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The Postdoctoral Fellow will carry out original scientific research in fields related to the interests of curatorial faculty member Denton S. Ebel. Specifically, research that uses the meteorite and/or sedimentary record to understand what chondrite meteorites reveal about the early solar system, and/or what impact ejecta reveal about Earth history (75% commitment). In addition, the Postdoctoral Fellow will teach/mentor in the Richard Gilder Graduate School's Master of Arts in Teaching for Earth Science Teachers (25% commitment).
Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Carry out scientific research.
Write scholarly peer-reviewed papers on the results of the research
Present scientific results at professional meetings, scientific institutions, and when appropriate to the media and popular audiences.
Participate in departmental affairs, including organizing visiting scholar seminars.
Support an innovative Master-of-Arts in Teaching (MAT) program designed to educate teacher candidates in both the science and pedagogy required to successfully teach the New York State Regents Earth sciences curriculum, which includes about 50% Earth history topics. Field experience is an advantage in this regard.
Perform a lead role in the Summer Practicum of RGGS MAT program, including: Organizing activities on site and during field excursions. Advising, assisting and grading students in Practicum research projects. Presenting educational progress at professional meetings. Carrying out other MAT scientific staff responsibilities as defined in the Program.
Government Information Specialist
Help Duties Summary
For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Margaret Van Gilder at 520-388-8413 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
This position has responsibility for managing regional programs including Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), Electronic Freedom of Information Act (EFOIA), Privacy Act (PA) and Records Management for the Regional Office.
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Duties listed are at the full performance level.
Resolves Personal Identifiable Information (PII) issues arising in the daily workload not covered by precedents or current policies and directives.
Manages projects in support of the development and continuous improvement of the Region's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Privacy Act (PA) and performs a variety of tasks including planning, scheduling and conducting studies to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of program operations.
Researches existing and proposed data collection activities to ensure that PA pre-publication requirements are met.
Develops, delivers and maintains formal informal specialized training for specific work areas for the PA/FOIA program.
Responsible for interpreting guidelines to plan, develop, direct, and execute Regional subordinate organization policies and procedural rules, consistent with statute and court decisions, based on inferential analyses of Agency impact.
Reviews and analyzes incoming FOIA/PA requests and initiates action to conduct searches for responsive records.
Interprets FOIA/PA case law and provides recommendations for and on behalf of the legal community.
Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required for site visits, trainings and/or meetings
Who May Apply This job is open to…
Current permanent Federal employees with competitive status, Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act, CTAP/RPL/ICTAP, VEOA, VRA (GS-11), and reinstatement eligibles, Farm Service Agency permanent county employees; 30% or more disabled veterans; Individuals with Disabilities; former Peace Corps or VISTA volunteers; certain Military Spouses; and those eligible for other Hiring Authorities.
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0306 Government Information Specialist
Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
You must be a US Citizen or US National
Males born after 12/31/59 must be Selective Service registered or exempt
Satisfactory background investigation and/or fingerprint check
Successful completion of a one-year probationary or trial period
Selectee will be responsible for tax obligations related topayments for moving expenses (2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Public Law 115.97). Questions should be directed to the Travel Help Desk, 877-372-7248, Option 1, or email email@example.com.
You must possess the Basic Requirements identified below to be considered eligible for this position. Your application or resume must clearly show that you possess the appropriate experience requirements.
Have at least specialized experience at the GS-09 level of performing work related to the duties of this position. Examples of specialized experience are: reviews and analyzes FOIA and/or PA requests for information; or assists management in providing advice and guidance to supervisors and managers regarding FOIA/PA policies and procedures; or compiles, analyzes and coordinates statistical data and prepares information for consolidation into the annual FOIA/PA congressional report; or participates in the assessment of appeal request, and drafts final appeal packages.
Have successfully completed 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or have received a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree that is related to the work of this position.
Have a combination of graduate level education (beyond 36 semester hours) and specialized experience (equivalent to at least the GS-09 level) that is directly related to this position that together meets the qualification requirements for this position.
I do not meet the requirements(s) described above.
Have at least one year of specialized experience at the GS-11 level of performing work related to the duties of this position. Examples of specialized experience are: reviews and analyzes all types of FOIA and/or PA requests for information. Requests are generally from the general public; attorneys and legal agencies, action groups, State and Federal government agencies; agency employees, etc.; or researches precedents and regulations regarding requests not clearly covered by the FOIA/PA and determine the proper course of action; or provides advice and guidance to supervisors and managers regarding FOIA/PA policies and procedures; or provides guidance to record custodians on strategies to safeguard FOIA/PA.
I do not meet the requirement(s) described above.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
To receive consideration for this position, you must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
TIME IN GRADE REQUIREMENT: If you are a current federal employee in the General Schedule (GS) pay plan and applying for a promotion opportunity, you must meet time-in-grade (TIG) requirements of 52 weeks of service at the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the position being filled. This requirement must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
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