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Scientist – DTRA

Job opening for our European Command Technical Support Group Scientist position, with duty in Stuttgart, Germany.
Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), U.S. Department of Defense (DOD)
Military experience is nice but not required. The job announcement closes 01 October 2018.

SUMMARY:
“We are seeking a candidate with a strong academic background in nuclear science or nuclear engineering, such as might be attained via a Ph.D. degree program, and past experience in radiological/nuclear (R/N) detection. The candidate should be able to analyze R/N threats and related detection problems in order to provide operational, scientific and policy solutions to the Contingency Operations Department and supported units. The candidate’s background in R/N detection development and detection theory should accompany the ability to effectively communicate and instruct both technical and non-technical audiences, from the individual to the senior official level, in conducting effective R/N search operations. The prospective candidate should have experience in the interpretation of both detection and spectroscopic R/N data, and the operational recommendations that would accompany data analysis and interpretation.”

*NOTE: This is not a research or report-writing job.
The position is Emergency Essential and will require a potential employee to be medically and physically qualified with the potential of being deployed.

This single position is being advertised via two announcements: a Merit (~ federal employee) version and a Public (U.S. Citizen) version.
Current or former competitive services employees: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/509594800
U.S. citizens: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/509587900

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