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Posted: Thursday, March 9, 2017 7:27 PM

Principal Scientist (Neuroscience) (Job Number:425067)
Description:
JOB DESCRIPTION:
: Directly assist and support Government leadership in all technical aspects of managing multiple research and development (R and D) projects and contracts, to include providing expert technical advice and insights about relevant technologies.
: Analyze technical data deliverables and publications from development contractors to assess the significance of their results and identify technical issues.
: Provide coordination and technical oversight of testing and evaluation of Program efforts / deliverables by development contractors, to include analysis of data and results.
: Provide independent review and summary of technical literature, including surveys and summaries of relevant Government, academic, and contracted research.
: Provide technical and programmatic support for emerging concepts, studies, projects, technologies and other work in related areas.
: Draft summary briefings and reports and support periodic reviews and impromptu reporting requirements.
: Analyze and resolve financial and programmatic issues in collaboration with a program analyst.
: In addition to the LOE support to the program, support may be required for seedling projects and other program related activities.
Qualifications:
REQUIRED:
: PhD in neuroscience, physics or a related discipline with 4 years of experience studying coding and computation in high:throughput recordings of neural activity from behaving animals using quantitative methods, such as dimensionality reduction, time series analysis, and machine learning approaches.
: Demonstrated experience in at least 3 of the following disciplines: high:throughput electrophysiology, multi:photon microscopy, optogenetics, circuit mapping, methods for manipulating cognitive processes in behaving animals.
: Training and demonstrated capabilities in applied mathematics and computer science. Must be proficient with at least one numerical analysis and statistics framework (e.g. NumPy, Matlab, R) and one general:purpose programming language (e.g. Python, Java, C).
: Two years of experience coordinating collaborative projects with diverse technical contributors and aggressive timelines for achieving results, as evidenced by research publications, public data sets or other artifacts of work.
: Clearable to TS or TS/SCI
DESIRED:
: Strong background in systems neuroscience, with at least 2 years of experience studying the circuit basis of cognition.
: Strong background in machine learning (ML), with at least 2 years of experience using modern ML techniques to support scientific research or solve other challenging problems.
: Active Clearance.
: Formal training in theoretical neuroscience.
: Professional software development experience.
: Experience using cloud computing technologies.
: At least two (2) years of experience with the IC or other Government:run analysis and evaluation.
SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC provides systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees and annual revenues of about 4.3 billion.
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
Job Posting: Feb 2, 2017, 1:21:45 PM
Primary Location: United States:MD:RIVERDALE
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full:time

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