Ecology Branch Chief for U.S. Geological Survey Western Fisheries Research Center, Seattle, WA

Ecology Branch Chief, U.S. Geological Survey Western Fisheries Research Center, Seattle, WA

The Ecology Branch Chief sets the overall scientific direction for the aquatic ecology program at the Western Fisheries Research Center based on input from both internal and external sources. Programs are directed towards the advancement of knowledge in the area of aquatic ecosystems and contribute to the national goals and objectives of the USGS Fisheries: Aquatic and Endangered Resources Program. The Branch Chief is expected to be a leader in the field of ecology and to have record of successfully competing for external grants. In addition to research responsibilities, the Ecology Branch Chief is responsible for budget planning and execution and also supervises scientists and technicians within the division, including planning, assigning and evaluating the work of subordinates.

The announcement closes June 27, 2014 and can be viewed at:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/368636300

Information about the Western Fisheries Research Center can be found here:

http://wfrc.usgs.gov/index.html

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