Job Title:Research Space Scientist, AST, Planetary Studies
Department:National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Agency:Ames Research Center
Job Announcement Number:AR13B0008
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|$96,867.00 to $125,926.00 / Per Year|
|Wednesday, April 10, 2013 to Thursday, May 09, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Permanent|
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Moffett Field, CAView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|This announcement is open to all qualified U.S citizens. This announcement combines a merit promotion and a competitive announcement in one advertisement. Applications will be accepted from status and non-status candidates. Status candidates, including NASA term employees eligible for conversion under the NASA Flexibility Act of 2004, will be considered under merit promotion procedures. Non-status candidates will be considered under competitive procedures.|
NASA, the world's leader in space and aeronautics is always seeking outstanding scientists, engineers, and other talented professionals to carry forward the great discovery process that its mission demands. Creativity. Ambition. Teamwork. A sense of daring. And a probing mind. That's what it takes to join NASA, one of the best places to work in the Federal Government.
The Exobiology Branch (Code SSX) at NASA Ames Research Center is currently seeking interested applicants for the position of Research Space Scientist. The incumbent is responsible for conducting microbiological and/or geologic research to identify biosignatures that characterize past/present life in environments related to astrobiology. He/she studies the origin, composition, structure, and evolution of the solar system, including planets and satellites; the Earth and Moon; and meteorites, asteroids, comets and dust.
This vacancy announcement has been amended to extend the closing date to May 9, 2013.
- A one-year probationary period may be required
- Position subject to pre-employment background investigation