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Senior Scientist for Geostationary Earth Orbit Observations – Greenbelt, Maryland
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce
Job ID: 151642Start Date: 09/20/2019End Date: 11/22/2019
To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must possess all of the Professional/Technical Qualifications (PTQs). These qualifications would typically be acquired through education, experience, and training which reflect progressive development and achievement in leading teams and/or projects for a comprehensive business program in a complex organization. An individual’s total experience and education must demonstrate the ability to perform the duties of the position.Your responses will be evaluated by a human resources specialist/and or a subject matter expert against the information you provide in your online resume and/or by reference checks. Falsifying your background, education, and/or experience is cause for non-employment.
Do not enter “Refer to Resume” to explain your answer. Applications directing the reader to search within the application or to “See Resume” are considered incomplete and WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Failure to submit a narrative statement or address any of the PTQs is also considered incomplete and WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. As a result, you will be rated as “INCOMPLETE”.In addition to the PTQs, applicants must meet the scientific qualifications of the position:1. The incumbent must possess significant experience in designing, directing, and evaluating theoretical, experimental, and operational research studies of a complex and interactive nature. Studies must withstand the critical review of the scientific community and of management, and contribute crucially to NOAA’s scientific mission. The incumbent must show advanced research knowledge to develop mathematical prediction models of the atmosphere and joint ocean-atmosphere systems, as well as initialization of such models from available observations.2. The incumbent must exercise the highest levels of creativity and critical judgment in order to initiate, review and/or advocate for the systematic investigation of theory, experimentation, and/or model simulation experiments.3. The incumbent is a sought after expert on key scientific questions such as the scope and content of applied research programs, or the advisability of undertaking particular satellite programs. Has earned a professional reputation in the field of earth remote sensing satellite development evidenced by citations, patents, publications (including refereed publications in relevant archival journals), which impact knowledge in the field. Holds status in the profession as indicated by memberships and activity in professional and scientific/engineering societies; honor awards, and other recognition; and leadership in the scientific/engineering community. Election as a Fellow of a professional and scientific society or other comparable national/international recognition is highly desirable.4. The incumbent must possess a demonstrated ability to effectively communicate highly complex scientific concepts and topics, some controversial in nature, with executive level leadership, representatives of user communities and other lay audiences in order to advocate, promote and achieve mission objectives.Your responses will be evaluated by a human resources specialist/and or a subject matter expert against the information you provide in your online resume and/or by reference checks. Falsifying your background, education, and/or experience is cause for non-employment.
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