Apply for AIRC Research Fellowship at Stevens Institute of Technology in New Jersey, United States of America. The Systems Engineering Research Center/Acquisition Innovation Research Center (SERC/AIRC) at Stevens Institute of Technology is seeking highly motivated senior thought leaders in the greater Washington D.C. area and in Hoboken, NJ, to join as an AIRC Research Fellow to lead advanced technical and policy research activities and ensure the successful execution of defense acquisition innovation projects. Appointments are typically for one year and renewable upon the availability of funds.
- Activities will depend on the projects as assigned and may include the following:
- Lead the conceptual formulation, prototyping, and transitioning of innovative approaches for improving acquisition outcomes through the digital transformation of processes, data collection and governance, data sharing, and analysis.
- Assess statutes, regulations, policies, and guidance related to specific functions in the defense acquisition system, including effects on government and industry performance outcomes. Identify potential waivers or changes that could improve acquisition outcomes while assessing their costs, benefits, risks, side effects, and implications for government and industry.
- Interface frequently with government representatives to understand and assess their needs and problems, identify and access data, share preliminary results, identify schedule constraints, prepare status reports, develop technical briefings and reports, and summarize findings for non-specialists.
Candidates must have the following qualifications to apply for AIRC Research Fellowship at Stevens Institute of Technology
- Ph.D. or significant related work experience in Computer Science, Data Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Management, Operations Research, Law, Business, Public Policy, Economics, or another appropriate field or discipline.
- Evidence of excellence in research and development as demonstrated through academic or industry research results and relevant work experience.
- Demonstrated ability to lead interdisciplinary and multi-organizational teams in developing innovative approaches to practical operational problems and executing cooperative, multidisciplinary research.
- Faculty, program or line management experience, including proposal writing and reviews, innovative idea generation, drafting technical statements of work, PI and team development and recruiting, financial reviews, and publications.
- Excellent communications skills in conveying acquisition challenges to researchers and explaining technical results to non-specialists.
Stevens Institute of Technology is a private research university in Hoboken, New Jersey. Stevens is composed of four academic schools: the Charles V. Schaefer Jr. School of Engineering and Science, the School of Systems and Enterprises, the School of Business, and the College of Arts and Letters. There are 29 undergraduate majors and a 7:1 student to faculty ratio. Graduate offerings include 22 Ph.D. programs, 43 master’s programs, 122 certificate programs, and graduate-level offerings custom-designed for corporations.
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