🚨 Job Announcement

Postdoctoral Position: Cooperative Management of Nutrient Circularity

Sheri Spiegal
Sheri Spiegal
The USDA Agricultural Research Service seeks a postdoctoral fellow to advance understanding about the groups that recycle nutrients among farms and regions of the U.S. Working with a multidisciplinary team, the postdoc will:
  • Lead stakeholder focus groups using current methods in knowledge co-production. On-the-job training will be provided but previous experience is preferred.  
  • Collect, process, and manage qualitative data from focus groups and summits in three states.
  • Identify and compare the structure of the groups, and their barriers and opportunities for cooperative nutrient management.
  • Lead the writing of peer-reviewed articles about research results.
The position is located with LTAR-Jornada at the USDA-ARS Jornada Experimental Range in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Full performance level is GS-0102-12. A PhD is required; experience conducting focus groups is preferred. Interested individuals should submit a statement outlining experience and research interests, a current CV, and the names and contact information of three references to sheri.spiegal@usda.gov. Letters of reference may be requested of finalists.