Branch Chief Position, Great Lakes Modeling and Forecasting
NOAA’s Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL), Ann Arbor, Michigan has an opening for a senior scientist to lead the lab’s Integrated Physical and Ecological Modeling and Forecasting Branch. The ideal candidate’s area of expertise would complement the current research in the branch, which includes theoretical studies, numerical modeling, and process studies of hydrodynamics, hydrology, climatology, ice dynamics, and biogeochemistry, primarily in the Great Lakes basin. Other research branches at the lab are Ecosystem Dynamics, and Observing Systems & Advanced Technology. The Branch Chief is expected to have shown continued excellence in scientific research and, through significant original contributions, have gained an outstanding international reputation. The Branch Chief will be responsible for initiating, supporting, and conducting independent research, while leading, influencing, and advising supervisees and fellow employees to promote high scientific standards at GLERL and within the region and the research field. The Branch Chief reports to the laboratory director and is involved in strategic planning and external partnerships beyond the research branch, including interaction with co-located postdocs, visiting scientists, contractors, and staff of the Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystem Research. The vacancy is a permanent federal position with a base salary range of $124,864-$157,100, and a full federal government benefits package. The official announcements for this position will be posted soon to www.usajobs.gov. The position will be open to all qualified U.S. citizens.
Please contact Eric Anderson ) with any questions, and to be notified when the online application period opens in the USAJOBS system.
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