Mathematical Statistician/Biologist, Fort Collins, CO, USA



Deadline: July 18, 2014

This is an excepted service term appointment not to exceed 2 years. (Appointment may be extended up to 4 years without re-announcing.) For more details click: Term Appointments

The candidate serves as a Research Fellow within the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The incumbent will be responsible for using statistical and mathematical modeling of populations and/or diseases to collaborate with wildlife service operations as well as veterinary services to address gaps in prevention and response to wildlife-livestock or wildlife-human conflicts. The overall goal of the fellowship is to develop quantitative decision-support tools for mitigating damage and disease risks from feral swine in the USA.

APHIS is an emergency response agency. This means that all Agency employees may be asked or assigned to participate in rotating temporary duty assignments to support emergency programs at some time during their careers with APHIS. For details click: APHIS Emergency Response


  • 25% or Greater
  • Travel may be required.


  • No


  • You must be a US Citizen or US National.
  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with the Selective Service.
  • Subject to satisfactory completion of one year trial period.