Senior Scientist

Job Title: 
Senior Scientist
Job Type: 
Full Time
Location: 
Cambridge, MA
Qualifications/Job Description: 

We are seeking a scientist with a background in one or more of the following areas:

Computational social science modeling
Biomedical engineering
Computational biology (bioinformatics)
Cognitive neuroscience
Human state assessment technology
This is an excellent opportunity to research, implement, and evaluate approaches inspired by the area(s) above within well-defined operational domains.

You will work to identify requirements of the domain and then design novel research and development programs that address unique challenges. You will remain abreast of current research in multiple relevant fields and apply the findings of this research to your R&D efforts. You will coordinate with our team of engineers to develop prototypes and fieldable systems that highlight the innovation and practical applications of your work. You will support the evaluation (both empirical and qualitative) of these systems and the documentation of your results in a form suitable for peer-reviewed publication. You will also lead proposals for future research and design programs.

Major Responsibilities/Activities:

Develop business in various DoD and Intelligence Community R&D organizations by presenting and selling innovative technical solutions to potential new customers
Analyze and understand customer problems and issues
Pursue novel technologies to implement solutions, including establishing new areas of research
Work with software engineers in developing and demonstrating interface solutions
Conduct technical discussions with customers
Contribute to and lead proposal efforts for new business
Contribute as an author for reports and papers, and present work at briefings and conferences when appropriate
Minimum Requirements:

U.S. Citizenship
PhD degree in Computational Social Science, Biomedical Engineering, Bioinformatics, or Cognitive Neuroscience.
Passion for evangelizing the unique benefits of specific R&D concepts that you develop
Demonstrated ability to regularly develop new methods/approaches to create novel contributions to the state of the art
Demonstrated ability to lead identification of technical, user, and customer-focused opportunities across multiple projects and relationships within a Group or Division
Strong verbal and written skills to support proposal writing, interaction with customers, and presentations at technical conferences
Demonstrated ability to generate clear, concise, and grammatically correct written materials
Strong fit with Company goals and values (work ethic, attitude, interest in work)
Nice to have:

Strong track record of program capture and program leadership in DoD and IC-relevant R&D organizations
Strong reputation in your field of practice; experts encouraged to apply
A record of publications in relevant communities
Military experience
Knowledge and experience with software languages and platforms
Benefits:

Charles River Analytics offers competitive compensation plus bonus and profit-sharing, with an attractive benefits package including: up to 92% employer-paid medical and 100% employer-paid dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid maternity/paternity leave, tuition reimbursement, monthly gym allowance, free parking, generous paid time off, and a casual environment. We are also accessible by public transportation.

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Charles River Analytics is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, military service, veteran status, age, ancestry, genetic information, gender identity and expression or disability.

Charles River Analytics is an Affirmative Action Employer and complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA). If you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position at Charles River Analytics, please indicate so on your application.

Company Name: 
Charles River Analytics
How To Apply: 
Please apply here: https://www.cra.com/careers/job-listings?gh_jid=469483
Contact Name: 
Amanda Florentine
Start Date: 
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Should this position be emailed to the job opportunities mailing list?: 
Yes