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    • You will lead and conduct both fundamental and applied research in the area of atomic frequency references and atomic clocks.
    • You will lead and conduct applied research in connection with the in-house development of advanced atomic frequency standards with the ultimate goal producing space qualified clocks for the Global Positioning System (GPS) and other space programs.
    • You will perform research in the areas of laser-cooled microwave and optically interrogated frequency standards using laser technology such as laser cooling and trapping of alkali and alkali earth elements, ion trapping and optical lattice trapping.
    • You will provide design, control system and data analysis support to the Advanced Space Precision Navigation and Timing (PNT) Branch Clock Test Facility.
    • You will generate and evaluate contract specifications for frequency standards and associated equipment.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1310 Physics

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