Physicist, Office of Science, High Energy Physics Program
Position: Physicist GS-1310-14/15
Salary: $126,233 -- $176,300 per year
Organization: Department of Energy, Office of Science, Headquarters
Duty Station: Germantown, MD
Where to Apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/658835600
Open & Closing Date: 06/21/2022 to 07/05/2022
This position is part of the Office of Science - Headquarters, Department of Energy. As a Physicist, you will serve as a recognized scientific authority and expert in high energy physics and related technology R&D for planning, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating research programs in this field in a strategic context on a national and international level.
This position is part of the Office of Science - Headquarters, Department of Energy. The Office of High Energy Physics is sponsoring a broad portfolio of exploratory research and technology R&D in Quantum Information Science (QIS) as it relates to particle physics, with a focus on quantum sensors, quantum coherence, and quantum information theory; and is seeking an individual capable of providing oversight of these research projects at universities and DOE national labs. This portfolio includes the Superconducting Quantum Materials and Systems Center at Fermilab which focuses on developing and delivering new quantum platforms and testbeds to enable advances in science and quantum computing. As a Physicist, you will serve as a recognized scientific authority and expert in QIS-related research, or closely related fields in the high energy physics program.
As a Physicist, you will:
Serve as a Program Manager overseeing a portfolio of high energy physics research activities, organizing independent peer reviews, recommending funding allocations, organizing meetings, serving as a liaison on committees, and monitoring project performance.
Develop, recommend, and implement strategies, milestones, policies, and short- and long-range plans for the development, fabrication, and operation of high energy physics instrumentation and facilities and assesses the capabilities and priorities of proposed new ones.
Applicants must meet the following Basic Education Requirement:
Degree: physics; or related degree that included at least 24 semester hours in physics. or Combination of education and experience – courses equivalent to a major in physics totaling at least 24 semester hours, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
In either A or B above, the courses must have included a fundamental course in general physics and, in addition, courses in any two of the following: electricity and magnetism, heat, light, mechanics, modern physics, and sound.
In addition to meeting the basic education requirements above, applicants must meet the specialized experience requirements detailed in the online job posting, see USAJobs link below.
How to Apply:
This announcement is posted on USAJOBS at:
22-SC-00707-11518246-DH, Physicist: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/658835600
Only qualified individuals who submit a resume by July 5th, 2022, and any other required documents identified in the announcement, through the USAJOBS website will be considered.
For more information about this position please contact Glen Crawford, Director, Research and Technology Division, Office of High Energy Physics, Office of Science, at Glen.Crawford@science.doe.gov.