NASA Seeks Experienced Public Policy Experts

NASA’s Science Mission Directorate (SMD) has an immediate need for one or more experienced public policy experts to serve as Policy Analysts under an Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) appointment. The initial IPA appointment will be for up to two years, with the possibility of
reappointment up to a total of six years.

All applicants must be career employees from an IPA-eligible organization (e.g., state and local governments, colleges and universities, Indian tribal governments, federally funded research and development centers, and other eligible organizations). Ideal candidates would have an advanced degree in public policy or a related field, and have experience working in public policy implementation. All candidates must possess excellent policy analysis, writing and editing skills. Prior experience working on space policy is desirable, but not required. SMD’s preferred start date is between July 1, 2018, and August 15, 2018. More details are available online at:

Applicants should forward their resume or Curriculum Vitae to Dr. T. Jens Feeley at [email protected] on or before March 9, 2018; if you have any questions, you can reach Dr. Feeley at 202-358-1714.