Principal Research Scientist/Engineer VII (Huntsville)

first_img* How were you made aware of this opportunity?AU Employment websiteEmployment websites (Indeed, HigherEd Jobs, etc.)Veterans Assistance ServicesDisability Assistance ServicesNewspaperProfessional JournalListservHR emailSocial MediaState Employment ServiceWalk-inOther * Please select the answer that best describes your currentemployment relationship with Auburn University.Not a current Auburn employeeCurrent Auburn employee in position less than one yearCurrent Auburn employee in position more than one year Position DetailsRequisition NumberS239PHome Org NameEngineering AdministrationDivision NameSamuel Ginn Col of EngineeringPosition TitlePrincipal Research Scientist/Engineer VII (Huntsville)Job Class CodeHU01GAppointment StatusFull-timePart-time FTELimited TermYesLimited Term Length2 year limited term appointment, continuation of employment will becontingent upon availability of fundingJob SummaryThis is a pool posting for future vacancies in this jobclassification. Applications will be considered active for a periodof six months from the posting dateThese Openings are in Huntsville, ALThe Auburn University Huntsville Research Center ( AUHRC ) and theSamuel Ginn College of Engineering are seeking candidates formultiple positions of Principal Research Scientist/Engineer VI/ VIIin anticipation of securing contract funding in multiple areas ofengineering and science to include fields such as modeling andsimulation; systems engineering and integration; cyber securityengineering; critical infrastructure protection; advancedmanufacturing; additive manufacturing; materials science andengineering; assured position, navigation and timing; propulsionsystems and project management on multiple programs funded bygovernment and private industry. These positions will be located inHuntsville, Alabama and will report to the Associate Dean forResearch, College of Engineering. The successful candidates mayalso work with leaders of other units such as Auburn’s McCraryInstitute for Cyber and Critical Infrastructure Security, CyberResearch Center, National Center for Additive ManufacturingExcellence, and the Huntsville Research Center to identify anddevelop potential research sponsors in the strategic focus areas ofAuburn University research.Major responsibilities include providing technical expertise,through the various Auburn programs in subjects such as thoselisted above directly to government and industry sponsors.The successful candidate will provide technical support for one ormore of the following types of activities:Provide Subject Matter Expertise to senior leaders in governmentand industry related to subjects such as cyber security threats andsubsequent threat mitigation strategies and methods.Provide Subject Matter Expertise to senior leaders in governmentand industry related to protecting the nation’s criticalinfrastructure systems (energy, water, transportation, food,commerce, etc.).Provide Subject Matter Expertise to industry and governmentsponsors in the broad areas of modeling, simulation, and systemsengineering and integration.Provide Subject Matter Expertise to senior leaders in governmentand industry related to additive manufacturing, advancedmanufacturing, and advanced materials.Provide Subject Matter Expertise to senior leaders in governmentand industry related to vehicle dynamics and assured position,navigation, and timing.Provide Subject Matter Expertise to NASA and industry seniorleaders in payload integration including requirement definition andverification / validation of potential exploration payloads.Provide Subject Matter Expertise to NASA and industry seniorleaders in development and integration of NASA’s launch vehiclesand exploration programs.Collaborate with the nation’s community of industry, government,and academia on national policy and technology that affects variousdefense, aerospace, manufacturing, and related industry sectorsalong with federal, state, and local government agencies.Essential FunctionsEssential functions include, but are not limited to:Conducts contract research and creates progress and final reportsas necessary; provides technical management of research contractsand oversees the content and timeliness of contractdeliverables.Develops research proposals and budgets.Coordinates research opportunities between Auburn Universityfaculty and staff, local government agencies, and privateindustries.Initiates and cultivates relationships with agencies and industriesin order to build research and educational programs for AuburnUniversity.Establishes and grows research funding for Auburn University bypursuing local opportunities.Interfaces with Auburn University faculty and staff to build anin-depth knowledge of on-campus research capabilities.Candidate may supervise employees but supervision is not the mainfocus of the job; responsibilities could include training,mentoring, evaluating, and making or recommending pay, promotion orother employment decisions.Education LevelPhD from an accredited institutionField of StudyEngineering, science, management information science ( MIS ), orrelated technical field.Years of ExperienceLevel I no experienceArea of ExperienceEngineering and research practices and principles or science-basedprogramsRequirements for Additional Job LevelsLevel II- 2 years of professional experience;Level III – 4 years of professional experience;Level IV- 6 years of professional experience;Level V- 8 years of professional experience;Level VI- 10 years of professional experience;Level VII -12 years of professional experience;Education LevelField of StudyYears of ExperienceCandidates with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree may substituterelevant experience toward the PhD requirement at the rate of two(2) years relevant experience per year of required educationArea of ExperienceEngineering and research practices and principles or science-basedprogramsRequirements for Additional Job LevelsMinimum Skills and AbilitiesKnowledge of contracts, grants, budget, accounting, and financeprinciples is required. Technical knowledge in advanced systemsengineering or cyber security related research projects andprograms is required.Minimum Technology SkillsMinimum License and CertificationsDesired QualificationsExtensive experience with government agencies or industry inengineering or science-based applications. Additional years ofcombined experience in planning, directing, executing, andintegrating the work and resources of government agency/industryprojects or programs; experience in business planning anddevelopment including developing key strategic partnership andrelationships with Industry, government and research Institutions;excellent interpersonal communications skills.Salary GradeSalary Range$68,700 – $282,600Job CategoryEngineeringWorking Hours if Non-TraditionalList any hazardous conditions or physical demands required bythis positionPosting Date05/22/2020Closing DateEEO StatementAUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITYEMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employmentopportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex,religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protectedveteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, genderidentity, or any other classification protected by applicablelaw.Special Instructions to ApplicantsQuick Link for Internal Postings Needed to ApplyRequired DocumentsResumeCover LetterOptional DocumentsTranscriptsLetter of RecommendationCurriculum VitaeSupplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * Do you have a PhD from an accredited institution inEngineering, science, management information science (MIS), orrelated technical field?YesNo * How many years of experience do you possess in engineeringand research practices and principles, or science-basedprograms?(Open Ended Question)last_img