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Job Title:Research Assistant (Guidance, Navigation and Control), AD-1701-21

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air Force Materiel Command

Job Announcement Number:AFMC-873069-000000-9X-SDC

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$47,117.00 to $93,038.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, April 11, 2013 to Wednesday, April 17, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

AD-1701-21

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Term NTE 366 Days

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

21

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Few vacancies in the following location:
Wright-Patterson AFB, OH United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is one of the largest, most diverse and complex installations in the Air Force, encompassing approximately 11,000 civilian positions. Whether your career is in maintenance, cutting-edge research & development, or somewhere in between, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base may have the job for you.

Position Summary: This position is a Full-Time Schedule A Excepted Appointment not to exceed 366 days.  Serves as a research engineer in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering’s Advanced Navigation Technology (ANT) Center.  Conducts research on guidance, navigation, and control (GNC) applications.   

Air Force Institute of Technology

Graduate School of Engineering and Management

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Advanced Navigation Technology (ANT) Center

Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. citizenship required
  • Travel expenses may or may not be paid
  • Recruitment and relocation incentives may or may not be used
  • Incumbent must obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.

DUTIES:

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MAJOR DUTIES:

 

·            Assists faculty in planning and accomplishing research projects or studies related to ANT Center projects. 

·            Conceives and implements new approaches and devises alternative ways of accomplishing research objectives. 

·            Operates equipment and acquires data, as required.  Provides written documentation in the form of technical reports on data and results obtained.  Coordinates with faculty, the laboratory supervisor, other department personnel, contractor personnel, vendors, Air Force and DoD laboratory personnel, and university researchers and technicians, as necessary. 

·            While on duty, the incumbent is responsible for security and safety issues related to the software and equipment used in the ANT Center and assigned workspace. 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Applicants must have:  Knowledge of computer hardware/software design and programming practices to carry out educational and research projects.  A Master’s degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, mechanical engineering, or a closely related field is required. Experience in 1) autonomous and cooperative systems, 2) non-GPS precision navigation, and 3) robust GPS navigation/navigation warfare (NAVWAR) is preferred.   

 

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work.  You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.


ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims.  Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. 

 

FOREIGN EDUCATION SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:  Click here

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT/OTHER SIGNIFICANT FACTS:

 

 

     The ability to communicate clearly and expertly (in English) in both verbal and written forms concerning academic, administrative, and technical subject matters is required.  If selected, the applicant must produce proof of citizenship at time of appointment. 

   

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Applications will be screened by faculty hiring committee using the criteria for appointment, as outlined in the Qualifications section above.  Applicants meeting these criteria will be further evaluated based on the extent to which their experience and education relate to the requirements of the position and on the promise of significant contribution to the mission and operation of the Air Force Institute of Technology.  A personal interview and presentation to the faculty and students may be required of the top applicants.  

 

 


BENEFITS:

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Benefits of Working for the Federal Government - click here for an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.

OTHER INFORMATION:

Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here.

 

MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE (MSP):  Click here for specific program requirements.

 

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employment must be rated at 90 or above on the rating criteria for this position.

 

Reemployment Annuitant: Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants.   Click here for more information.



HOW TO APPLY:

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On-line applications will NOT be accepted. 

 

You must submit your application so that it will be received by the closing date of the announcement. 

 

Applications will be accepted during the announcement period only. 

 

Applications should inlcude all documents that are listed under Required Documents 

 

If claiming veterans' preference, you will be required to submit proof prior to appointment. 

 

Applications for this position must be mailed to:

 

Dr. John F. Raquet

AFIT/ENG

2950 Hobson Way

Wright-Patterson AFB OH 45433-7765

 

 

Contact Information:

          

           Dr. John Raquet

           Phone: 937-255-3636x4580

           Fax:  937-676-7106

           Internet:  john.raquet@afit.edu

          

           Or Write:

           Department Of The Air Force

           AFIT/ENG (Dr. John Raquet)

           2950 Hobson Way

           Wright Patterson AFB OH 45433-7765

 



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following documents are required and must be provided by the closing date of the announcement:

 

Applications must include a current curriculum vita; a statement of the candidate’s interests; the names, affiliations, and contact information (including email and telephone number) of at least three references; and legible copies of all the applicant’s college transcripts.  As education is needed to qualify for this position, please include sufficient information in your resume so you can be evaluated. You may mail a transcript or a list of college courses that includes hours and grades to provide detail.  If selected, an official transcript will be required.   

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

AFPC OL DPIDOS
Phone: (937)257-3590
Email: NOT_ACCEPTED@WPAFB.AF.MIL
Agency Information:
Civilian Personnel
DO NOT EMAIL
Dayton, OH
45433

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

A personal interview may be required of the top applicants. 

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Job Announcement Number:

AFMC-873069-000000-9X-SDC

Control Number:

341399800