenhouse gases, or contaminants.
This announcement ARS-D21Y-11219572-JL will close on 10/08/2021. To view the announcement and/or to apply, please go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/613596800
The Pasture Systems and Watershed Management Research Unit (https://www.ars.usda.gov/northeast-area/up-pa/pswmru/) is located in University Park, Pennsylvania.
The USDA is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.
The Agricultural Research Service is the principal in-house research agency of the United States Department of Agriculture. ARS is one of four agencies in USDA's Research, Education and Economics mission area. Our job is finding solutions to agricultural problems that affect Americans every day from field to table. Here are a few numbers to illustrate the scope of our organization:
660 research projects within 15 National Programs;
2,000 scientists and post docs;
6,000 other employees;
90+ research locations, including overseas laboratories;
$1.5 billion fiscal year budget.