Research Scientist - Physiological Data Modeling

Updated: March 8, 2018
Job ID: 213428
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Location: Frederick, MD, United States

Come Work at HJF!

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation (HJF) is looking for a Research Scientist - Physiological Data Modeling to join the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command’s Biotechnology High Performance Computing Software Applications Institute (BHSAI) [].  HJF provides scientific, technical, and programmatic support services to the BHSAI. 

This opening is for dynamic scientists interested in working in an interdisciplinary environment.


  1. Develop and apply computational solutions to biomedical problems, involving signal processing of time series physiological data, data mining, data-driven and physiological-based models, and artificial intelligence. 
  2. Analyze and model physiological data with relevance to, but not limited to, cognitive performance, sleep disorders, and therapeutic interventions using MATLAB and associated toolboxes.
  3. Work simultaneously on multiple projects, involving a diverse and interdisciplinary team of scientists across multiple laboratories.
  4. Prepare research proposals, progress reports, and manuscripts for submission to scientific journals.
  5. Present research methods and findings at appropriate scientific conferences.

Minimum Education/Training Requirements: PhD required

Minimum Experience:  2-4 years related experience, extensive computational experience, and a strong publication record.

Background Requirements: A background requirement is that the employee must have lived in the US three years out of the past five years.  Foreign nationals are welcome to apply. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is not required.

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 Chief Human Resources Officer.