In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.
Experience required: To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as:
conducting research and formulating research plans and programs relating to technology applications for learning and/or behavioral intervention.This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-13).
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:
* Knowledge of and Ability to Obtain Relevant Data from Research Formulation and Application
* Knowledge of and Ability to Analysis and Conduct Evaluations and Assessments
* Knowledge of and skill in Research Documentation
* Knowledge of and Ability to Conduct Usability Program Management Functions
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 GS-13 grade (or equivalent).
Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid experience or volunteer work.
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. However, there is a basic education requirement for the Psychology Series.
Basic Education Requirement: You must have satisfactory completed of all the requirements for the doctoral degree (Ph.D., PsyD or equivalent) directly related to full professional work in psychology. (YOU MUST ATTACH A COPY OF YOUR TRANSCRIPTS FOR VERIFICATION)
Transcripts, official OR unofficial, MUST be uploaded or faxed with your application package if you are substituting education for experience or combining education and experience to meet the qualification requirements.
Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html
Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. Transcripts must be uploaded with your application.
Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.
- Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
- You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
- One year trial/probationary period may be required.
- Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
Relocation expenses are NOT authorized.
This position requires a Personnel Security Investigation.
This is a Career Program Position 53.
Salary includes applicable locality pay or local market supplement.
- This position requires Travel to other duty (TDY) locations approximately 10% of the time.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. Well-qualified is defined as meeting all of the minimum qualification standards and eligibility requirements as well as possessing skills that clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. Under competitive delegated examining, an ICTAP eligible will be considered well-qualified if they attain an eligibility rating of 90 or higher, not including points for veterans' preference. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Information about ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/.