The Exobiology Branch at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Ames Research Center (ARC) is currently seeking interested applicants for the position of a Research Physical Scientist. The Research Physical Scientist conducts research that emphasizes the conception and development of flight instruments that are suitable for detecting evidence of life, including extant life, and/or identifying and characterizing habitable environments beyond Earth.
This position will be filled at the GS-12 grade level only; the FPL (full promotion level) is at the GS-14 grade level. Selectee can be promoted without further competition.
The vacancy announcement, AR18D0056- Research Physical Scientist, Research AST, Chemical and Biological Evolution, can be found on USA JOBS http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/508618500 and applications are being accepted until 9/21/2018.