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USGS Mendenhall Research Fellowship Program


Overview: Currently four Research Opportunities (S4, S5, S6 and S7) are being advertised (positions to be filled depending on the availability of funds).  The Research Opportunity number and title, proposed duty station, and Research Advisors are listed below, along with links to a detailed description, the required qualifications, and the Human Resources Office contact. 

Role of Research Advisors:. Research Advisors are appointed to direct project work. The Advisors are USGS scientists with whom the Mendenhall Fellows would work most closely. They will also be involved with reviewing application packages and interviewing candidates. Applicants are encouraged to contact the Research Advisor(s) for further information regarding the Research Opportunities and are strongly urged to coordinate the development of their research proposals with the Research Advisor(s). One of the first steps in the preparation of an application package is establishing contact with the Research Advisor(s).

Role of Human Resources Office Contacts: The Human Resources Office will receive application materials, review the backgrounds of the final candidates to make sure they are qualified for the opportunities, forward them to the Research Advisors and hiring official for consideration, and make the official job offers. The Human Resources Office is also available to provide information regarding the recruitment process and the status of applications.

Job Qualifications: Office of Personnel Management descriptions. of the backgrounds required to perform the types of research listed in these opportunities. Other titles may be applicable depending on the applicant's background, education, and research proposal. The final classification of the positions will be made by the Human Resources specialists in charge.

Last modified: Wednesday, 27-Aug-2014 13:10:49 EDT
Mendenhall - Research Opportunity
RO # Research Opportunity Title Prposed Duty Station Research Advisor(s) Apply
S4 Testing and improving detection and forecasts of invasive species using species distribution models

Fort Collins, CO

Catherine Jarnevich, Marian Talbert, Robert Reed Apply Here
S5 Terrain Feature Modeling and Extraction for Mapping and Earth Resource Applications

Rolla, MO

E. Lynn Usery Apply Here
S6 Laboratory Research in Earthquake Processes and Fluid-Rock Interactions

Menlo Park, CA

David Lockner Apply Here
S7 Deep-Ocean Mineral Deposits Santa Cruz, CA J.R. Hein Apply Here

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