Air Force seeks physical scientists in nine states

The U.S. Air Force announced Sunday that it has vacancies for physical scientist positions at locations in California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma and Utah.

This position will be tasked with the directing of technical forums and providing evaluations on weapons programs and counter chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (C-CBRN) programs. This position will also be providing scientific advising for the USAF and the Department of Defense (DOD) on technology related to nuclear, conventional and C-CBRN related technology. This position will also be involved in the development and direction of system requirements for technology and will lead evaluation efforts in this area.

For these positions, U.S. citizenship and selective service registration, if applicable, are required. Security clearance may be a requirement dependent on location. Salaries also vary by position position.

This position requires that candidates have a degree in an area of physical science, mathematics or engineering and -- dependent on the grade level of the position -- will also require at least one year of experience that implements the knowledge, skills and abilities needed for this position at a level of government service over GS-10. This includes knowledge of weapon design and operation systems for nuclear, conventional and other advanced weapon types; knowledge of developing technology and the ability to organize and direct technical efforts related to weapons and C-CBRN programs.

This application announcement will close on Jan. 31, 2016. Candidates should visit USA Jobs to apply.

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