DOE Job Open for Physical Scientist (Earth and Environmental Systems Sciences Division)

Published: 5 December 2023

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science, Biological and Environmental Research (BER) in Germantown, Maryland, is recruiting a Physical Scientist, GS-1301-13/14/15.

This position is within BER’s Earth and Environmental Systems Sciences Division. The individual selected for this role will:

  • serve as a program manager for a portfolio of experimental and modeling research that includes, for example, climate resilience centers, urban integrated field laboratories, and other projects involving ecological, hydrological, atmospheric, and socioeconomic sciences with a particular interest in addressing the needs of disadvantaged communities.
  • serve as a recognized authority to both DOE and the scientific community and provide technical advice to the Director of the Earth and Environmental System Sciences.

All interested candidates must apply through this posting on USA Jobs by Friday, December 22, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern to be considered.

When applying to this position, please ensure that your résumé demonstrates the knowledge, skills, experiences, and responsibilities identified in the position description. 

Individuals appointed using a special hire authority will receive a new competitive service appointment. Current DOE employees with career status selected for this position may be required to serve a new one-year probationary period, pursuant to 5 CFR 315.802.

For more information about the position, please contact Earth and Environmental Systems Sciences Division Director Gerald Geernaert.

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This work was supported by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science, through the Biological and Environmental Research program as part of the Atmospheric System Research program.