Website NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
You will serve as a Biomedical Research Scientist in the Biomedical Research and Environment Sciences Office of the Human Health and Performance Directorate.
This position reports to the Agency Deputy Chief Financial Officer. The Director of Policy Division:
- Generate, manage, and implement exercise and applied human performance physiology research proposals as a principal or co-investigator, in participation with diverse teams.
- Duties described below are at the full-performance level. Duties assigned at a lower grade level will be of more limited scope, performed with less independence and limited complexity; duties will be commensurate with the grade of selected employee.
- Oversee a moderate-to-large research laboratory to include oversight of technical, cost, schedule, and contractor team deliverables to various NASA Programs (consistent with risks).
- Communicate diverse technical content (of moderate complexity) for decision at management forums.
- Identify and apply research and technical innovations involving human space systems physiology that solve problems of moderate complexity.
- Identify and/or oversee strategic research plans that mitigate human health and performance risks associated space flight..
- This position is open to U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S
- Position subject to pre-employment background investigation
- You must meet qualifications requirements by the closing date of this announcement
- If selected, you will be required to complete a financial disclosure statement
- Selectee may be required to complete a one-year probationary period.
Qualification & Experience:
- You must have one year of directly related specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level as a principal or coinvestigator for crew health and performance applied research proposals, preparing protocols for Institutional Review Boards; critically analyzing applied human research data and assimilating findings, preparation of technical reports, peer-reviewed manuscripts, and oral presentations for decision making; AND Experience participating as a member of a multidisciplinary team of scientists, engineers, and/or medical doctors to resolve technical issues and generate consensus recommendations and requirements for decision; AND Experience as a member of a research team, including input to research priorities, and determining resource requirements; determining short-term goals and strategies to achieve them; coordinating with parts of an organization to accomplish goals while monitoring progress and evaluating outcomes.
- You must have one year of directly related specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 level as a principal investigator or lead scientist, including oversight of a research strategy that addresses human health and performance risks, publication of microgravity-related manuscripts in exercise or applied physiology fields that illustrate a thorough understanding of the underlying physiological and human performance issues related to spaceflight, and application of this information to conduct applied research that develops and validates countermeasure protocols to ensure the health, safety, and performance of crewmembers during and after space flight; AND Experience leading a multi-disciplinary team of scientists, engineers, and/or medical doctors to resolve complex technical issues and generate consensus recommendations and requirements for Program management decision; AND Experience leading a team of researchers, setting priorities, and determining short- and long-term goals and strategies to achieve them; coordinating with other organizations to accomplish goals while monitoring progress and evaluating outcomes
Company: NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Norfolk, VA, US
Application Deadline: N/A