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Position:

Supervisory Physical Scientist, ZP-1301-5

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Office NESDIS/STAR
Location: College Park, MD
Number of
Positions:
2 vacancies
(both SMCD and CoRP director positions)
Salary Range $124,995 to $157,100 /year
Major Duties:

The individual selected for this position will:

  • Serve as the Supervisory Physical Scientist for the Satellite Meteorology and Climatology Division (SMCD), one of three Divisions of the NESDIS Center for Satellite Applications and Research (STAR).
  • Exercise oversight responsibility for the three branch offices within the SMCD. The scope of the SMCD includes remote sensing instrument calibration and validation to ensure high quality satellite observations; development, monitoring, and updating of geophysical retrieval algorithms and applications; and development of inter-calibrated satellite-based multi-decade climate datasets to assess climate change and variability.
  • Lead the development and maintenance of a robust SMCD research program.
  • Lead diverse teams of government and contractor personnel.
  • Communicate effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

See: Qualifications details here.

Type: Permanent/Full Time
Vacancy
Announcement:
MERIT (status): NSDIS-STAR-2014-0008 (Merit)
DEU (non-status): NSDIS-STAR-2014-0007 (DEU)
Open: October 28, 2014
Closes: November 17, 2014


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