Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine

Application ID:Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine-RSII [#17400, RESEA01655]
Application Title: Research Scientist II - Physiological Data Modeling - Biotechnology High-Performance Computing Software Applications Institute
Application Type:Other
Location:Frederick, Maryland 21702, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Mathematics
Biomedical Engineering
Computational Science and Engineering (more...)
Appl Deadline: (posted 2020/10/29, listed until 2020/12/01)

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Join the HJF Team !

HJF is seeking a Research Scientist II – Physiological Data Modeling 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.

A prior background in biomedical modeling is preferred but not required. Candidates with a Ph.D. in Engineering, Computational Physics or Mathematics are encouraged to apply.


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. (30%) 2.Analyze and model physiological data with relevance to, but not limited to, cognitive performance, physical performance, trauma, sleep disorders, and therapeutic interventions using MATLAB and associated toolboxes. Extensive experience in R and MATLAB is desired but not required. (20%) 3.Work simultaneously on multiple projects involving a diverse and interdisciplinary team of scientists (including biostatisticians, applied mathematicians, chemical and mechanical engineers, and physicists) across multiple laboratories. (20%) 4.Prepare research proposals, progress reports, and manuscripts for submission to scientific journals. (20%) 5.Present research methods and findings at appropriate scientific conferences. (10%) 6.May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the supervisor. This may include attendance of and participation in required training for role.

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 is required.

Minimum Experience/ Training Requirements: 6-8 years of relevant work experience is required.

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/ Public Trust and a Common Access Card (CAC).

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.

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