Hydrologist, Agricultural Research Service – USDA

Tuscon, AZ

Organization: Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Southwest Watershed Research Unit

Duties: Evaluate hydrologic models with respect to consistency and prediction accuracy, prepare preliminary and intermediate analysis and interpretation of model results, develop, implement, and interpret FORTRAN and modern language computer programs such as C#, C++, or Python for analysis of hydrologic data and development of hydrologic simulation models, write and implement algorithms pertaining to hydrologic phenomena, and prepare interpretation of data based on precedents for reports of hydrologic analyses for inclusion in reports and scientific publications.

Desired qualifications: A degree in physical or natural science, or engineering that included at least 30 semester hours in any combination of courses in hydrology, the physical sciences, geophysics, chemistry, engineering science, soils, mathematics, aquatic biology, atmospheric science, meteorology, geology, oceanography, or the management or conservation of water resources. The course work must have included at least 6 semester hours in calculus (including both differential and integral calculus), and at least 6 semester hours in physics. Calculus and physics, as described above, are requirements for all grade levels.

Salary/pay: $49,037.00 to $77,127.00 / Per Year

Link to more information: Look through the full job description and apply.

Application deadline: November 22, 2016

 

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