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AFRL: HOW TO APPLY

Posted 9/24/2014 Printable Fact Sheet

HOW TO APPLY
Scientific And Engineering Professionals With Degrees

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) is the heart of science and technology for the United States Air Force. AFRL is the Air Force's only organization wholly dedicated to leading the discovery, development, and integration of warfighting technologies for our air, space and cyberspace forces. The men and women of AFRL are creating the Air Force of the future - turning science fiction into science fact. Become a member of the Air Force Research Laboratory and help us "Create the future" APPLY TODAY.

The Air Force Research Laboratory seeks qualified professionals with a Bachelor's degree or higher who are willing to accept the reward of challenging scientific and engineering positions. The Headquarters of AFRL and five Technology Directorates are located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio.  Other key AFRL operating locations include Arlington, Va.; San Antonio, Texas; Edwards, Calif.; Rome, N.Y.; Fort Walton Beach, Fla; and Albuquerque, N.M.  For specific mission responsibilities at the various locations, please see  Air Force Research Laboratory website.

Interested candidates with a Bachelor's or higher degree should forward their application material to AFRL.DP.SandE.DHA@wpafb.af.mil. Applicants should state their name, degree level, and degree major in the subject line of the email as well as attach their resume (please ensure a detailed description of duties accomplished is stated in your work experience & the start and end dates of employment are in the MM/DD/YYYY format), official transcripts statement from the institutions registrar, dean or other appropriate official; or equivalent documentation which confirms completion of requirement for the required degree and unofficial transcripts and if a veteran, a copy of the DD-214. If you are eligible for 10-point veterans' preference, attach an SF-15 (Application for 10-point Veterans' Preference) plus proof required by that form, i.e. letter from the VA stating percentage of disability.  Applicant should also state in the body of the email the geographic locations for which applying.  Applications will be kept on file for 90 days. All applications and supporting documentation become the property of the Department of the Air Force and will not be returned once submitted.

These positions are being filled utilizing the Direct Hire Authority that may appoint qualified candidates possessing a Bachelor's degree or higher to professional scientific and engineering positions within the Air Force Research Laboratory. Using this Office of Personnel Management (OPM) approved government-wide direct hire authority, Laboratories enumerated in section 9902(c)(2) of title 5, United States Code may appoint candidates directly to jobs, without regard to the provisions of subchapter I of chapter 33 of title 5, United States Code, other than sections 3303, 3321, and 3328 of such title.

This notice may be used to fill anticipated permanent, modified term or term vacancies with a full- time or part-time work schedule at various locations.  Modified term and term appointments may be extended without further announcement. A modified term appointment may be noncompetitively converted to a career appointment.

OCCUPATIONS:

Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Ceramic Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Electronics Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Fire Protection Engineering
Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Nuclear Engineering
Safety Engineering

Science
Anthropology
Architecture
Audiology
Astronomy & Space Science
Biological Science
Cartography
Chemistry
Computer Science
Entomology
Health Science
Geophysics
Health Physics
Mathematical Statistics
Mathematics
Physical Science
Metallurgy
Meteorology
Microbiology
Operations Research
Optometry
Pharmacology
Physics
Psychology
Statistics
Social Science
Speech Pathology
Toxicology
Veterinary Medical Science

Technical
Biology
Construction Control
Diagnostic Radiological
Electronics
Engineering
Environmental Health
Mathematics
Medical
Medical Instrument
Nuclear Medicine
Physical Science
Psychology

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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY


Fact Sheet Point of Contact:
88th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
(937) 522-3252

Updated Sep 2014





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