Research Scientist - Computational Modeling

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Updated: June 29, 2019
Job ID: 214588
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Location: Frederick, MD, United States

Join the HJF Team!

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation (HJF) is looking for a Research Scientist III - Computational Modeling to join the DoD Biotechnology High Performance Computing Software Applications Institute (BHSAI) [http://bhsai.org/]. The BHSAI, located in Frederick, Maryland, performs computational modeling research to help develop biomedical solutions for our Soldiers. HJF provides scientific, technical, and programmatic support services to the BHSAI.  A background requirement is that the employee must have lived in the U.S. three years out of the past five years.

This opening is for dynamic senior scientists with a Ph.D. degree in Engineering, Physics, Math, or related physical-science discipline interested in working in an interdisciplinary environment.

Responsibilities:

  1. Develop and apply computational solutions to biomedical problems, involving signal processing of time-series data; image analysis; data mining; data-driven-, phenomenological- or first-principles-based modeling; and artificial intelligence. Experience in physiological modeling is a plus. 
  2. Knowledge of MATLAB and associated toolboxes is required.
  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.
  6. Complete projects as needed.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF YOU HAVE PROVEN COMPUTATIONAL EXPERIENCE. The candidate is expected to simultaneously work on multiple projects, involving a diverse and interdisciplinary team of scientists across multiple laboratories. 

Minimum Education: The candidate should have a Ph.D. in a related discipline, extensive computational experience, and a strong publication record. 

Minimum Experience/Training Requirements: 6-10 years of relevant experience. 

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

Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.  

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.
 

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