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    Summary

    This position is located in the Office of Science, Office of Biological and Environmental Research, Climate and Environmental Sciences Division.  This position serves as a Physical Scientist responsible for Environmental System Science, with a particular focus on subsurface research, involving in particular process level understanding and predictive modeling of hydro-biogeochemistry, hydrology, geomorphology, and the fate and transport of energy-related contaminants.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Physical Scientist, you will:

    • Serve as a recognized technical expert in the process-level science and modeling of subsurface systems, with expertise that includes hydro-biogeochemistry, hydrology, geomorphology, and the fate and transport of energy-related contaminants. 
    • Manage, plan, coordinate, implement, and evaluate research programs in this field on a national and international level in consultation with the supervisor and senior program managers in the office. 
    • Evaluate contractor, DOE laboratory, and grantee research proposals and performance via own scientific and technical judgment, merit review, site visits/reviews, and panel reviews.
    • Prepare, justify, and support the program's portion of the budget. Proposes and implements adjustments to the program during the budget approval process and in the case of unanticipated developments.
    • Contribute to timely accomplishment of team goals and objectives within team-oriented management approach, as a member of office ad-hoc teams. 

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/544597400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.