The Physical Measurement Laboratory of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) anticipates the need for a Division Chief for its Time and Frequency Division (TFD) (http://www.nist.gov/pml/div688/). The Division Chief of TFD is responsible for delivery of division services, the overall management of the division, and creating and supporting the research direction for the division. In addition, the Division Chiefs is expected to play an active role helping to set and execute the goals of the Physical Measurement Laboratory as part of it senior leadership team. The TFD has more than 55permanent scientific and engineering staff and over 70 students, postdoctoral candidates, and contractors. Its permanent scientific and engineering staff consist primarily of physicists with PhDs. The division maintains the standards for frequency and time for the United States, provides official time to the United States, and carries out a broad program of research and service activities in time and frequency metrology. The latter research includes quantum information science, phase noise metrology, and the development and demonstration of stable and compact optical frequency standards.
Interested candidates should have research and management experience and a degree in physics. Interested candidates must be a U.S. Citizen and should submit a Curriculum Vitae or a Resume and a list of potential references by October 17, 2016 to Zulma Lainez, 100 Bureau Drive MS 8400, Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8420 or by email to email@example.com. If you have technical questions concerning this position please contact James Olthoff, Director Physical Measurement Laboratory (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Individuals submitting a Curriculum Vitae should be sure that it contains sufficient information to clearly demonstrate management experience, including both personnel and financial management, or this should be addressed in a separate cover letter. Individuals submitting a Resume should also include a list of publications and a list of talks and presentations covering at least the past 5 years showing research experience.
The identified candidate will be hired as a Supervisory Physicist, ZP-1310-V (GS-15) equivalent in Boulder, Colorado.
Applicants Curriculum Vitae or Resume must provide positive evidence that they have performed highly creative or outstanding research that has led or can lead to major advances in a specific area of research, to a major advance in the discipline or field of science involved, or to major advances in science in general, can be rated under this provision for highly demanding research positions requiring similar abilities or show at least 1-year equivalent at the GS-14 level. The position when available will be posted at (http://www.usajobs.gov). The salary range for the position is $128,082-$160,300 per annum. The National Institute of Standards and Technology of the Department of Commerce is an Equal Opportunity Employer.