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1 I certify, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all the information submitted by me with my application for employment is true, complete, and made in good faith, and that I have truthfully and accurately represented my work experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and education (degrees, accomplishments, etc.). I understand that the information provided may be investigated and or verified through reference checks. I understand that misrepresenting my experience or education, or providing false or fraudulent information in or with my application may be grounds for not hiring me or for firing me after I begin work. I also understand that false or fraudulent statements may be punishable by fine or imprisonment (18 U.S.C. 1001). Answer to this question is required
  • I have read and understand this information and attest that, to the best of my knowledge, the information I have provided is true and complete.
  • I have read and understand this information and do not wish to continue the application process.
2 Knowledge of state-of-the-art chemical, physical, and/or engineering methods of analysis** Applied knowledge of state-of-the-art chemical, physical, and/or engineering methods of analysis to conduct research in the areas of traditional (e.g., paper and polymers) materials, modern and fugitive media materials (storage media and twentieth century inks), analog audio-visual materials and/or digital materials. Answer to this question is required
  • Independently identified new scientific methods to solve important problems in the field of cultural heritage. Developed and applied state-of-the-art instrumental methods to new and unusual situations in the investigation of material culture. The studies resulted in the transfer of technology between different disciplines.
  • Independently identified and applied technology from an aligned field to the study of cultural materials. Adapted existing techniques to solve problem(s) that could be used in the field of cultural heritage. Applied knowledge to solve complex problems through research and/or laboratory studies that could be used in the field of cultural heritage.
  • Applied knowledge to solve complex problems through research and/or laboratory studies that  could be used in the field of cultural heritage.
  • None of the Above
3 In the box below, provide a description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your response to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
4 Ability to design, plan and implement scientific programs, projects or studies Planned, developed, implemented, and evaluated programs, projects or procedures.** Answer to this question is required
  • Independently identified the actions to be taken in planning and accomplishing the work of a scientific effort or study involving problems recognized as original and of marked importance to the scientific field of chemistry, the specialized field of analytical separation chemistry. Developed and applied novel and sophisticated methods, approaches, and technology or extended, revised, and adapted existing methodology and techniques to new and unusual situations in the scientific field. The studies resulted in a series of documentable additions to knowledge, or comparable contributions to currently accepted concepts or technology.
  • Independently identified the actions to be taken in accomplishing the work of a scientific effort or study involving problems in the scientific field of chemistry. Applied novel and sophisticated techniques to new and unusual situation in the scientific field. Extended, revised and adapted existing methodology and techniques, and the studies resulted in a documentable modification of currently accepted concepts or technology.
  • With minimal supervision, identified the actions to be taken in accomplishing the work of a scientific effort or study in the scientific field of chemistry. Conducted complete projects or studies that entailed complicated and interacting factors, concepts, or conditions in the scientific specialization area of chemistry. Identified the actions to be taken in accomplishing analytical work in the scientific area of application.
  • None of the Above
5 In the box below, provide a description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your response to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
6 Knowledge of the principles, concepts, and techniques of the chemistry discipline** Applied knowledge of the principles, concepts, and techniques of the chemistry discipline, including analytical and investigative methods, evaluation, measurement and assessment techniques to design studies, manage projects, and/or carry out investigations. Answer to this question is required
  • Applied extensive knowledge of the principles, concepts, and techniques of chemistry to difficult and complex issues related to chemical analysis of materials, (e.g., designed a major scientific study or project evaluation for an organization; OR has developed recommendations on complex and controversial scientific issues critical to the organization's programs).
  • Applied knowledge of the principles, concepts, and techniques of chemistry to issues related to chemical analysis of materials (e.g., applied established concepts in carrying out difficult tests or investigating background data for scientific issues involved in broad studies; OR investigated and prepared analyses of difficult occurrences/problems/cases in the subject field).
  • Applied knowledge of established principles, concepts, and techniques of chemistry (e.g., applied established concepts in carrying out difficult tests or investigated background data for scientific issues involved in a broad study.
  • None of the Above
7 In the box below, provide a description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your response to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
8 Ability to prepare written studies, reports and findings Prepared organizational guidelines and procedures on aspects of an organization's scientific programs, prepared reports analyzing laboratory data and other findings, and/or wrote peer-reviewed publications. Answer to this question is required
  • Wrote extensive (5 or more) scientific and technical reports on chemical analysis that analyzed laboratory data and other technical information and developed original approaches to significant scientific and complex issues and integrated results of substantial modification to standard techniques. Wrote peer-reviewed publications on chemical analysis.
  • Wrote scientific and technical reports on chemical analysis that analyzed laboratory data and other technical information and developed original approaches to scientific and other issues and integrated results of substantial modification to standard techniques.
  • Wrote technical reports on chemical analysis that analyzed laboratory data and other technical information and integrated extensive data.
  • None of the Above
9 In the box below, provide a description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your response to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
10 Ability to communicate and interact with others Interacted effectively with other professional personnel on various levels. This may have included: discussing scientific issues at appropriate forums, delivering briefings and presentations on findings and recommendations, defending positions, interpretations, and policies, and training others in scientific methods. Answer to this question is required
  • Made presentations and participated in industry/government meetings to defend/explain conclusions resulting from chemical analysis of materials related to preservation of cultural heritage materials. Interacted with managers, scientists, and other professionals at all levels internally within an organization (e.g., in government, academia, or in private industry) and externally. Explained interpretations and policy positions to managers, scientists and other professionals. Made presentations at staff meetings and routine briefings on technical issues. Trained others in scientific methods.
  • Participated in industry/government meetings to defend/explain conclusions resulting from chemical analysis of materials related to preservation of cultural heritage materials. Interacted with managers, scientists, and other professionals at all levels internally within an organization (e.g., in government, academia or in private industry) and externally. Explained interpretations and policy positions to managers, scientists and other professional. Made presentations at staff meetings or routine briefings and trained others in scientific methods.
  • Participated in industry/government meetings to defend/explain laboratory research in scientific forums. Interacted with managers, scientists, and other professionals internal within an organization (e.g., in government, academia or in private industry).to brief them on technical matters and trained others in scientific methods.
  • None of the Above
11 In the box below, provide a description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your response to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
12 Knowledge of current preservation and conservation research in the field of cultural heritage or material science** Applied knowledge of current preservation research in the field of cultural heritage or material science to assess treatments and preservation of collection materials including 1) tradition (e.g., paper and polymers), 2) modern and fugitive media materials, 3) analog audiovisual materials and/or 4) digital materials. Answer to this question is required
  • Demonstrated extensive knowledge in one or more areas of cultural heritage or material science of THREE (3) or FOUR (4) of the above materials.
  • Demonstrated extensive knowledge in one or more areas of cultural heritage or material science of TWO (2) of the above materials.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in one or more areas of cultural heritage or material science of ONE of the above materials.
  • None of the Above
13 In the box below, provide a description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your response to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
14 How did you hear about this job opening? (You may select multiple responses.) Answer to this question is required
  • Congressional Referral
  • Academic Journal
  • Newspaper
  • LATPRO
  • Diversity Jobs
  • HACE
  • USAJOBS
  • Personal Reference
  • Other
15 If you have heard about this position from another source other than those listed above, please indicate the source. Maximum length of 50 characters.