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    Summary

    Serves as a senior research scientist at Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), Huntsville, AL. Serves technical authority in solar physics with emphasis on the analysis of current data sets and the development of new measurement and observational techniques in related research areas concerned with Heliophysics.

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    Responsibilities

    • Participates as Principal or Co-Investigator for future space missions with responsibility for leading and directing the work of multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists.
    • Plan, direct, and coordinate studies of transient energy release in the solar atmosphere, and/or investigations of thermal plasmas in the terrestrial magnetosphere/ionosphere (space weather).
    • Conceive, design, implement, and execute novel research activities for MSFC through independent reviews and interpretation of research data in related research areas concerned with the Sun, solar activity, or Space Weather.
    • Secure funding for MSFC heliophysics research and technology development through the conception, construction, and execution of proposals to NASA and/or other federal agency opportunities.
    • Coordinate the efforts of technical personnel in conducting concept definition studies and analyses of highly unstructured and interconnected problems with difficult technology and complex human relations or programmatic issues.
    • Serve as a nationally recognized expert for orbital and/or sub-orbital science instruments and instrument-related projects.
    • Provides technical advice and guidance on the most challenging solar physics, and/or space weather research-to-operations and operations-to research problems.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

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