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    Summary

    This position is part of the Office of Science - Headquarters, Department Of Energy. As a Physicist, you will serve as a recognized scientific authority and expert in theoretical nuclear physics, and you will plan, coordinate, implement, and evaluate research programs in this field.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Physicist, you will:

    • Serve as a recognized scientific authority and expert in theoretical nuclear physics, and plan, coordinate, implement, and evaluate research programs in this field on a national and international level.
    • Examine and ascertain pioneering research needs and opportunities of this research program against scientific and technological advances; leads the development of theoretical research in all areas of nuclear physics.
    • Organize, participate in, or lead committees composed of agency, interagency, and government personnel for the purpose of representing the DOE and programmatic interests.
    • Prepare, justify, and support portions of the budget relating to theoretical nuclear physics. Propose and implement adjustments to programs during the budget approval process.
    • Determine scientific focus and direction of the research program in theoretical nuclear physics; prepare calls for proposals, organize independent peer reviews; recommend funding allocations; and monitor scientific progress of the program.
    • Evaluate contractor, DOE laboratory, and grantee research proposals and performance via own scientific and technical judgement, merit review, site visits and reviews, and panel reviews.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

  • Job family (Series)

    1310 Physics

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