The incumbent serves as Research Leader for the Bioenergy Research Unit, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research (NCAUR), Peoria, Illinois. The incumbent leads a broad research program to develop commercially applicable processes for conversion of agricultural commodities into biofuels, chemicals, and other co-products that add value to biorefinery process streams. As Research Leader, the incumbent provides vision; establishes an advisory stakeholder base; exercises leadership and supervises personnel assigned to the unit; maximizes the creativity and productivity of the unit; hires personnel and manages the human, fiscal, and physical resources assigned to the unit; serves as the Unit fundholder; provides technical information and consultation both internal and external to ARS; and ensures the proper interpretation and reporting of scientific research results for the unit.
U.S. Citizenship is required. Applications will be accepted beginning September 5, 2023 and must be received by the closing date of October 4, 2023.
To view additional details about this position and complete application instructions, go to the USAJobs Web site: https://www.usajobs.gov/ and refer to announcement number ARS-D23MWA-12107351-HCL. Please note that the announcement number will not be accessible until September 5, 2023.
Contacts: Application procedure: Lisa Porter at Lisa.Porter@usda.gov or 301-452-4449
Scientific information: Dr. Todd Ward at Todd.Ward@usda.gov or 309-681-6595
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