Research Scientist - Finite Element Analysis/Computational Fluid Dynamics

Updated: March 8, 2018
Job ID: 213571
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Location: Frederick, MD, United States

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HJF is seeking a Research Scientist – Finite Element Analysis/Computational Fluid Dynamics to support the Structural and Fluid Mechanics group within 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 physiological modeling using finite element analysis (FEA) and/or computational fluid dynamics (CFD).
  2. Analyze and model biomechanics data with relevance to, but not limited to, pulmonary health, bone health, heat transfer, and traumatic brain injury using FEA/CFD.
  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.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: The candidate should have a Ph.D. in a related discipline, extensive computational experience, and a strong publication record.  PLEASE APPLY ONLY IF YOU HAVE PROVEN COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY EXPERIENCE.

Minimum Education/Training Requirements:  PhD in a related discipline required.

Experience: 0 – 2 years of experience to include computational experience.

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 qualification to be considers as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Director of Human Resources.