Job Opportunity: Research Space Scientist, AST, Planetary Studies

NASA, the world’s leader in space and aeronautics is always seeking outstanding scientists, engineers, and other talented professionals to carry forward the great discovery process that its mission demands. Creativity. Ambition. Teamwork.  A sense of daring. And a probing mind. That’s what it takes to join NASA, one of the best places to work in the Federal Government.

The Exobiology Branch (Code SSX) at NASA Ames Research Center is currently seeking interested applicants for the position of Research Space Scientist. The incumbent is responsible for conducting microbiological and/or geologic research to identify biosignatures that characterize past/present life in environments related to astrobiology. He/she studies the origin, composition, structure, and evolution of the solar system, including planets and satellites; the Earth and Moon; and meteorites, asteroids, comets and dust.

This is a re-announcement of AR13B0008. Applicants of AR13B0008 must re-apply in order to be considered.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • A one-year probationary period may be required
  • Position subject to pre-employment background investigation
  • Selectee must complete a financial disclosure statement

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