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    The selectee for this position will serve as a SCIENTIST in the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Newport Division (NUWC Newport).

    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 entry level professional engineering positions at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Newport Division (NUWC Newport).NSWC Newport Division is seeking candidates with qualifying Bachelor's degrees in a professional scientific discipline 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.

    NUWC Newport is one of two divisions of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, is the Navy's full-spectrum research, development, test and evaluation, engineering, and fleet support center for submarine warfare systems and many other systems associated with the undersea battle space. NUWC Division Newport provides the technical foundation that enables the conceptualization, research, development, fielding, modernization, and maintenance of systems that ensure our Navy's undersea superiority.

    Learn more about NUWC Newport at: http://www.navsea.navy.mil/nuwc/newport/default.aspx

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    Responsibilities

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

    0401 - Biological Sciences Series: This series covers professional positions that manage, supervise, lead, or perform professional research, or scientific work in biology, agriculture, or natural resources management.

    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.

    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 - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    4

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

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