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Research Space Scientist, AST Planetary Studies – Greenbelt, Maryland
Goddard Space Flight Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Job ID: 658970Start Date: 03/10/2023End Date: 03/17/2023
In addition to the Basic Education Requirement (in the Education section below), to qualify for this position you must meet the requirements below. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work. NASA utilizes OPM-approved qualification and rating requirements specific for Aerospace Technology (AST) positions which recognizes NASA’s unique aerospace work. The specific qualifications and minimum education requirements are further described below and within the education section of the job announcement. Vacant research positions may be filled at one of several grade levels depending upon the scientific impact of the person selected. A review may be required to determine the appropriate grade level of the position and supplemental materials may be required from the selectee. Please keep this in mind when indicating the lowest grade you will accept. To qualify for GS-13, you must have one year of directly related specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level: Conducting research to address questions related to: dynamics of planetary exospheres, magnetospheres and plasma-surface/atmosphere interactions to the evolution of solar system bodies; Coordinating with teams to implement scientific investigations regarding and providing research on planetary exospheres and/or magnetospheres; Participating in peer reviewed scientific journals that demonstrate contributions to scientific advancement in the field. To qualify for GS-14, you must have one year of directly related specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level: Leading (formally or informally) teams of varied technical disciplines to support scientific investigations regarding radiation & plasma, exospheres, magnetospheres and dust environments of Solar System bodies; Addressing challenging questions related to: dynamics of planetary exospheres, magnetospheres and plasma-surface/atmosphere interactions utilizing one of the following: laboratory tools, numerical models or flight instruments; Pursuing proposal opportunities for funding to lead or support new and existing missions on planetary exospheres and/or magnetospheres. Publishing as first author in peer reviewed scientific journals that demonstrate contributions to scientific advancement in the field. Your resume must include a clear and detailed narrative description, in your own words, of how you meet the required specialized experience. Experience statements copied from a position description, vacancy announcement or other reference material constitutes plagiarism and may result in disqualification and losing consideration for the job.
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