Program Scientist Positions in NASA’s Planetary Science Division

NASA’s Science Mission Directorate has an immediate need for one or more scientists with expertise in planetary science to serve as program scientists in the Planetary Science Division at NASA Headquarters in Washington, DC. NASA Program Scientists tackle a wide variety of challenges, including developing, operating, and maintaining Research & Analysis grants programs, serving as the Headquarters scientific lead for one or more Planetary Science missions, and helping implement and communicate the Planetary Science Division’s strategic goals. Program scientists can have substantial influence on strategic planning and can help shape the long-term scientific direction of missions and programs that they oversee.  

Positions are available from June 2023, though the start date is flexible. For IPA/Detail positions, applicants should email a curriculum vitae and cover letter as a single PDF file by April 28, 2023 to [email protected].

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