🚨 Job Announcement

ARS Postdoc Position Available, Corvallis OR

Virginia Jin
Virginia Jin
Posting on behalf of Jennifer Moore (Jennifer.Moore@usda.gov):

The USDA-ARS, Forage Seed and Cereal Research Unit, Corvallis, OR invites applications for a
Postdoctoral Research Associate position to join our team to measure, monitor, report, and validate soil health, C sequestration potential, and GHG fluxes carbon stocks for the grass seed industry in the Willamette Valley, OR. General knowledge of soil science/soil health, soil greenhouse gas measurements, and interpretation is required. Preference given to candidates with strong computational expertise, especially those with experience in modeling using process-based, biogeochemical models. Funding is secured for a minimum of 2 years (GS-11, $74,137 per annum with benefits).

• U.S. citizenship or permanent residents who meet the criteria outlined in 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)(B)
• A recent (within the past 4 years) Ph.D. in soil science, environmental science, biogeochemistry, ecology, or related field
• Strong statistical and data analysis experience
• Ability to publish results in peer-reviewed literature.
• Strong familiarity with R
• Proficiency in general computer programming
• Interest in soil health and general soil science principles
• Preference given to candidates with modeling experience

To apply:
Please email your cover letter, curriculum vitae including citizenship, transcripts, and list of references to Dr. Jennifer Moore at Jennifer.moore2@usda.gov. Please combine and submit materials as a single pdf. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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