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    This notice is issued under the Distinguished Scholastic Achievement Appointment (DSAA) Authority for Science& Technology Reinvention Laboratory (STRL) to recruit and appoint individuals with undergraduate or graduate degrees through the doctoral level possessing distinguished scholastic achievements. As such, this notice is targeted to qualified United States citizens who are not current permanent Federal employees.

    This announcement is for ND-02 (equivalent to the GS-5/8) entry-level professional scientific positions at the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City Division (NSWC Panama City). NSWC Panama City Division is seeking candidates with qualifying Bachelor's degrees in a professional scientific curriculum and a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.5 or better. Applications can be accepted from students who expect to complete qualifying education within 9 months from the date of application.

    All qualified applicants will be referred to management for selection consideration in Veterans' Preference order, followed by all qualified non-veteran applications. If there are a sufficient number of qualified applicants with veterans' preference, only those veterans will be referred to the hiring manager.

    The mission of NSWC Panama City Division is to conduct research, development, test and evaluation, in-service support of mine warfare systems, mines, naval special warfare systems, diving and life support systems, amphibious/expeditionary maneuver warfare systems, other missions that occur primarily in coastal (littoral) regions and to execute other responsibilities as assigned by Commander, Naval Surface Warfare Center.

    Learn more about NSWC Panama City Division at: http://www.navsea.navy.mil/Home/WarfareCenters/NSWCPanamaCity.aspx

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    Responsibilities

    Duties and responsibilities will require the application of at least one the following educational disciplines:

    1310 - Physics Series: This series covers professional positions advising, administering, supervising or performing research or other professional and scientific work in the investigation and application of the relations between space, time, matter, and energy in the areas of mechanics, sound, optics, heat, electricity, magnetism, radiation, or atomic and nuclear phenomena.

    1515 - Operations Research Series: This series covers professional positions that manage, supervise, lead, or perform scientific work that involves designing, developing, and adapting mathematical, statistical, econometric, and other scientific methods and techniques. The work also involves analyzing management problems and providing advice and insight about the probable effects of alternative solutions to these problems. The primary requirement of the work is competence in the rigorous methods of scientific inquiry and analysis.

    1520 - Mathematics Series: This series covers professional positions that manage, supervise, lead, or perform scientific work that involves: conducting research on basic mathematical principles, methods, procedures, techniques, or relationships; or developing mathematical methods to solve a variety of scientific, engineering, economic, and/or military problems where precise specification of the relationships, rigor and economy of mathematical operations, and logical deduction are the controlling considerations.

    1550 - Computer Science Series: This series includes professional positions which primarily involve the application of, or research into, computer science methods and techniques to store, manipulate, transform or present information by means of computer systems. The primary requirements of the work are (a) professional competence in applying the theoretical foundations of computer science, including computer system architecture and system software organization, the representation and transformation of information structures, and the theoretical models for such representations and transformations; (b) specialized knowledge of the design characteristics, limitations, and potential applications of systems having the ability to transform information, and of broad areas of applications of computing which have common structures, processes, and techniques; and (c) knowledge of relevant mathematical and statistical sciences.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel is dependent upon position description and availability of funding.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    4

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

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