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Current state: Approved and Notify DPS Secretary
Department: Center for Earth and Planetary Studies
City: Washington
State/Province: DC
Country: USA
Contact Person: Tiffany Lowery
Contact Email: [email protected]
Institution: Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
Application Due Date: Monday, June 28 2021
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The Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum (NASM), Center for Earth and Planetary Studies (CEPS) welcomes applications for two federal, full-time, permanent geologist positions. CEPS carries out cutting-edge research on the geology and geophysics of planets and moons across the Solar System, develops novel methods for remote sensing, mentors the next generation of scientists, and shares the excitement of planetary exploration with museum visitors. CEPS participates in planetary missions to rocky and icy planetary bodies, analyzes data returned by these missions, and studies planetary analog
features in the field.

The incumbent conducts scientific research in planetary and terrestrial geology, geophysics, and remote sensing with emphasis on data analysis and synthesis. Major duties include proposing to external sources for funding, scientific research and analysis leading to peer-reviewed publications that significantly advance the incumbent’s field of study, presentation of results in professional conferences, and active public outreach in the fields of Earth and planetary science. The positions close on Monday, June 28, 2021.

Current or former competitive service federal employees, apply at:

The public, apply at: