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Division Chief for the Engineering Physics Division (EPD)

National Institute of Standards and Technology


Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899
Date:
09/25/2017
2017-09-252017-10-25
Job Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
National Institute of Standards and Technology
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Job Details

The Physical Measurement Laboratory of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) anticipates the need for a Division Chief for the Engineering Physics Division (EPD) (http://www.nist.gov/pml/div683/). The EPD has more than 65 permanent scientific and engineering staff and over 65 students, postdoctoral candidates, and contractors.  Its permanent scientific and engineering staff consist primarily of physicists, chemists, and electrical and mechanical engineers with PhDs.   The division has multidisciplinary activities ranging from the development of a world-class physical measurement infrastructure relevant to realizing length traceability and supporting the underpinnings of future electronic devices to the development of new and improved standards for industries involving dimensional and electronics metrology.  The principal duties for the division are on the Gaithersburg campus of NIST.

 

Interested candidates should have research and management experience and a degree in physics, chemistry, electrical engineering, or mechanical engineering.   Interested candidates must be a U.S. Citizen and should submit a Curriculum Vitae or a Resume and a list of potential references by September 30, 2017 to Zulma Lainez, 100 Bureau Drive MS 8400, Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8420 or by email to zulma.lainez@nist.gov.  If you have technical questions concerning this position please contact Carl Williams, Acting Director Physical Measurement Laboratory (carl.williams@nist.gov). 

 

Whether submitting a Curriculum Vitae or a resume, the candidate must provide sufficient information to clearly articulate their leadership and management capabilities and experience, including both personnel and financial management. This may be provided in a separate cover letter.   Individuals should also include a list of publications and a list of talks and presentations covering at least the past 5 years showing research experience.   The identified candidate will be hired as a ZP-V (GS-15 equivalent).

 

Depending on the identified candidates professional background they will be hired as a Supervisory Physicist, ZP-1310, Grade V; a Supervisory Research Chemist, ZP-1320, Grade V; a Supervisory Electrical Engineer, ZP-0855, Grade-V; or as a Supervisory Mechanical Engineer, ZP-0830, Grade-V. Applicants Curriculum Vitae or Resume must provide positive evidence that they have performed highly creative or outstanding research that has led or can lead to major advances in a specific area of research, to a major advance in the discipline or field of science involved, or to major advances in science in general, can be rated under this provision for highly demanding research positions requiring similar abilities or show at least 1 year equivalent at the GS-14 level.  The position when available will be posted at (http://www.usajobs.gov).  The salary range for the position is $131,767-$161,900 per annum.  The National Institute of Standards and Technology of the Department of Commerce is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

Requirements

Interested candidates should have research and management experience and a degree in physics, chemistry, electrical engineering, or mechanical engineering.   Interested candidates must be a U.S. Citizen and should submit a Curriculum Vitae or a Resume and a list of potential references by September 30, 2017 to Zulma Lainez, 100 Bureau Drive MS 8400, Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8420 or by email to zulma.lainez@nist.gov.  If you have technical questions concerning this position please contact Carl Williams, Acting Director Physical Measurement Laboratory (carl.williams@nist.gov). 

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