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Let the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) take your career further than you can imagine.® Submit your application now to be considered for a position at the Navy’s corporate research laboratory! NRL’s main site is located in Washington, DC with key remote sites in Bay St. Louis, MS, and Monterey, CA. Other sites may include Key West, FL, Mobile, AL, and Albuquerque, NM.

Become a member of an elite research and development community involved in basic and applied scientific research and advanced technological development for tomorrow’s Navy! Visit the Naval Research Laboratory’s website: www.nrl.navy.mil to explore the broad areas of research conducted at NRL. The Navy’s corporate experimental laboratory seeks professionals with advanced degrees who are willing to accept the reward of challenging research positions.

Eligibility & Qualifications:
Candidates must meet minimum qualification standards as described in OPM’s operating manual, “Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions”
https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/... possess a Master’s or higher degree from an accredited college or university in a field of scientific or engineering study directly related to the position for which applying; and meet any selective placement factor identified for the position to be filled.

Interested achievers with a Master’s or higher degree in Aerospace, Ceramics, Chemical, Computer, Electrical/Electronics, Materials, Mechanical, and Nuclear Engineering, Astronomy, Biology, Computer Science, Eng Materials Science, Metallurgy, Physics, Physical Science, Geology, Geophysics, Mathematics, Meteorology, and Ocean are encouraged to apply.

Additional Information:
Salary is set commensurate with selectee’s background, experience, and market considerations. The Naval Research Laboratory is under an approved Personnel Demonstration Project. To learn more about our Demonstration Project, as well as our benefits package, applicants are encouraged to visit NRL’s Careers web site at http://www.nrl.navy.mil/careers.


To apply, upload your resume and current transcripts as a single PDF below. Do NOT include your social security number or date of birth. Applications are accepted year-round. All applications and supporting documentation become the property of the Department of Navy and will not be returned once submitted.

Equal Employment Opportunity:
The United States government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military status or other non-merit factor.

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should include a reasonable accommodation request in the email with your application materials. If you are contacted for an interview, every effort will be made to meet the needs of your accommodation request. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

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