Physical Scientist

Enviromental Protection Agency

About the organization

This position is in the Office of Air and Radiation, Office of Atmospheric Programs, Climate Change Division, Climate Science and Impacts Branch.


•Identify, adapt, and critically interpret climate change impacts research to advance the application of data and results to climate analyses and agency policy processes. This includes statistical, geospatial, econometric, and economic analysis of climate impacts to quantify the effects of greenhouse gas mitigation and adaptation activities.

•Strategically manage climate change impact and risk analysis projects. The incumbent will collaborate with internal and external experts to identify, prioritize, and document technical approaches. This will require using knowledge of the current state of climate change science, including atmospheric science, climate forcing (short and long-lived forcers), climate indicators, and impacts modeling of one or more impact sectors including air quality and agriculture.

•Develops materials to communicate results, including strengths and limitations, of analyses within EPA other government agencies, and internationally. Incumbent coordinates internal and public review processes; presents materials necessary to evaluate comments, makes strategic recommendations, and prepares decision documents. Effectively communicates climate change science to broad audiences through peer reviewed journal papers, presentations, reports, Web, etc.

You will spend 25% of your work time on contracts, grants/cooperative agreements, and/or inter-agency agreements.


Qualifications based on an evaluation of a candidate’s education and qualifying experience.



Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please email resumes to Jeremy Martinich, [email protected] and Margie Clayton, [email protected]

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