Research Astrophysicist

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Archive Date: 
Thursday, November 23, 2017
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Scientific/Technical Staff
Institution Classification/Type: 
Government Agency
Institution/Company: 
NASA / GSFC
Department Name: 
X-ray Astrophysics Laboratory
Street Line 1: 
Code 662
City: 
Greenbelt
State/Province: 
MD
Zip/Postal: 
20129
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The X-ray Astrophysics Laboratory of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center plans to hire 1-2 early career civil service research astrophysicists.  As a Research Astrophysicist, the successful candidate is expected to conduct an independent program of astronomical research, studying active galaxies, clusters of galaxies, supernova remnants, or other cosmic X-ray sources, using high resolution X-ray spectroscopy and/or X-ray survey data.  The successful candidate will be a member of the JAXA/NASA X-ray Astrophysics Recovery Mission (XARM) science team at GSFC.  In that role, he/she will participate in the planning and execution of XARM observations and the analysis of data.  She/he will serve as a deputy to the XARM Project Scientist and/or the NASA Athena Study Scientist.

 

Candidates with experience utilizing X-ray spectroscopy techniques or X-ray surveys to conduct research on active galaxies, clusters of galaxies, or other cosmic X-ray sources should apply.  U.S. citizenship is required.  A Ph.D. degree is highly desirable.  This is an early career position:  the appointment is for a GS-12/13 position with salary commensurate with the applicant’s past experience.

 

Interested applicants should send a CV and a statement of research interests to Dr. Robert Petre at robert.petre-1@nasa.gov by November 30, 2017.  Additional application material will be required through the USAJobs website; the USAJobs posting of this position is anticipated for December 2017. 

 

NASA GSFC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Selection Deadline: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
No Status Given (Opted Out)
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Robert Petre
Title: 
Chief, X-ray Astrophysics Laboratory
Institution/Company: 
NASA / GSFC
Department Name: 
X-ray Astrophysics Laboratory
Street Line 1: 
Code 662
City: 
Greenbelt
State/Province: 
MD
Zip/Postal Code: 
20771
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
301-286-3844
Email: 
robert.petre-1@nasa.gov