U.S. NAVAL RESEARCH LABORATORY
Senior Scientist for Mesoscale Meteorology
ST-1301/1340, $124,406 to $187,000* 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 field of mesoscale meteorology. Performs research and provides leadership to advance mesoscale meteorology scientific understanding, prediction and applications relevant to Navy, DoD, and civilian agencies.
Conducts hands-on, world-class, cutting edge research in basic and applied science, leading research teams to study atmospheric processes, predictability, and develop innovative mesoscale numerical weather prediction (NWP) models. Provides vision and direction to the Division, guides research project planning, and participates in the scientific planning or direction of field measurements that provide opportunities for data collection and hypothesis validation in support of basic and applied research theories.
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 NW713XX-00-1743284K9437232S. Please carefully read the announcement and follow the instructions when applying. Please contact Tara Bright at email@example.com for more information. Vacancy announcement closes on 28 February 2017.
Navy is an Equal Opportunity Employer