Chemist, ZP-1320-III (GS-11/12 Equivalent)
National Institute of Standards and Technology - Department of Commerce
Basic Requirements: A. Degree in physical sciences, life sciences, or engineering that includes 30 semester hours in chemistry, supplemented by course work in mathematics through differential and integral calculus, and at least 6 semester hours of physics. OR B. Combination of education and experience: Course work equivalent to a major as shown in A above, including at least 30 semester hours in chemistry, supplemented by mathematics through differential and integral calculus, and at least 6 semester hours of physics, plus appropriate experience or additional education. IN ADDITION: To qualify, applicants must have at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-9 grade level (ZP-II for NIST). Specialized experience is defined as experience in analyzing and interpreting the chemical, physical, biological, mechanical and electrical research activities in a scientific research facility to ensure safety requirements are met. Recognize chemical hazards and safety protocols. OR 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading into a Ph.D. or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree OR A combination of graduate education and specialized experience as defined in the additional requirements. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done. We will credit all qualifying volunteer experience in your application. The qualification requirements in this vacancy announcement are based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook. Applicant Reconsideration
NIST works with industry and science to advance innovation and improve quality of life. Were looking for a Chemist, ZP-1320-III (GS-11/12 Equivalent) to join our team! This notice is issued under direct-hire authority to recruit new talent to occupations for which NIST has a severe shortage of candidates.