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This Supervisory AST, Science Program Management position supervises the Science Research and Projects Division of the Science and Technology Office. The work involves five research focus areas of High Energy Astrophysics; Heliophysics and Space Weather; Planetary Science; Earth Science Research and Analysis; and Earth Science Applications which involves planning and coordination of programs in research, development, operation of missions and instrumentation within the Space Science and Earth Science Fields.
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AS IDENTICAL VACANCIES ARE IDENTIFIED, ADDITIONAL SELECTIONS MAY BE MADE.
Supervise/Manage the proposal, formulation, execution and operation of Earth and Space Science (e.g. Astrophysics, Heliophysics, Planetary) projects (instruments, integrated systems, etc.), including the leadership and direction of scientists, engineers, program managers and project managers responsible for executing the Scientific Portfolio.
Develop a strategic vision to guide the science portfolio (in concert with the Center Chief Scientist and Partnerships and Formulation Office (PFO)) which is consistent with Center strategic objectives.
Lead/Direct a diverse Science Portfolio (e.g. Earth Science and Space Astrophysics, Heliophysics, Planetary Scientists) in the research and analysis, including the development of competitive proposals, integration, publications, and development of equipment, development of instrumentation, and techniques to enable research and analysis for Science Program and NASA Science Mission Directorate.
Lead the collaboration with other NASA Centers, government agencies, private industry, academia and international organizations in the conduct of research and analysis, proposal development, instrument development, mission development, etc. for Science Portfolio.
Manage resources, conduct technical reviews, perform programmatic (cost, schedule, technical, risks) analyses, and develop major briefings and program reviews to top Center management, Headquarters, stakeholders, and review groups regarding program plans, status, procurement, resources, and technical issues.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…U.S. citizens and U.S. nationals
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