U.S. nationals: Research Hydrologist/Agricultural Engineer/Soil Scientist
The incumbent will be assigned to the Food Animal Environmental System Research Unit (FAESRU) in Bowling Green, KY. The incumbent will perform modeling studies to predict incidental and legacy P losses from the Western Lake Erie Basin using historical data collected by ARS in Columbus OH. The incumbent will also perform laboratory phosphorus sorption and desorption experiments.
**ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED OR May 7, 2021 WHEN THE ANNOUNCEMENT CLOSES**
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- Major responsibilities include organizing and formatting existing data to machine-readable format, calibrating and testing of P loss models, and identifying model limitations and areas for model improvement.
- Utilize the model to evaluate impact of different management strategies in reducing phosphorus loss in the Western Lake Erie Basin.
- Organize and publish research results in peer-reviewed journals.