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    **This is an interdisciplinary job. Series assigned to individual positions under this job will be determined based on the selectee's paramount qualifications at the time of selection.**

    Serves as Senior Research Scientist (Weapons Effects/Structural Dynamics) in the Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory, US Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), with responsibility for the planning, directing, and execution of basic and applied research, exploratory development, and advanced development in the technological and functional area of the Army's Survivability and Protective Structures mission. Research efforts include: computational structural dynamics relating to material modeling of concrete and geologic materials; weapons and explosion phenomenology including air-blast, ground-shock fragmentation, cratering, and ejecta; soil-structure and fluid-structure interaction; and the response of conventional and hardened structures to failure. The purpose of this position is to: (a) supply focus, technical leadership, and quality control for 6.1, 6.2, and 6.3 efforts; (b) serve as senior contact with senior technical leadership within HQUSACE; USAES; National Academy of Science; other Army, Navy, Air Force, and OSD organizations; other federal agencies; academia; the private sector; and foreign national laboratories; (c) develop technology programs; and (d) ensure technology/peer-reviewed publications are of the highest caliber and responsive. The incumbent of the position is a world leader in research in force protection, or one of the key supporting areas of investigation, and an outstanding role model for other scientists and engineers. There is a need for the capability to apply an extensive technical background and broad experience in solving problems and developing guidelines for others as evidenced in professional journal publications, international conferences, and in professional associations; thus, impacting the Army, other federal agencies, academia, the private sector, and the international community.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


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