This position is located with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Plains Area, at the Grassland, Soil and Water Research Laboratory (GSWRL), in Temple, TX. The mission of the Laboratory is to develop technology and solutions that increase efficient use of soil and water resources, crop production, and support sustainable agricultural production in healthy ecosystems.
•Assist with development or application of model components.
•Development of enhanced natural resource simulation or analysis tools which assist land managers and state and federal agency personnel in decision-making at the farm and watershed level.
•Assist with development of enhanced simulation methods, interfaces, databases, or web-based systems to support science-based decision making and policy formulation.
•Resulting research will produce novel methods, machine learning or original computer code for simulating or analyzing: 1) complex agricultural production systems and watersheds utilizing desktop or web-based interfaces, or large scale databases.
•Development, testing, and validation of novel model components or GIS data to enhance existing natural resources simulation tools and develop new interfaces, web-based applications, and other model related tools.
•Enhance interface development and web-based delivery systems for existing tools to facilitate use by non-scientists.
ALL information regarding qualifications and application instructions can be found at: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/553442700.
Announcement will be open 12/05/2019 to 12/18/2019.
USDA is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.
Additional Salary Information: Promotion potential to GS-12