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Senior Science Advisor DARPA

Senior Science Advisor DARPA

# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-VA-Arlington
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Type 
Regular Full-Time

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Overview

CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world. We apply a customized, customer-centric, cost-effective business approach to offer greater value to our clients and challenge the way things have always been done in our field.

 

CAMRIS clients include U.S. government agencies and multilateral and private organizations. Our core practice areas include public health, agriculture and food security, economic development, education, environment, humanitarian assistance, democracy and governance, and medical research.

 

CAMIRS seeks candidates for the upcoming Technical and Analytical Support Services (TASS) IDIQ with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The purpose of the contract is to provide high-level advisory and assistance services to support DARPA’s mission: “to create breakthrough technologies for national security by making pivotal investments in new technology-driven ideas for the United States.”

Responsibilities

Experience:

At least five (5) years of experience in technical, scientific, or managerial fields providing problem definition, analysis, requirements development, and implementation for complex to extremely complex technologies or technological systems.

 

Demonstrated skill in conceiving, planning, and conducting research and analysis in difficult technological problem areas of considerable scope and complexity requiring unconventional or novel approaches and sophisticated research techniques.

 

Individual will have demonstrated ability to make decisions independently on R&D engineering problems and methods, in resolving important questions, and planning and coordinating work.

 

Individual will have demonstrated experience in the use of advanced techniques, theories, precepts, and practices in a scientific or technological discipline.

 

Demonstration of all these attributes in R&D in one or more DARPA technical areas is preferred.

 

At least five years extensive experience, background and knowledge of one or more DARPA programs is highly desirable. At least three years of experience working with DARPA Program Managers is highly desirable.



Qualifications

Education:

Bachelor's of Science or Art degree in a scientific or technological discipline. Master's Degree or Ph.D. in a scientific or technological discipline is preferred.