Bowhead is seeking a Senior Research Engineer for its PMO ASE contract in Raleigh, NC. The Senior Research Engineer will provide scientific and technical support to the BioTronics program, and to provide the necessary expertise and labor to formulate, capture, and develop additional research opportunities for the Army and DoD.
Scientific and technical support is required to advise on the management of extramural research programs in BioTronics, and to assist in day-to-day technical operations associated with executing the programs. Representative tasks to be performed independent of government supervision, direction and control include:
a) Help identify and assess research opportunities through interactions with the scientific community.
b) Identify qualified reviewers for proposals submitted against the ARO BAA and other requests for proposals.
c) Analyze other government agency programs supporting BioTronics research; identify, evaluate and report strategies to the BioTronics program manager for collaboration and leveraging of relevant research being executed in government laboratories, academia and industry.
d) Create reports documenting technical progress, financial status, metrics and possible future directions for the BioTronics program or other ARO programs to consider.
e) Analyze and review progress reports and technical documents to assess and make recommendations on scientific and technical progress for BioTronics programs. Summaries of accomplishments and assessments will be provided to the BioTronics program manager, the Electronics division chief, and other ARO personnel as requested.
f) Review and provide recommendations for budgets and fiscal plans.
SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must be able to maintain a security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.
• a Ph.D. in Electronics, Electrical Engineering, Biology, or similar scientific discipline, and have direct research experience in electrical engineering and/or cellular / sub-cellular phenomena and processes with 0-5 years of post-graduation work experience.
• Experience in the areas of discovery and manipulation of phenomena at the convergence of many types of energies (e.g., electrostatic, mechanical, and chemical terms), and at the intersection of electronics and biology broadly.
• Expertise in unique control and experimentation methodologies that are orthogonal to existing biochemical or genetic approaches, the dynamics of charged and polarized cellular components, and understanding and control of inter- and intra-cellular phenomena at the micro- and nano-scale is highly desired.
• The individual must be able to travel up to 25% of the time.
Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UICÆs Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. Applicants may be subject to a random drug screen, and must follow UICÆs Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program.
Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.