This position is located in the Earth Science Division (ESD) in the Science Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters. The Science Mission Directorate (SMD) engages the Nation's science community, sponsors scientific research, and develops and deploys satellites and probes in collaboration with NASA's partners around the world to answer fundamental questions requiring the view from and into space.Learn more about this agency
The Program Scientist will manage the portfolio of radar-related and geodetic imaging tasks as well as natural-hazards related research within the Research & Analysis program, typically within the Earth Surface and Interior focus area. In addition, it involves collaboration and coordination with the disasters element of the Applied Sciences Program within ESD.
Functions as a manager in providing oversight for the operation of airborne instruments, (ii) serving as program scientist for relevant satellite missions and/or airborne campaigns, (ii) developing solicitations, (iv) leading proposal evaluation, (v) monitoring researcher performance, and (vi) coordinating relevant programs within ESD and those of NASA's interagency and international coordination of the programs.
Conceiving and recommending studies to advance the state-of-the art in the areas of airborne and space-based remote sensing using surface- and sub-surface measuring radar as applicable to the full range of Earth System Science and associated areas of applications.
Responsible directing, planning, executing and managing relevant research programs in one or more of the focus areas most directly benefiting from studies with surface and sub-surface measuring radar.
Representing NASA on multi-agency and international coordinating committees and working groups, and confers with key government officials of major science and user agencies on common issues of common interest such as research and budget planning.
Serving as a NASA representative to relevant committees and panels of the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine.
Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training or other work-related duties
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