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    IMPORTANT APPLICATION DEADLINE: It is anticipated that there will be significant interest in this announcement. As a result the announcement will close at 11:59 PM EST on the date of receipt of the 150th application or at 11:59 PM EST on May 14, 2020; whichever occurs first.

    This is a Direct Hire Public Notice. Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.

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    This position is located in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR), Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML) with one vacancy in Miami, FL.

    As a Physical Scientist, you will perform the following duties:

    • Serve as the Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML) transition manager. Work with AOML funded researchers in the areas of oceanography, meteorology, physics, chemistry, computer sciences, and social science to coordinate the transition of AOML’s research into operations and/or applications.
    • Lead strategic planning and project management of the lab's research portfolio to ensure transition activities occur and support the mission of NOAA and the Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR). Develop transition strategies using sound fundamental project management principles.
    • Lead the analysis of complicated scientific transition issues weighing the relevance and accuracy of the information, and develop and implement alternative scientific research solutions. Work with OAR's transition manager and other programs to develop and implement NOAA's transition policies and best practices for transitioning scientific research into operations and applications.
    • Develop and maintain all the necessary information and data that is needed to manage AOML research and transitions. Brief AOML leadership and science managers, and serve as spokesperson for physical science topics to a variety of audiences.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to 10% of domestic travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/566957500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.