Astrobiologist (Physical Scientist, Solar Systems Analysis)

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Current state: Approved and Notify DPS Secretary
Department: Astrochemistry Laboratory
City: Greenbelt
State/Province: MD
Country: USA
Contact Person: Natasha Johnson
Contact Email: [email protected]
Institution: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Application Due Date: Monday, April 11 2022
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The Astrochemistry Laboratory of the Solar System Exploration Division at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center is seeking a full-time analytical research scientist specializing in astrobiology and astrochemistry to work within the Astrobiology Analytical Laboratory. The successful candidate will study molecular distributions, enantiomeric ratios, and compound-specific stable isotopic compositions of soluble organic compounds in extraterrestrial material to inform the origin of life on Earth and solar system formation. This astrobiology position entails developing productive collaborative relationships, leading ground-breaking research, and providing input into future mission/instrument design. This is a GS-13/14 level civil servant position located at NASA-Goddard in Greenbelt, Maryland near Washington, DC.

The posting will run from Thursday, April 7 through Monday, April 11, 2022. Please submit your application during these dates through the USAJobs website (