Job Opportunity: Planetary Scientist at Marshall Space Flight Center

The Heliophysics and Planetary Science Branch at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center is opening a Planetary Scientist civil service position at the GS-13 level. The candidate will join the MSFC Planetary Science group, performing research focused on geologic and related investigations of planets, asteroids, and/or moons. We are especially interested in adding capability in instrument design and development that complements our existing expertise in geology, geomorphology, surface processes, volcanology, and geophysics. The candidate is also expected to bring or build a strong independent scientific research program through peer-reviewed proposals to NASA programs and/or through involvement in NASA planetary missions. Additionally, the candidate will join a team of science subject matter experts advocating for the integration of science into exploration endeavors, including the Space Launch System.

All candidates must use the website to prepare and submit applications, and United States citizenship is required to be eligible for this civil service position. Informal inquiries can be directed to Dr. Renee Weber, [email protected], 256-961-7705. A how-to guide for preparing responsive applications using the site will be provided upon request.

The position will open on 5/18/2018 and close on 6/1/2018.