The U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine (USARIEM) is seeking candidates for a Department of the Army, full-time Supervisory Research Scientist position to serve as Chief of the Military Performance Division (MPD).
USARIEM’s mission is to provide solutions to enhance Warfighter health and performance through biomedical research. The specific mission of MPD, one of four research divisions at USARIEM, is to conduct research to optimize and enhance military performance (physical, cognitive, and neurobehavioral), prevent performance decrements, and sustain and optimize performance and readiness to ensure Soldier effectiveness and well-being.
The candidate will oversee the development, execution and reporting of MPD’s research efforts in areas including Musculoskeletal Injury Reduction, Physical Performance Optimization and Assessment, Return to Combat Effectiveness Following Musculoskeletal Injuries, Military Biomechanics, Injury and Performance Epidemiology, and Neurological Performance and Readiness. The candidate will be required to lead, manage, and provide strategic oversight to a group of 65+ civilians, military and contracted personnel. USARIEM offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position is equivalent to a senior scientist or tenured faculty department Chair position.
Doctoral degree in Physiology, Exercise/Rehabilitation Science, Kinesiology, Public Health, Epidemiology, Biology, Psychology or related fields. Extensive knowledge and experience in conducting and directing scientific biomedical research through basic and applied phases, experience in technology demonstration and advanced development, and a strong record of supervisory and team-building experience are important considerations for this position. Must be a U.S. citizen.
The anticipated start date is Spring 2021.
Qualified applicants should send cover letter and resume or current CV to:
For any inquiries, please send an email to the above address.
Applications close 1 December 2020.