Job Opportunity: Research Planetary Scientist at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

The Planetary Systems Laboratory at NASA GSFC is seeking to hire an early or mid-career (GS13/14) planetary scientist to engage in a strong independent research program, and to strengthen and extend the laboratory’s successful track record in the development of
instrumentation for planetary missions.

Some of the specific requirements sought after for this position include:

– Take a leadership role in a program for planetary instrument concept design and development, particularly in the infrared.
– Evaluate and revise current instrument concept designs based on science requirements and develops/modifies science requirements to be compatible with available technology.
– Maintain an independent science and instrument research program with regular publications.

A full description of the requirements and information on how to apply are found on the USAJOBS site:

The due date for applications is 11/24/2017. In the event of questions please contact: [email protected] or [email protected].

US citizenship is required. NASA GSFC is an equal opportunity employer.