ESA Job Board » View Position
Two-year Postdoctoral Position
USDA, Agricultural Research Service
Las Cruces, NM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Las Cruces, New Mexico, invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral position at the Jornada on the campus of New Mexico State University, GS-11/12 ($57,408.00-$68,809.00 per annum). A research associate is needed to evaluate the patterns and causes of vegetation and soil change in response natural and management drivers, especially the effects of fire, in desert grasslands of the Malpai Borderlands in southwest NM and southeast AZ (announcement RA-12-065-H). Ph.D in ecology, rangeland science, natural resources, and geography or related field. Experience with vegetation and soil sampling, statistical analysis, geographic information systems, and database use are desirable. This is a competitive, term appointment. Vacancy announcements and where to apply can be found at https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/336596600 or contact Brandon Bestelmeyer at (575) 646-5139. The USDA is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.