[MARMAM] Upcoming vacancy announcement - Research Wildlife Biologist GS-12

Chadwick V Jay cjay at usgs.gov
Thu May 31 12:34:25 PDT 2012


Research Wildlife Biologist ? GS-12
U.S. Geological Survey, Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska

The U.S. Geological Survey, Alaska Science Center, is seeking applicants 
for a Research Wildlife Biologist position in its Marine & Freshwater 
Ecology Research Program.  The incumbent will lead research on Pacific 
walruses within the context of a rapidly changing Arctic marine ecosystem. 
 Candidates should have a Ph.D. in wildlife ecology or related field; 
experience as a principal investigator or co-PI for wildlife ecology field 
studies; expertise in statistical and modeling techniques in analyzing 
animal resource selection and field measures of wildlife demographics; and 
expertise in the biology and ecology of marine mammals.  The position 
requires U.S. citizenship.

The Alaska Science Center is located on the campus of Alaska Pacific 
University, in Anchorage, Alaska.  Anchorage is a modern city with a 
population of 277,000 people and all of the amenities usually associated 
with cities of that size, including restaurants, shopping and cultural 
offerings. Anchorage also has over 130 miles of paved summer bike trails, 
and over 200 kilometers of groomed winter ski trails, and year-around 
access to some of the most outstanding wilderness in North America.

The Alaska Science Center is an important component of the USGS, the 
organization responsible for providing the Nation with high-quality 
objective scientific information needed to manage natural resources and 
prevent losses due to natural hazards. The Alaska Science Center is a 
leader in providing integrated biologic, geologic, hydrologic, and 
geographic data, information and related research in arctic and subarctic 

This is a permanent position (subject to a one-year probation period for 
new federal employees) to be filled at the GS-12 level ($70,195 - 
$91,252/year, including a Cost of Living Allowance), with promotion 
potential to the GS-15 level. The position will be formally advertised on 
USAJOBS in summer 2012.

Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Chad Jay, USGS Alaska 
Science Center, 907-786-7414, cjay at usgs.gov for information about the 
position and the application process.

USGS is an equal opportunity employer

Alaska Science Center ? http://alaska.usgs.gov
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