Join the HJF Team!
HJF is seeking a Staff Scientist to support TBI research at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Science (USUHS) in Bethesda, MD. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to USUHS. Responsible for research and/or development in collaboration with other scientific and technical staff. Seeking a highly motivated individual who is, intellectually curious professional interested in conducting cutting edge research in morphological data processing, structural data science interpretation leading to developing an intramural or extramurally supported research portfolio. This individual will support multiple projects that require structural data processing, and will work with senior investigators to research, develop and evaluate algorithms for a variety of image and signal processing applications. This person may also support numerical analysis and simulation on projects involving a variety of neuroinflammatory related phenomena. The successful candidate will have a solid background in applied image processing, statistics, signal processing, and quantification of image and signaling data. The ideal candidate would have experience writing scientific software and applying such software tools for 3 dimensional visualization and quantification.
Essential duties and responsibilities
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of imaging and other related laboratory protocols; ability to meet deadlines of projects; excellent interpersonal, oral/written, and presentation communication skills, demonstrated ability to participate in team projects. Ability to clearly communicate complex ideas at meetings and symposia, high motivation and ability for multitasking performance.
PhD degree in bio-mathematics, statistics, computer science, electrical or biomedical engineering, or a similar related field, and 0-2 years related research experience either as part of degree program or post-degree.
Physical Capabilities: requires long periods of sitting and standing; handling of various chemicals
Supervisory Responsibilities/Controls: supervises junior laboratory staff or graduate/medical students.
Work Environment: laboratory environment
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Director of Human Resources.