Job Overview


About the Agency

The Office of Science is the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States, providing more than 40 percent of total funding for this vital area of national importance. It oversees - and is the principal federal funding agency of - the Nation's research programs in high-energy physics, nuclear physics, and fusion energy sciences. The Office of Science manages fundamental research programs in basic energy sciences, biological and environmental sciences, and computational science. In addition, the Office of Science is the Federal Government's largest single funder of materials and chemical sciences, and it supports unique and vital parts of U.S. research in climate change, geophysics, genomics, life sciences, and science education. The Office of Science manages this research portfolio through six interdisciplinary program offices: Advanced Scientific Computing Research, Basic Energy Sciences, Biological and Environmental Research, Fusion Energy Sciences, High Energy Physics and Nuclear Physics. In addition, the Office of Science sponsors a range of science education initiatives through its Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists program.
The Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of the Deputy Director for Science Programs, Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research, Computational Science Research & Partnerships (SciDAC) Division, is seeking a motivated and highly qualified individual to serve as a recognized science and technology authority and expert. See Duty Section for additional information.


If selected for this position, you will:
1. Serve as a recognized scientific computing authority and expert providing leadership in the direction, conduct, reviewing, and reporting of significant original work associated with the computer science research program for extreme-scale supercomputing and/or data intensive science.
2. Develop and prepare analytical documents to communicate with top management of DOE and higher echelons of government on the status of programmatic phases and new developments in computer science research.
3. Prepare, justify, and support the budget relating to assigned program(s).
4. Maintain general awareness of business aspects of the computer science research programs.
5. Prepare complex analytical reports, papers, and policy interpretation.
6. Present complex recommendations to top management.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Up to 10% travel time.

Relocation Authorized

  • No