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Research Psychologist – Arlington, Virginia
Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army, Department of the Army
Job ID: 229765Start Date: 03/16/2020End Date: 03/27/2020
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. 30 Percent or More Disabled VeteransCurrent Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel WorkforceInteragency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferPriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 In order to qualify, you must meet the education and experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes serving as the directorate’s technical expert in specialized areas of social science research; supporting the overall evaluation and analysis of directorate’s programs and initiatives, such as Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP), suicide prevention, substance abuse prevention, and resilience; formulating new theoretical or conceptual frameworks to develop research objectives and testable hypotheses; providing data-driven and/or evidence based advice and recommendations to leadership. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-13). Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone–no substitution of education for experience is permitted. Basic Requirement for Research Psychologist: Degree: Bachelor’s degree (or higher degree) in Psychology. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Oral CommunicationProblem SolvingPsychologyResearch Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-13).
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