DOINews: Director of the Pacific Islands CSC Needed - Recruitment Closed

Last edited 4/26/2016

Are you a Biologist, or Ecologist, or Physical Scientist, interested in working in collaboration with other scientists in the program development of a ground-breaking approach to scientific research on the impact climate has on fish, wildlife, habitats & cultural resources? Are you a dynamic speaker who can easily understand and explain scientific research findings to individuals with varying degrees of scientific knowledge and education. Do you find joy in the challenges and rewards that comes with being a supervisor? If you answered "yes" to these questions, then this is the job for you! Come join the USGS and start doing the job you've always dreamed of!

As a Scientist within the National Climate Change and Wildlife Science organization, and as Director for the Pacific Islands Climate Science Center, some of your specific duties will include:

  • Develop and implement climate based science strategies for cultural and natural resources for the Pacific Islands.
  • Establish resource management partnerships and develop research needs and priorities.
  • Supervise a staff of up to five research scientists, students, post-doctoral appointments and other support positions.
  • Identify and develop national climate change science needs relative to the impact on regional natural and physical science resources.
  • Chair a regional Climate Science Center (CSC) implementation board ensuring decisions made on science priorities at the regional level are communicated and implementation in a timely manner.

To learn more about this position, or to apply, please visit the following pages:

All US Citizens:

Current/former Federal employees or those with special hiring eligibility:

Recruitment closes October 31, 2012.