A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. New River Gorge National River in West Virginia encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.
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!
USGS is advertising for the leader of the South Central Climate Science Centers in Norman, Oklahoma. Come help the Department of Interior and USGS implement one of the eight new Climate Science Centers, focusing on developing climate science in support of developing adaptation strategies for fish, wildlife and their habitats, and other natural and cultural resource management endpoints. This position will direct lead, and manage and the activities of up to five research scientists and three administrative staff and will work closely with resource management partners and University Principal Investigators in developing the CSC science priorities. The incumbent will implement an annual science plan that brings together federal, state and university research to support resource management planning and action. The incumbent will be expected to obtain an official affiliation with the host University and will be able to develop their own research program focused on climate effects on natural resources.