USDA FS Job Announcement

Don Staples dstaples at
Fri Mar 19 15:14:38 EST 1999

The following is posted from Unevenaged-List.

Please circulate this announcement to interested parties.  This position
the major USDA FS research position for longleaf pine silviculture
 longtime USDA FS employee Bill Boyer).  Beautiful lab, first-rate
 Permanent full-time employment with USDA FS requires US citizenship.
free to contact Dr. McMahon  for additional informal
 communication about the position.


Early Alert/Outreach
Research Forester (Silviculture), RWU 4105
Vegetation Management and Longleaf Pine Research Work Unit
USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station, Auburn, AL

The USDA Forest Service, Vegetation Management and Longleaf Pine
Work Unit (SRS4105) will soon be recruiting for a GS13 Research Forester

 (Silviculture) (salary range 56,951 - 74,035).  The research unit is
located at the George W. Andrews Forestry Sciences Laboratory on the
campus of Auburn
 University in Auburn, AL.  The incumbent will plan and conduct research
a mission area of the unit concerned with the ecology, restoration and
management of longleaf pine ecosystems.  Specific research focus for
this position
will be associated with (1) the quantitative evaluation, assessment and
modeling of
 longleaf pine regeneration, succession and growth and yield and (2) the

effect of management alternatives upon overstory and understory
components of
longleaf pine forests.  The incumbent will also be responsible for the
 protection and use of the 3000 acre Escambia Experimental Forest near
Brewton,  AL where many long-term longleaf pine research studies and
are located.   The duty station will be at the Laboratory in Auburn, AL.

Strong candidates for this position will have (1) academic training in
forestry at the Ph.D. level, (2) a strong record of research
accomplishments and (3)
 skills and experience related to the  quantitative aspects of longleaf
 silviculture.  Supervisory, management and communication skills will
be a plus, in support of the duties associated with Experimental Forest
 administration and management.

If you are interested in this position, please send a brief one page
to the Research Unit Project Leader, Charles K. McMahon, USDA Forest
520 Devall Dr., Auburn, AL 36849 or  by April 15.  We will then send you
vacancy announcement when available.  We anticipate the vacancy
announcement will
be posted to OPM?s USA Jobs website (
sometime in
late April or early May.


Don Staples
UIN 4653335

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