Near-Infrared Detector Scientist

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, July 14, 2018
Archive Date: 
Saturday, August 18, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Government Agency
Institution/Company: 
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
Department Name: 
Observational Cosmology Laboratory
Street Line 1: 
Code 665
City: 
Greenbelt
State/Province: 
Maryland
Zip/Postal: 
20770
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Observational Cosmology Laboratory of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center invites expressions of interest in a position as a civil service research astrophysicist in the area of near-infrared detector research and development. The successful candidate will lead or contribute to the development of advanced near-infrared astronomical detectors and instrumentation for use on space-based telescopes. In addition, the successful candidate will conduct a program of astronomical research relevant to the science objectives of current or future space telescopes, publish in the refereed literature and lead or contribute to proposals for new scientific investigations.

Desired qualifications include a PhD degree and a scientific publication record in astrophysics, physics and/or astronomical instrumentation. Interest at the junior or senior level is welcomed; the appointment will be made at a level commensurate with the successful applicant’s experience.

Letters of interest, including a CV, list of publications and a statement of scientific interests, plus 3 letters of reference should be sent electronically to Jonathan P. Gardner, jonathan.p.gardner@nasa.gov; phone: 301-286-3938. In addition, a complete application must also be submitted through USAJobs to announcement number GS18D0143. Interested candidates should contact Dr. Gardner prior to the deadline.

The successful candidate will be employed by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), an agency of the U.S. Government, at a salary scale commensurate with education and experience. NASA is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and a diversity of candidates is sought. U.S. citizenship is required for this position.

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$96970.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$148967.00 (USD)
Compensation Notes: 
Appointment will be at the GS-13 or GS-14 level, depending on experience.
Included Benefits: 

This U.S. government civil service position includes a generous package of benefits. Information on salary, health insurance and retirement benefits is available from the Office of Personnel Management website: www.opm.gov, and from the USAJobs website, www.usajobs.gov.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, August 17, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, August 31, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Jonathan P. Gardner
Title: 
Chief, Observational Cosmology Lab
Institution/Company: 
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
Street Line 1: 
Code 665
City: 
Greenbelt
State/Province: 
Maryland
Zip/Postal Code: 
20770
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
301-286-3938
Email: 
jonathan.p.gardner@nasa.gov
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Jonathan P. Gardner
Subject: 
Near-Infrared Detector Scientist
Email: 
jonathan.p.gardner@nasa.gov