U.S. nationals: Research Hydrologist/Agricultural Engineer/Soil Scientist

U.S. Agricultural Research Service

Bowling Green, KY, United States 🇺🇸

Summary

The incumbent will be assigned to the Food Animal Environmental System Research Unit (FAESRU) in Bowling Green, KY. The incumbent will perform modeling studies to predict incidental and legacy P losses from the Western Lake Erie Basin using historical data collected by ARS in Columbus OH. The incumbent will also perform laboratory phosphorus sorption and desorption experiments.

**ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED OR May 7, 2021 WHEN THE ANNOUNCEMENT CLOSES**


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Responsibilities

  • Major responsibilities include organizing and formatting existing data to machine-readable format, calibrating and testing of P loss models, and identifying model limitations and areas for model improvement.
  • Utilize the model to evaluate impact of different management strategies in reducing phosphorus loss in the Western Lake Erie Basin.
  • Organize and publish research results in peer-reviewed journals.

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EXPERIENCE-LEVEL