Oceanographer (Program Director)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
May 08, 2018
Closes
May 08, 2018
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time
RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes "Relocation MAY be paid contingent on the availability of funds".


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  • You will need to successfully complete a background security investigation before you can be appointed into this position.

    Please preview "Evaluations" section and "Qualifications" for additional requirements and Quality Ranking Factors.

    Candidates must have a Ph.D. in an appropriate field plus after award of the Ph.D., six or more years of successful research, research administration, and/or managerial experience pertinent to the position; OR a Master’s degree in an appropriate field plus after award of the degree, eight or more years of successful research, research administration, and/or managerial experience pertinent to the position.

    Appropriate fields include oceanography, espcially physical oceanography.

    This position is outside the competitive service.

    If you do not have civil service status or reinstatement eligibility, you will not obtain civil service status if selected. If you are currently in the competitive civil service, you will be required to waive competitive civil service rights if selected.

    This Program Director position is in the bargaining unit.

    Relocation expenses may be paid subject to funds availability.

    For additional information on the NSF eRecruit system, please visit our NSF eRecruit Frequently Asked Questions.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    You will be evaluated on the extent and quality of your experience, expertise, education, and research activities relevant to the duties of the position. We strongly encourage you to specifically address the Quality Ranking Factors below. This will ensure that you receive full consideration in the evaluation process.

    Quality Ranking Factors

    1. Knowledge and understanding of scientific princicples and theories applicable to disciplines of ocean science and technology as demonstrated by publications, invited talks, and/or professional recognition.

    2. Ability to manage an externally reviewed proposal driven grants program, allocating resources to meet a spectrum of program goals.

    3. Professional analytical and technical writing skills which demonstrate experience in presentation and inquiry into a wide variety of significant issues related to the ocean sciences community and the ability to make recommendations and decisions based on findings.

    4. Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with members of the Geosciences community, representatives of other federal agencies, foreign national programs and peers to effectively present, advocate and advance program policies, plans and goals.
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