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Physicist

Department of Energy
Department of Energy
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Overview

  • Reviewing applications
  • Open & closing dates

    01/05/2021 to 01/19/2021

  • Service

    Competitive

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 14 - 15

  • Salary

    $122,530 to $172,500 per year

  • Appointment type

    Permanent

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time

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Location

1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed

Yes Relocation, or Recruitment Incentive or Permanent Change of Station (PCS) may be authorized subject to the availability of funding.

Telework eligible

Yes as determined by agency policy

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    Duties

    Summary

    A successful candidate will serve as a Physicist in the Office of High Energy Physics (HEP), within the Office of Science and will manage, coordinate and communicate activities relating to advanced data analytics and/or machine learning for the HEP program.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Physicist, you will:

    At the GS-14 level:

    • Serve as a scientific authority on high energy physics and technical authority in various aspects of science program management; review policies for merit-based peer review, facilities science, technology reviews and laboratory appraisals; organize funding allocations and serve on scientific advisory committees.
    • Examine and ascertain research needs and opportunities of the research program against scientific and technological advances and of potential needs of an office.
    • Represent an office on committees composed of agency, interagency, and government personnel on programmatic issues or interests; consult and negotiate with leading government and scientific personnel both nationally and internationally on sensitive issues and complex issues.
    • Prepare, justify, and support portions of the budget relating to the research program.   Develop, coordinate, and organize funding allocations; ensure recommendations for program operations are considered in the organization’s budget request.
    • Develop and prepare analytical documents and presentations to communicate with top management higher echelons of government on the status of programmatic phases and new developments and opportunities. 

    At the GS-15 level:

    • Serve as a Program Manager determining scientific focus and direction on high energy physics research, preparing calls for proposals, organizing independent peer reviews, recommending funding allocations, organizing stakeholder meetings, serving as a liaison on committees, and monitoring scientific progress of the program.  
    • Examine and ascertain pioneering research needs and opportunities of the research program against scientific and technological advances and of potential needs of the Agency.  
    • Organize, and/or lead committees composed of agency, interagency, and government personnel; consult and negotiate with leading government and scientific personnel both nationally and internationally on sensitive and complex issues.
    • Prepare, justify, and support portions of the office’s budget relating to the research program; develop, coordinate, and organize funding allocations; ensure recommendations for program operations are considered in the organization’s budget request.
    • Develop and prepare analytical documents and presentations to communicate with top management and higher echelons of government on the status of programmatic phases and new developments and opportunities.   

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

  • Job family (Series)

    1310 Physics

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/588550700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.