U.S. NAVAL RESEARCH LABORATORY
Senior Scientist for Radiation Physics and High Energy Density Materials
ST-1310, $123,175 to $185,100* per annum
*Rate limited to the rate for level III of the Executive Schedule (5 U.S.C. 5304(g)(2))
Serves as the technical expert in the fields of radiation physics and high energy density materials including radiation atomic physics and transport, inertial confinement fusion, hydrodynamics and magnetohydrodynamics, shock waves, and hydrodynamic instabilities.
Conducts and leads a broad-based, multidisciplinary research program pushing the frontiers of plasma radiation sources and plasma discharges, with particular emphasis on applications to nuclear weapons effects simulation, thermonuclear fusion, advanced weapons, sensors and detectors, materials plasma processing, and advanced diagnostics.
As a distinguished scientist and recognized leader in his/her field the incumbent will be called upon to brief DoD senior officials regarding Laboratory research efforts in the above areas, to serve as liaison between NRL, the Navy and other national and international organizations, and to consult on important scientific and programmatic issues.
Applicants should be recognized as national/international authorities in the above areas of research, and should have demonstrated the scientific vision and organizational skills necessary to market new research proposals to obtain funding and bring long term, multi-faceted research programs to successful completion. NRL is the Navy’s corporate lab and operates under the Navy Working Capital Fund (NWCF).
You must apply online by logging in to USAJOBS at www.usajobs.gov and searching for the vacancy announcement number NW61310-00-1757501K9453341S. Please carefully read the announcement and follow the instructions when applying. Please contact Annemarie Slattery at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Vacancy announcement closes on 1 November 2016.
Navy is an Equal Opportunity Employer