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Engineer Research and Development Center Direct Hire Authority

The US Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) is one of the most diverse engineering and scientific research organizations in the world. We provide high quality, responsive, engineering and environmental research and development support to the Army and the Nation. As part of the US Army Corps of Engineers team, ERDC develops innovative science and technology solutions to support warfighting, infrastructure, environmental, water resources, and disaster operations. It consists of seven laboratories at four geographical sites in Vicksburg, Mississippi; Champaign, Illinois; Hanover, New Hampshire; and Alexandria, Virginia. ERDC employs more than 2000 engineers and scientists.

ERDC is looking for engineers and scientists who want to tackle tough problems. We are currently accepting applications for candidates with advanced degrees for engineering and scientist positions in the following job families:

  • Social Science, Psychology, and Welfare Family
  •  Biological Sciences Family
  •  Engineering and Architecture Family
  •  Physical Sciences
  •  Mathematics and Statistics

Interested candidates should send their application to:

USACE, Engineer Research and Development Center
Attn: DHA Jetta Stevens
3909 Halls Ferry Road
Room 515
Vicksburg, MS 39180-6199

Candidates must meet minimum qualification standards as described in OPM’s Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/standards/index-Standards.asp, possess an advanced degree from an accredited college or university in a field of scientific or engineering study directly related to the position for which applying, and meet any selective placement factor identified for the position to be filled. Salary is set commensurate with selectee’s background, experience and market considerations.

Equal Employment Opportunity

All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.


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