Science Analyst

Alexandria, Virginia
Feb 21, 2019
Feb 21, 2019
Full Time
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes Relocation MAY be paid contingent upon the availability of funds.

  • Background investigation.
  • Selective Service registration required for male applicants, unless exempt.
  • You will need to successfully complete a background security investigation before you can be appointed into this position.

    All online applicants must provide a valid email address.  If your email address is inaccurate or your mailbox is full or blocked, you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.

    This position is in the bargaining unit.

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

    Candidates must have a Ph.D. in a STEM or STEM Education field OR a Master's degree in a STEM or STEM Education field plus after award of the Master's degree, two or more years of successful research, research administration, and/or managerial experience pertinent to the position.  

    Highly desirable candidates will have experience and in-depth knowledge in specialty areas of engineering and/or science education at the undergraduate level. In-depth knowledge includes basic STEM or STEM education research, and science policy with the ability to gather, evaluate, analyze, and synthesize technical and scientific information and data for reports, correspondence, procedural documents, publications, and presentations.

    This position is outside the competitive civil service.

    You must meet eligibility and qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement.

    Relocation expenses MAY be paid contingent upon the availability of funds

    This announcement is open to (All US Citizens OR current NSF employees) who meet citizenship and eligibility requirements.

    Federal Appropriations Law requires that Non-Citizens meet certain eligibility criteria to be considered. Therefore, Non-Citizens must certify eligibility by signing and attaching this Citizenship Affidavit to their application. Non-citizens who do not provide the affidavit at the time of application will not be considered.

    This announcement may be used to fill like positions in other organizations within the National Science Foundation.

    NSF has determined that all of its positions are eligible for telework. Work suitable for telework depends on job duties; therefore, employees must receive approval from their supervisor for telework and have a telework agreement in place. Entering into a telework agreement is voluntary.

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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.  In some cases, additional assessment processes may also be used.

    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 of scientific research methods, databases, and analytical tools.
    2. Ability to develop, plan, coordinate and manage a complex program deliverables to achieve organizational objectives, including research and development that contributes to program goals.
    3. Ability to prepare written analytical reports that are clear, insightful, timely, and accurate.
    4. Ability to communicate effectively with representatives from the STEM graduate education community to develop and advocate programs, policies, and plans.
    5. Ability to work independently as well as to work on teams with  scientific and administrative colleagues.

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    Drug test required No

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