Status Report

Position Opening: USGS Astrogeology Science Center Director

By SpaceRef Editor
January 9, 2011
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Position Opening: USGS Astrogeology Science Center Director

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) invites applications for a full-time permanent position located in Flagstaff, AZ. The USGS seeks an established scientist of national reputation with demonstrated ability to develop, lead, and administrate the Astrogeology Science Center.

The Astrogeology Science Center conducts innovative, fundamental research that advances the fields of planetary cartography, geoscience, and remote sensing. Astrogeology also supports both spacecraft operations and data analysis through its ability to develop and maintain state-of-the-art software and techniques for scientific and cartographic analysis.

Applicants must be United States citizens. Ph.D. or equivalent experience is required. Candidates need a strong background in research science, preferably the planetary sciences, and proven leadership skills in managing “soft-money” research organizations. Candidates with a strong publication record in the planetary sciences, experience managing project portfolios, and proven scientific leadership skills are highly encouraged to apply.

For detailed vacancy announcement, including specific qualification requirements and application procedures for this opportunity go to:

Current Federal Employees Refer to: Vacancy Announcement: PAC-2011-0135

Non-Federal Employees Refer to: Vacancy Announcement: PAC-2011-0141

Deadline for applications: January 19, 2011

The USGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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