Duty Stations: Arcata, Davis, Placerville, or Redding CA
Reply Due: 19 February 2016
The USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station (PSW) will be advertising to fill a permanent research grade scientist in Forest Hydrology. The scientist will work with teams of federal and university scientists and public land managers to understand the short- and long-term impacts of modern forestry practices on key watershed processes in the Sierra Nevada and the coastal forests of northern California. Participation in national and international research projects will also be encouraged. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing and conducting experiments to assess stream flow, sediment production, and other hydrologic processes of scientific and societal interest. The primary responsibility of the scientist will be to assume leadership of the research program at Caspar Creek Experimental Watersheds. An additional responsibility will include participating as a team scientist on the Kings River Experimental Watershed study in the southern Sierra Nevada. The duty station will be negotiable among Davis, Placerville, Fresno, or Redding CA. The position requires a Ph.D. degree in forest hydrology or related field, with postdoctoral experience preferred.
The vacancy announcement for this position will be posted on the U.S. Government’s official website for employment opportunities www.usajobs.gov.
For additional information on the PSW Research Station and its hydrology research studies, please visit these websites: