Supervisory Physicist

Boulder, Colorado, US
Up to $191,900 per annum + Benefits
Mar 27, 2024
Posting live until
Apr 26, 2024

NIST Communications Technology Laboratory / Spectrum Technology and Research Division anticipates the need for a Supervisory Physicist to lead its Fiber Sources and Applications Group.


Serve as Group Leader of the Fiber Sources and Applications Group.  Oversee the planning, direction, and execution of projects; develop short- and long-term goals and objectives; provide technical leadership and supervisory functions; guide the work of others.

Develop innovative, near IR region dual-combs for applications in spectroscopy and optical time-transfer, including Greenhouse gas and air quality measurements, Agriculture measurements, and precision timing at the quantum limit. Conduct pioneering research on nonlinear optical properties, supercontinuum generation, and optical frequency comb generation.

Supervise staff including defining work objectives and project plans, providing feedback, and evaluating performance. Furthers the diversity of the workforce to incorporate a broad representation of qualified staff, and relevant approaches and ideas. Ensures a positive, supportive, and safe work climate. Aligns work with the higher-level scope/objectives of the Operating Unit.

The position is classified PERMANENT.

U.S Citizenship is required.

Department of Commerce is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

A vacancy announcement will be posted on WWW.USAJOBS.GOV from 25 March 2024 to 8 April 2024.