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There is a need to fill 1 Office of Naval Research Science Advisor (SA) position. SAs typically serve 3 year appointments, and remain on the roles of their home activity. SAs serve on the staff of a major joint, Navy, or Marine Corps command; assist and advise the host Commander and staff in the identification of Warfighting Capability Gaps that have a critical impact on combat readiness; and serve as the primary interface between the command and the RDT&E community in finding & implementing solutions. As a Science Advisor, you must have a specific understanding of the current DoN S&T planning and experimentation process to focus on transition of technology. Positions require a TS/SCI clearance and the ability to go into the field. Typically, 20-40% of the Science Advisors time will be spent on travel. Top candidates have experience with senior-level briefings and negotiations concerning prioritization of technological requirements. Current needs include:
*Commander, Naval Forces Central Command/U.S. Fifth Fleet, NAVCENT, Bahrain. Concerned with programs relating to all aspects of joint and naval warfare, including all technical aspects of space, air, surface and underwater weapon and sensor platforms and systems. Specific areas of responsibility include problem definition and solution recommendation for command S&T issues and consultation with NAVCENT subordinate commands on prioritized command S&T matters. Requires experience in R&D work related to improving major campaign operation execution, force protection, C4ISR, maritime security & interception operations, theater missile defense, surface warfare, anti-mine warfare, anti-submarine warfare, counter UAS, and theater security cooperation.
*Position is considered emergency essential
*Please note, this position is telework eligible once relocated to Bahrain.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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