[unav_all] Position Announcement: Physical Scientist at USGS

Guillemot, Christian cguillemot at usgs.gov
Mon Sep 23 11:43:02 MDT 2013

*U.S. Geological Survey, Physical Scientist, Western Region Earthquake
Science Center. *

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) invites applications for the position of
Physical Scientist in the Western Region Earthquake Science Center located
in Menlo Park, CA.  Center members conduct research in geology, geophysics,
and seismology to assess seismic hazard on regional, national, and
international scales.

The purpose of this position is to support implementation of software for
crustal deformation monitoring.

The successful applicant will be expected to

1) Modify, debug, and maintain existing code to improve robustness and
efficiency of real-time monitoring of GPS data streams.

2) Write software to implement newly-developed algorithms in support of
earthquake early warning and rapid response.

3) Enhance existing code for web-based visualization that is used by both
the public and the staff on the crustal deformation project.

4) Assist with field work with GPS surveys in the Western US.

This is a term full-time position and U. S. citizenship is required. This
position will be filled as a Physical Scientist, GS-1301-09 or GS-1301-11
with a promotion potential of GS-12.  The vacancy is open from September
23, 2013 – October 11, 2013, and can be viewed on the USA Jobs website (
www.usajobs.gov) under job announcement number PAC-2013-0229.  Interested
individuals must apply online at the USA Jobs website to receive
consideration.  Applications must be submitted before midnight EDT on
Friday October 11, 2013, and all transcripts and other supporting documents
must be received by this deadline.  The Federal Government is an Equal
Opportunity Employer.
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