Los Alamos National Laboratory Geologist Scientist (Scientist 3) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

Come join the best and brightest minds in the world at one of the most innovative and creative multidisciplinary research institutions engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. The work we do at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) matters to our country and the world.

TheEarth and Environmental Sciences Division is seeking to hire a Geologist tosupport and develop programmatic and R&D; efforts. This subject matter expert will work on multi-disciplinary projectsto address critical national needs in the areas of nuclear energy, fossil energy, renewable energy, weapons effects, containment, nuclear detection monitoring, non-destructive evaluation, threat reduction, earthquake triggering, medical imaging, and climate science, and for the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated expertise in structural geology, seismic and volcanic hazard analysis.

  • Emphasis on brittle faults, fractures, and Quaternary structural geology

  • Experience with remote sensing data acquisition and interpretation

  • Experience with regional geology and the Western U.S.

Desired Skills:

  • Demonstrated record of interactions with various funding agencies

  • Good proposal writing skills, record of publications

  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team as well as lead a team

Education: This position requiresan advanced degree in science from an accredited college or university. APhD in Geoscience, Engineering or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred.

Notes to Applicants: Along with your resume, please include a detailed cover letter explaining how you meet all of the minimum requirements and any of the desired qualifications.

Additional Details:

Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements* for access to classified matter.

*Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

Regular position:Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.

Equal Opportunity:

Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regards to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Where You Will Work

Located in beautiful Northern New Mexico (Santa Fe area), home of outdoor and cultural activities Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), is a multidisciplinary material research institution engaged in strategic science in support of our commitment to National Security. LANL ensures the safety and reliability of our U.S. nuclear stockpile, while developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, global health, and global security concerns.

The Earth and Environmental Sciences (EES) Division solves complex present-day problems in climate science, the production of clean energy, treaty verification, and national and global security missions using high-performance computing, modeling, local and regional monitoring, and other unique capabilities developed for the earth and environmental sciences.

Maximum Salary: 157800

Minimum Salary: 94500

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Organization Name: EES-DO/Earth and Environmental Sciences

Job Title: Geologist Scientist (Scientist 3)

Appointment Type: Regular

Req ID: IRC59393