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Scientist Manager Injury Biomechanics and pathophysiology
801 N Quincy St #700 Arlington, VA 22203 US
Our client is actively seeking a talented Scientist Manager Injury Biomechanics and Pathophysiology. to work with a team located in Arlington, VA. This is a full-time, permanent opportunity with our client.
This position is a hybrid opportunity for 2-3 days in the office.
Seeking a Principal Scientist Manager to join the Health, Environment, Analytics, Risk, and Technology (HEART) Directorate. In this role, you would lead a multidisciplinary team in the development, programming, and validation of mathematical and predictive models aimed at practical solutions. The ideal candidate is a seasoned engineer or scientist, with a solid technical background in applied sciences, numerical methods, and data analysis, and someone who can explain complex mathematical models and outputs to a broad audience of decision makers and stakeholders. The candidate will work at the Algorithms, Modeling, and Assessments (AMA) Division offices.
- Lead multidisciplinary project teams to develop mathematical models of physiological response and health effects.
- Develop mathematical models and, as appropriate, work with programmers to develop scientific software for our customers.
- Work with your team to:
- Conceptualize and develop solutions to complex problems, developing pseudocode/software prototypes as appropriate.
- Mathematically integrate research concepts from subject matter experts (e.g. human physiology, biomechanics, radiation physics).
- Analyze and develop technical approaches to difficult problems relating exposure, dose, and response to operational outcomes such as performance.
- Develop documentation of methods and models for internal use, as well as for deliverables requested by our clients.
- Lead business development activities and proposal writing, developing technical approaches in response to proposal requirements, and communicating complex. concepts to a wide range of audiences.
- Bachelor’s degree with 12-15 years of experience, Master’s degree with 10-13 years of experience, or PhD with 8+ years of experience.
- 4 years of experience in a management capacity.
- Broad science and technology knowledge base that includes statistical and finite element modeling, clustering and classification, signal processing, and Machine Learning.
- Strong desire to learn on the job, conduct research on available approaches, and apply your skill sets in new and different ways to complex problems.
- Aptitude and desire to take on a leadership role as a Principal Investigator on a multi-year contract to support modeling of combined injuries in nuclear environments.
- At least 4 years of demonstrated experience in customer communication and project leadership.
- Well-developed oral and written communication skills.
- Experience with Microsoft Office products, e.g., Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
- Must be able to obtain a U.S. government security clearance, which includes U.S. citizenship.
- PhD in health physics, biomedical engineering, applied mathematics, biological mathematics, or a related discipline.
- Working knowledge of injury biomechanics and injury pathophysiology.
- Experience in using software packages for data analytics (for example, MATLAB, Python, R Studio, C++).
- Some familiarity with stochastic modeling and uncertainty quantification.
- Experience with LaTex is considered a plus.
- Active DoD security clearance is desirable.
A reasonable estimate of the pay range for this role is $180,000 - $185,000 per year.
The disclosed pay range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. The compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case, such as skills and experience levels.