Job Opportunity: Space Scientist, AST, Planetary Studies at the NASA Johnson Space Center

The Astromaterials Research Office at the NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC) is seeking a civil service planetary scientist to perform world-class research on the origin and evolution of our solar system and its planetary bodies through in situ high-spatial resolution isotopic measurements. This position involves leadership of a core analytical laboratory supporting directed astromaterials sample analysis research and mission support. The candidate will serve as the laboratory manager of the ARES NanoSIMS laboratory and is expected to secure research funding through NASA R&A proposals, publish in peer-viewed publications, and manage the contractor staff supporting the lab. Other duties include: collaboration with existing ARES scientists and external partners in detailed isotopic studies of astromaterials, support for human and robotic missions, and providing service to NASA and the scientific community as required in their area of expertise (panel reviews, publication reviews, etc). US citizenship is required. This position will open on December 9 and close at midnight December 13. Applications are accepted through the USAJobs website (http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/551912100). Please refer to the USAJobs website for additional specifics and requirements for this position. Direct questions to Dr. Lindsay Keller (lindsay.p.keller@nasa.gov).