3 Research Coordinators Sought for USGS Climate Science Centers
The U.S. Geological Survey is hiring Research Coordinators to fill three positions with the Climate Science Centers, one each at the following locations: Norman, Oklahoma; Tucson, Arizona; and Hilo, Hawai'i.
The successful applicants will work directly with the Climate Science Center (CSC) in their region – South Central (Norman), Southwest (Tucson), or Pacific Islands (Hilo) – to perform the following duties:
- Assist CSC Leadership with the implementation of the CSC Strategic Plan and Science Agenda.
- Support and/or lead development of existing and new CSC science-based initiatives, including the organization of symposia and special sessions at regional and national conferences or gatherings.
- Assist or lead in the development and delivery of climate adaptation tools and processes, such as scenario planning, Climate-Smart conservation, structured decision-making, vulnerability assessment approaches, adaptation planning, etc.
- Complie, review, evaluate and interpret regional climate science activities funded by the CSC, regional partners, and academic institutions.
- Assist with providing guidance, requirements and standard operating procedures for maintaining the quality of research activities, processes, and products by the CSC.
- Represent the CSC at professional meetings with external cooperators, departmental and agency conferences, federal and state agencies, regional Landscape Conservation Cooperatives, regional community and tribal organizations, NGOs, academia, private industry, private research foundations, and public meetings.
Applications are due Wednesday, January 11, 2017.
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