The USDA Forest Service’s Northern Research Station is hiring up to 3 permanent, full-time Research Social Scientists (GS-0101-12/13). These positions will be part of the social science research work unit (NRS-09): People and Their Environments: Social Science and Strategic Foresight Supporting Natural Resource Management and Policy. The mission of NRS-09 is to conduct economic and social science research and provide information to enhance people’s lives through improved land management, stewardship and policy. The incumbent is expected to develop a program of research that fits within the three research problem areas of NRS09: Attaining Preferred Futures: Planning and Collaborative Conservation, Enhancing the Flow of Goods and Services while Protecting Forests and Natural Areas, and Understanding Social Drivers and Impacts of Disturbances, Natural Disasters, and Other Landscape Change. We welcome applicants from a diversity of backgrounds and experiences, including psychology, sociology, human dimensions of natural resources, geography, behavioral economics, strategic foresight, and planning.
The position is open for application from 3/22-3/28/23 through USAjobs. See: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/714384700
Duty stations for this position include St. Paul, MN and Evanston, IL.