Research Biologist

  • U.S. Geological Survey
  • Madison, WI, USA
  • Sep 24, 2018
Full time Biology - Ecology Conservation/ Natural Resources Faculty/Instructor Research Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description


What General Information Do I Need To Know About This Position? 

This Program conducts programs of research & education related to fish and wildlife resource management. The incumbent is a member of the graduate faculty, serving without compensation from the University.

GS-12 salary: $73,375 - $95,388

GS-12 salary: $87,252 - $113,428

First time hires to the Federal Government typically start at the beginning of the pay scale.
This position is being advertised with: RES-2018-0335

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As a Research Biologist within the Cooperative Research Units Program, some of your specific duties will include:

  • Plan, conduct and direct research related to wildlife with application to contemporary science, policy and management needs.
  • Conduct research that is object driven and provide scientific basis for management and policy decision.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in wildlife biology or ecological issues.
  • Disseminate research results via final reports, peer-reviewed print, scientific journals, online scientific journals, books, book chapters or other outlets.
  • Make presentations on findings to scientific and conservation organizations.
  • Serve as a graduate faculty member, contribute to the research, graduate student mentorship and teaching mission of the university.
  • Operate government owned vehicle as an incidental driver.

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Job Level



Government- Federal


GS 12 - 13 Salary $73,375 to $113,428 per year