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Publication Date
31 May 2019

DOE Position Available for Physical Scientist


A successful candidate in this position will serve as the Office of Science, Office of Biological and Environmental Research, Climate and Environmental Sciences Division (CESD), Physical Scientist responsible for enhancing predictive modeling capabilities, through the incorporation of advanced parameterizations, adaptive mesh grids, improved physics, and software as part of Earth and Environmental system models.

As a physical scientist (Earth and Environmental Systems Modeling), you will:

  • Serve as a recognized technical authority and expert in Earth and Environmental System modeling, including internationally recognized scientific knowledge of at least one of the following system components: atmospheric, ocean, terrestrial, and cryosphere.
  • Serve as an expert and consultant to other scientists engaged in Earth and Environmental Systems modeling science, and senior management in areas of assigned responsibility.
  • Serve as a Program Manager determining scientific focus and direction of the Earth and Environmental Systems Modeling research program.
  • Examines and ascertains pioneering research needs and opportunities of the Earth and Environmental Systems Modeling program against scientific and technological advances and of potential needs of the DOE.
  • Evaluate contractor, DOE laboratory, and grantee research proposals and performance via own scientific and technical judgment, merit review, site visits and reviews, and panel reviews.

The position closes Friday, June 7, 2019. Learn more about the position requirements and how to apply.