U.S. nationals: Research Hydrologist/Geneticist/Soil Scientist (Research Leader)

U.S. Agricultural Research Service
Riverside, CA, United States
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The incumbent will serve as a Research Leader for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Water Efficiency and Salinity Research Unit (the Unit) at the U.S. Salinity Laboratory in Riverside, CA.
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  • Determine research needs and customer expectations; plan, conduct and report original research; establish Unit research priorities.
  • Coordinate and direct interdisciplinary team efforts and supervising scientists within the Unit.
  • Develop budgets and accounting for proper expenditure of funds and other resources assigned to the Unit.
  • Manage/maintain U.S. Salinity Laboratory (USSL) facilities.
  • Represent the Unit and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) in discussions with producers, stakeholders, collaborators, other scientists, and the general public.
  • Establish domestic and international cooperative research linkages.