HR: Employment Opportunities
 Job posting 14-02a
Opening date: November 27,2013
Closing date: January 6, 2014

TITLE: Director, Chandra X-ray Center, IL-1330, $119,554 - $165,300/annually
TYPE OF POSITION: Trust Fund (non-federal) Indefinite
LOCATION: Cambridge, MA
AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Current SAO senior level employees who will be considered as lateral - reassignment candidates as well as qualified external candidates who hold US citizenship.


This is the position of Director, Chandra X-ray Center (CXC) with High Energy Astrophysics, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. The incumbent is responsible for directing CXC activities and staff so as to maximize the scientific return of the Chandra X-ray Observatory, one of NASA's Great Observatories.


Candidates must have directly related experience that demonstrates extensive knowledge of, and experience as a recognized expert in the field of x-ray astronomy that includes directing, managing or playing a lead role in a multi-million dollar scientific research or development program.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: We will only accept applications on line for this position. To view the complete vacancy posting, requirements and the procedures to apply, please visit: USAJOBS

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