Research Scientist II, Mathematical Modeling - Biotechnology High Performance Computing Software Applications Institute - Military Veterans

at Henry M. Jackson Foundation

Frederick, Maryland

Join the HJF Team !

HJF is seeking a Research Scientist II to support the Biotechnology High-Performance Computing Software Applications Institute (BHSAI) located in Frederick, MD. HJF provides scientific, technical, and programmatic support services to BHSAI.

The mission of the BHSAI is to perform interdisciplinary research, combining physical, computational, and life-science research, to improve the efficiency and efficacy in the development of militarily relevant medical products for Force Health Protection.

The incumbent will lead the development and execution of research projects. Supervises projects and investigates the feasibility of applying a wide variety of scientific principles and concepts to potential inventions, products, and problems. Develops new technologies and protocols.

Responsibilities:
  1. Demonstrates cross-disciplinary knowledge, leadership, and communication. Designs and implements experimental protocol.
  2. Trains and supervises technical staff and other scientists. Coordinates with other technical and professional staff.
  3. Collects, processes, and interprets experimental data. Assess strengths and weaknesses of work.
  4. Prepares publication-ready manuscripts. Finalizes reports and reviews for submission to scientific journals and patent applications.
  5. Makes scientific observations, maintains detailed workbooks/documentation, and ensures documentation fulfills generally accepted professional/industry standards.
  6. Coordinates and prepares new grant and funding applications.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of applicable complex scientific procedures and techniques; excellent communication skills; ability to troubleshoot technical procedures; ability to work independently and supervise others.

Minimum Education: Doctoral Degree in a scientific field.

Minimum Experience/ Training Requirements: 5-8 years of relevant experience.

Supervisory Responsibilities: May recommend the following: employee hiring, disciplinary action, and starting salaries; provide input on employee performance evaluations.

Background/Security: Must have lived in the U.S. 3 out of the past 5 years; eligible to obtain and maintain a Tier I investigation.

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.

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.

Frederick, Maryland

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc. (HJF) is a global organization dedicated to advancing military medical research. We serve military, medical, academic and government clients by administering, managing and supporting preeminent scientific programs that benefit members of the armed forces and civilians alike.

The not-for-profit Foundation is authorized by Congress to support research at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) and throughout military medicine. Since its founding in 1983, HJF has served as a vital link between the military medical community and its federal and private partners. The Foundation’s support and administrative capabilities allow military medical researchers and clinicians to maintain their scientific focus and to accomplish their research goals effectively and efficiently.