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 and applications are being accepted until 9/21/2018.

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