Job Opportunity: Chief Exploration Scientist at NASA HQ

Chief Exploration Scientist Position Posted by NASA HQ

Job Title:ย AST-Science Program Management
Department:ย National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Agency:ย Headquarters, NASA
Job Announcement Number:ย HQ14B0026

Open Period:ย  Wednesday, April 02, 2014 to Tuesday, April 15, 2014

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 incumbent serves as an AST-Science Program Management Physical Scientist in the Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate (HEOMD) Chief Exploration Scientist. Represents HEOMD in broader science discussion across NASA industry, academia, national and international fora. Integrates AES robotic precursor activities with programs in NASAs Science Mission Directorate, Space Technology Mission Directorate, and with commercial and international partners. AES is responsible for developing and demonstrating and integrating key system-level capabilities, and acquiring key measurements, required for beyond Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Human Space Exploration.

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