Great diversity of projects. You can be part of a critical missions that NASA is working on. You do need to take initiative to get significant roles.
Ames being small Center doesn't always provide opportunity to manage huge missions. You have to basically accept a detail to another Center for major roles in NASA missions.
Advice to Management
Please pay more attention of technical workforce and reduce bureaucratic burdens and reviews. Please foster a more risk taking environment.
I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at NASA Ames Research Center.
15 Page grant application including CV and references. Communication with the mentor is required before submitting the grant application on most occasions. Grants are reviewed by a panel and applications are recommended for selection and given a 2 year post.
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