Jobs: Two Program Scientists in Planetary Science Division, NASA Headquarters
As regular readers know, we here at Women in Planetary Science are happy to highlight paired planetary science job openings as a service to the community and a step towards making a dent in the two-body problem. Here’s this week’s announcement, which appeared in the Planetary Exploration Newsletter on 15 June.
TWO PROGRAM SCIENTIST POSITIONS IN PLANETARY SCIENCE DIVISION, NASA HQ
As everyone knows we have had some retirements in the Research and
Analysis and mission areas of the Planetary Science Division (PSD) of
NASA Headquarters. I am delighted to say that we have posted TWO
full-time, permanent civil servant scientist positions in PSD. Each of
these positions serve as the Program Scientist responsible for
overseeing the science content and execution of assigned Planetary
Science mission(s) and R&A programs. We have a number of exciting
planetary mission milestones ahead, especially in the next 18 months,
so come help us lead in this new era of discovery.
The USAJobs Vacancy number is HQ10B0129. It opened on Monday, June 14,
2010, and closes on Monday, July 12, 2010. For instructions on how to
apply and qualification requirements, please access the full text
vacancy announcement at:
U.S. citizenship is required. All applications must be received no
later than midnight Eastern Time on the closing date of the
announcement, and NASA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider.
The vitality of our Planetary Science program begins with the best
people working at NASA Headquarters, so please take a moment to think
about the future of the field and your role in making great things
happen for the science community. I encourage you to apply for this
James L. Green, Director, Planetary Science Division