Research Scientist - Finite Element Analysis/Computational Fluid Dynamics Modeling (209289)

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation
Frederick, Maryland
June 22 2015
Position Type
Full Time

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation (HJF) is looking for junior and senior scientists to join the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command’s Biotechnology High Performance Computing Software Applications Institute (BHSAI) []. HJF provides scientific, technical, and programmatic support services to the BHSAI. 

This opening is for dynamic scientists interested in working in an interdisciplinary environment.


  1. Develop and apply computational solutions to biomedical problems involving physiological modeling using finite element analysis (FEA) and/or computational fluid dynamics (CFD).
  2. Analyze and model biomechanics data with relevance to, but not limited to, pulmonary health, bone health, heat transfer, and traumatic brain injury using FEA/CFD.
  3. Work simultaneously on multiple projects, involving a diverse and interdisciplinary team of scientists across multiple laboratories.
  4. Prepare research proposals, progress reports, and manuscripts for submission to scientific journals.
  5. Present research methods and findings at appropriate scientific conferences.

The candidate should have a Ph.D. in a related discipline, extensive computational experience, and a strong publication record.  PLEASE APPLY ONLY IF YOU HAVE PROVEN COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY EXPERIENCE.

Foreign nationals are welcome to apply. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is not required. This position is located in Frederick, Maryland.

Please apply on-line at click “Advanced Search” and enter job number 209289 in the Job Opening ID box.

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine (HJF) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.