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The USGS Southwest Biological Science Center in Flagstaff, Arizona seeks to hire a dynamic and effective leader with a background in river ecosystems research to serve as the Chief of the Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center and SBSC’s River Ecosystem Science Branch.

Candidates are expected to possess strong leadership and management abilities, scientific knowledge of river ecosystems, familiarity with water and resource management laws and policies, and experience with communicating science results associated with highly visible and controversial topics to resource managers and policy makers. The preferred candidate would possess an advanced degree and experience in conducting and publishing scientific results in hydrology, geomorphology, aquatic ecology, fish biology, or related disciplines, obtaining funds to support research, and building and directing a multidisciplinary program of research.

Applicants must apply online via USA JOBS at: by Tuesday, June 21, 2022.  

Vacancy Announcements: 

USGS-SAC-2022-11498927-ST-BLL (Current or former Federal employees/Merit Promotion): 

USGS-SAC-2022-11504555-DE-BLL (All US Citizens): 

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