SCINet Consultant

ANY CITY/TBD, DC
08/03/2022
ANY CITY/TBD, DC
87.45 
87.45 
SCINet Consultant
ID:ARS-ONP-006Location:ANY CITY/TBDProgram:ARS
Wage/Hr:$87.45Hours/Week:20Minimum Age:55

NEW Solutions is proud to connect professionals, age 55+, with part-time and full-time opportunities throughout the country by providing skilled and experienced workers to government agencies. NOTE: This position has the option to work remote.

Qualifications:

Minimum of 20 year(s) of experience in Category 1 ARS scientist position in appropriate agricultural/ecological science and comparable training in IT, experimental design, and modeling. OR PhD Degree in Agricultural and/or ecological based study with knowledge of IT and data management.

  • Ph.D.
  • Experience required with Windows, Apple Macintosh, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, Power Point
  • Experience with SCINet related software desired and other modeling and data management software as appropriate.
Duties:

The position serves as a consultant to the ARS SCINet program as well as providing guidance on rangeland research activities related to Office of National Program ongoing research projects and the Grand Challenge activities. NEW Solutions is proud to connect professionals, age 55+, with part-time and full-time opportunities throughout the country by providing skilled and experienced workers to government agencies. NOTE: This position has the option to work remote.

  • Serve as active consultant to ARS SCINet including providing information related SCINet leadership transition, expansion of SCINet activities across ARS and providing guidance to scientist is SCINet use and functionality.   30%
  • Assist with the SCINet and AI Postdoc program including serving as mentors to postdocs and assisting in establishing SCINet related projects and system upgrades. Will also assist in hiring process to identify eligible postdocs related to data management needed to assist growth of SCINet.   25%
  • Complete ongoing research activities yet to be completed and write/submit research articles related to these activities.   25%
  • Assist in transition of the new SCINet CSIO to better understand SCINet operations and related scientific needs of benefit to ARS.   20%

Other:
  • Travel Requirements: Occasionally to ARS locations and HQ.
  • Overnight travel: Two to three times during a year.
  • Air travel anticipated: Two to three times during a year.
  • Rental cars: During times of travel as indicated above.
  • Remote work arrangements are available for this position.

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