Superintendent Chemistry Division

Washington D.C.
Oct 30, 2017
Nov 29, 2017
Field of specialization
Materials, Nanotechnology
Work Function
Laboratory, Research-Applied
Job Type
Full time

Superintendent, Chemistry Division

Senior Executive Service (SES) Career Opportunity – Tier 2 

ES 0401/1310/1320: $124,406 to $187,000 per annum**Actual salary may vary depending on the scope and complexity of the position and the qualifications and current compensation of the selectee.

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 and for the Nation

The Chemistry Division located at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in Washington, DC. The Division’s mission is to conduct a program of basic research, applied research, development, and evaluation, leading to the creation, adoption, and application of new concepts, principles, methods, and techniques in the various areas of chemistry, including chemical physics, chemical engineering, surface science, nanoscience and nanotechnology. The Division is comprised of five branches; the Chemical Dynamics and Diagnostics Branch, the Materials Chemistry Branch, the Center for Corrosion Science and Engineering, the Surface Chemistry Branch, and the Navy Technology Center for Safety and Survivability. The Division has 113 civilian employees and operates an annual budget of $100M and substantially influences an additional $600M. The Superintendent manages, directs, and administers a recognized scientific work force conducting a broad spectrum research program in the various areas of chemistry including chemical physics, chemical engineering, surface chemistry, nanoscience and nanotechnology. The Superintendent executive direction and technical visionary leadership in development of programs, policies, and objectives necessary in conducting a program of research, development, and evaluation leading to creation, adoption and application of improved and new concepts, principles, methods, and techniques applicable to understanding and observing in a chemical environment. The Superintendent is the principal consultant to the Navy, other agencies and nations on the science and developing applications for the R&D programs under his/her cognizance.

Applicants should be recognized as national/international authorities and should have planned and executed difficult programs of national significance or specialized programs that show outstanding attainment in their field of research.

For qualification requirements and specific instructions on how to apply, go to, from 30 October 2017 through 28 November 2017 and enter the following announcement number: DE-10058935-18-JS.  Please carefully read the announcement and follow instructions when applying. The announcement closes 28 November 2017.  Please contact Lesley Renfro at for more information.  E-mailed resumes cannot be accepted.

NRL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NRL  4555 Overlook Ave SW, Washington DC 20375

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