Pollination Ecology Postdoc position at USDA ARS

The USDA Agricultural Research Service is advertising for a Research
Associate (Postdoc) Ecologist, Entomologist or Botanist to perform research
and provide expertise in habitat management approaches that promote
pollinator resources while limiting weed invasion and spread. The position
is at the USDA ARS Pest Management Research Unit, Northern Plains
Agricultural Research Laboratory, Sidney MT. The mission of the laboratory
is to develop and implement ecologically based strategies, technologies, and
products for the sustainable management of insects, pests, and weeds in
crops and rangeland. 

Emphasis is on biological and cultural management
strategies that enhance profitability and environmental quality. Our
location houses a team of highly collaborative scientists and support staff
working in the fields of ecology, botany, entomology, pathology and
agronomy. The position is advertised at the GS-11 level (starting at
$61,218/yr), is for one year, and can be extended to 4 years, and is open to
all U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents seeking U.S. Citizenship. Major
duties include: 1) Plans and conducts pollinator and weed research,
individually and as part of a team, in the field and laboratory, 2) Provides
expertise in habitat management or restoration approaches that promote
pollinator resources while limiting weed invasion and spread, 3) Develops
methods to restore and improve low agricultural-input plant communities to
provide high quality pollinator habitat, 4) Prepares written work products
based on research to be reviewed and published in professional articles.
Please send a C.V. to John Gaskin ([log in to unmask]). We have a
provisional application closure date of Oct. 15, 2018.