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Working As A Physical Scientist

  • $62,467

    Average Salary

What Does A Physical Scientist Do At Mondelez International

* Apply & build a strong physical science and engineering knowledge to lead and/or support R&D projects for a broad range of food systems across Mondelez categories
* Apply current and develop new and innovative rheology and powder characterization approaches and understanding to solve practical problems
* Develop and apply a broad physical characterization expertise based on high quality science
* Develop and apply engineering and scientific expertise to drive food system ingredient, formulation and process understanding, innovation and technology
* Collaborate across R&D as a cross-functional team member and develop & demonstrate technical leadership
* Manage projects and team relationships to deliver results in a timely manner for maximum business impact
* Effective and impactful communication of technical findings to project team and management; maintain lab notebook, write technical reports and present project summaries
* Build, maintain and leverage strong internal and external network of technical experts

What Does A Physical Scientist Do At Environmental Protection Agency

* Provide cross-program coordination and support for the Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 404 program by proactively coordination with Region, Federal, State and local agencies, tribes, non-governmental organizations, and industry so that significant environmental and regulatory issues are identified and addressed early in the review and permitting of 404 projects.
* Review and comment on the Corps of Engineers permit applications pursuant to CWA Section 404 for development activities in the State of Alaska, predominately for Oil, Gas, and Energy work in Alaska.
* Evaluate opportunities to avoid, minimize, and compensate where appropriate, for significant adverse impacts to wetlands and other aquatic resources.
* Coordinate project reviews with the Corps, U.
* S Fish and Wildlife Services and other Federal agencies, State and Tribal agencies to identify and resolve environmental and regulatory issues early in the permitting process.
* Coordinate EPA's involvement in the NEPA process and the preparation, review, and comment for Environmental Impact Statements (EISs) and other NEPA-related documents for projects.
* Develop and implement plans, and agency-specific policies to carry out technical solutions to significant environmental problems.
* Disseminate scientific/technical information through oral briefings, written documents, workshop/conference/seminar presentation and to the public to provide information on a specific program, function, or activity

What Does A Physical Scientist Do At Glaxosmithkline

* The position plays a central role in supporting the development of products by generating, interpreting, and summarizing physical properties data.
* These data packages are key to support portfolio progression from early to late phase project development including regulatory contribution to files.
* The position also involves support of lifecycle projects as needed.
* This position will be laboratory focused, and will require the ability to run a broad range of instrumentation, a subset of which is GMP.
* This posting will close on 28th January 2018
* LI-GSK
* Why You

What Does A Physical Scientist Do At Air Force C2 & Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconn

* Interprets national-level requirements, develops strategic visions, sets goals and objectives and determines priorities and direction for the program.
* Responsible for coordinating across other divisions, directorates and organizations to meet mission requirements.
* Directs the activities of a staff of 14 civilians and 11 military scientists and engineers across a wide variety of fields including nuclear, chemical, atmospheric science and engineering.
* Provides vision, guidance and direction that influence the EMS program, USAF and other national government programs of critical national impact.
* Travel Required
* Occasional travel
* You may be expected to travel for this position.
* Supervisory status
* Yes
* Promotion Potential
* Who May Apply
* This job is open to…
* Only open to current permanent Air Force civilian employees
* Questions? This job is open to 1 group.
* Job family (Series)
* General Engineering
* General Physical Science
* Requirements
* Help
* Requirements
* Conditions of Employment
* U.S.
* Citizenship Required
* Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal and Regulatory Guide
* Must acquire and maintain a Top Secret clearance
* PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
* Recruitment incentives may be authorized
* This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
* Disclosure of Political Appointments
* Position requires initial and periodic drug testing
* ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
* Position is designate critical-sensitive and incumbent must be able to obtain and retain a TOP SECRET (TS) security clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI).
* A non-disclosure agreement must be signed
* This position has been designated by the Air Force as a Testing Designated Position (TDP) under the Air Force Civilian Testing Program.
* Employee must pass initial and periodic short notice drug testing.
* Illegal drug use by employees in sensitive positions presents a clear threat to the mission of the Air Force, national security, and public safety.
* May be required to travel by military or commercial aircraft in the performance of temporary duty.
* Employee may be required to undergo random CI polygraph examinations in accordance with security regulations involving material handled.
* A Master's Degree in a related field of study is highly desired.
* Qualifications

What Does A Physical Scientist Do At Geological Survey

* Plan, develop, maintain and document project related digital, spatial databases.
* Construct databases.
* Perform Quality Assurance/Quality Control on databases.
* Development of GIS coverage.
* Serve as a member of a project team.
* Disseminate information in peer-reviewed scientific reports and technical journals

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Physical Scientist Demographics

Gender

Male

64.6%

Female

32.1%

Unknown

3.2%
Ethnicity

White

83.3%

Asian

7.9%

Hispanic or Latino

6.8%

Unknown

1.3%

Black or African American

0.7%
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Languages Spoken

Spanish

28.9%

German

18.4%

French

15.8%

Cantonese

7.9%

Korean

7.9%

Arabic

5.3%

Italian

5.3%

Chinese

2.6%

Russian

2.6%

Mandarin

2.6%

Croatian

2.6%
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Physical Scientist Education

Schools

University of Colorado at Boulder

6.6%

George Washington University

6.6%

Virginia Commonwealth University

5.3%

College of William and Mary

5.3%

Johns Hopkins University

5.3%

Towson University

5.3%

University of Arizona

5.3%

University of Southern Mississippi

5.3%

West Virginia University

5.3%

Metropolitan State University of Denver

5.3%

Colorado State University

5.3%

Duke University

5.3%

George Mason University

5.3%

University of Maryland - College Park

5.3%

University of South Carolina - Columbia

3.9%

Columbia Southern University

3.9%

Baylor University

3.9%

University of Southern California

3.9%

University of South Alabama

3.9%

Colorado Heights University

3.9%
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Majors

Geology

20.9%

Physics

10.4%

Environmental Science

9.0%

Chemistry

8.0%

Geography

7.5%

Biology

6.5%

Business

4.5%

Meteorology

4.5%

Criminal Justice

4.0%

Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians

4.0%

Public Health

3.5%

Mathematics

3.0%

Biochemistry, Biophysics, Molecular Biology

2.0%

Geological Engineering

2.0%

Ecology, Population Biology, And Epidemiology

2.0%

Chemical Engineering

2.0%

Engineering

2.0%

Microbiology

1.5%

Computer Science

1.5%

Interdisciplinary Studies

1.5%
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Degrees

Masters

37.7%

Bachelors

33.3%

Doctorate

13.7%

Other

9.3%

Certificate

3.7%

Associate

2.0%

License

0.3%
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Real Physical Scientist Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Magnetism Reflectometer Instru Scientist/Physicis Ut-Battelle, LLC (Oak Ridge National Laboratory) Oak Ridge, TN Jan 05, 2011 $114,528
Physical Scientists, All Other Humanscale Corp. San Francisco, CA Nov 14, 2013 $111,301
Physical Scientist Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Amado, AZ Oct 19, 2015 $108,497
Scientist, Pharmaceutical Sciences-Physical Chem Allergan Sales, LLC Irvine, CA Aug 26, 2012 $101,126
Physical Scientist Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/DHHS Pittsburgh, PA Jan 17, 2013 $100,088
Physical Scientist Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/DHHS Pittsburgh, PA Jan 17, 2010 $95,451
Scientist-Physics, SR. Halliburton Energy Services, Inc. Houston, TX Aug 08, 2014 $95,000
Physical Scientists, All Other Battelle Columbus, OH Apr 24, 2009 $90,000
Scientist-Physics, SR. Halliburton Energy Services, Inc. Houston, TX Jul 26, 2014 $90,000
Scientist-Physics, SR. Halliburton Energy Services, Inc. Houston, TX Oct 01, 2014 $89,500
Research Physical Scientist Entegra Corporation Gaithersburg, MD Nov 01, 2014 $75,000
Scientist, Applied Physics & Materials AIST-NT, Inc. Novato, CA Oct 01, 2009 $75,000
Scientist, Applied Physics AIST-NT, Inc. Novato, CA Jul 09, 2016 $72,000
Physical Scientist Kt Consulting-Nv, Inc. Gaithersburg, MD Mar 27, 2011 $71,656 -
$150,000
Research Physical Scientist Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/DHHS Morgantown, WV Jun 27, 2010 $68,809
Physical Scientist Junior Applied Spectra Inc. Fremont, CA Feb 29, 2012 $67,306
Physical Scientists, All Other Nova Southeastern University Dania Beach, FL May 21, 2010 $61,800
Research Physical Scientist Micro Magnetics, Inc. Fall River, MA Oct 01, 2010 $60,800
Scientist, Applied Physics & Materials AIST-NT, Inc. TN Oct 01, 2009 $60,000
Physical Scientist Microseismic Inc. Houston, TX Sep 07, 2012 $60,000
Scientist, Applied Physics AIST-NT, Inc. Novato, CA May 20, 2010 $60,000
Scientist, Applied Physics AIST-NT, Inc. Novato, CA Sep 08, 2012 $60,000

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Top Skills for A Physical Scientist

LaboratoryProceduresEPASafetyDataCollectionFacilityCulturalResourcesClearanceDODArcGISTechnicalSupportNoaaEmergencyInteragencyEnvironmentalComplianceDOEWaterQualityManagementSystemDataAnalysisISO

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Top Physical Scientist Skills

  1. Laboratory
  2. Procedures
  3. EPA
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Performed research mainly in a laboratory environment, conducted experiments, analyzes findings, operated equipment and develops and tests theories.
  • Organized and lead implementation of 5S procedures.
  • Trained in mineral separation methods.
  • Developed contractor/government program for Price Anderson Amendment Act coordinating nuclear safety compliance.
  • Monitor quality of remote sensing data collection operations to determine if procedural or equipment changes are necessary.

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