Chief Scientist - National & Homeland Security
Company: Battelle Energy Alliance
Location: Idaho Falls
Posted on: February 19, 2021
Does a career focused on changing the world's energy future
intrigue you? If so, we might have just the opportunity you're
Idaho National Laboratory's (INL) National and Homeland Security
(N&HS) Science and Technology Directorate is seeking a Chief
Scientist. In this role you will provide scientific and strategic
leadership for INL's mission, and serve as a senior adviser to the
Associate Lab Director (ALD) in achieving overall directorate
objectives. It's an exciting time to join INL!
- Understanding the full scope of N&HS work and ensure
alignment between N&HS strategic objectives and the
laboratory's strategic/scientific objectives.
- Ensuring that N&HS delivers quality, relevant and impactful
research and development and crafts a compelling description of
N&HS accomplishments to advance the standing, recognition,
performance evaluation and branding of the Laboratory.
- Facilitating the production of key reports and publications,
ensuring high quality and consistency.
- Leading initiatives to increase the quality and rate of
publications, including classified publications, that present new
insights and techniques of leaders with vision in N&HS mission
- Acting as a highly effective asset to N&HS leadership in
ensuring that INL core competencies and capabilities are developed
and applied in effective and innovative ways to address national
- Helping implement the ALD's vision for creating and sustaining
world class R&D capabilities in key mission areas such as
control and cyber-physical system security, nuclear
nonproliferation, and defense systems.
- Assisting in the recruitment of qualified researchers.
Establishing and monitoring appropriate and effective mentoring
activities for inexperienced staff.
- Proactively leading the effective management of the Lab
Directed Research & Development (LDRD) portfolio. Minimum
- PhD in a science, engineering, or national security subject
area and at least 15 years' relevant experience.
- Must be a U.S. citizen and have the ability to obtain and
maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance.
- Experience in working with DOE, universities, industry, and
other external entities.
- Experience in other INL mission areas is highly desired. Job
- Salary Grade: 260 INL Overview:
INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory
dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's mission in
nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more
than 5,000 scientists, researchers, and support staff, the
laboratory works with national and international governments,
universities and industry partners to discover new science and
development technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and
renewable energy, national security, and environmental
Our mission is to discover, demonstrate and secure innovative
nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical
Our vision is to change the world's energy future and secure our
nation's critical infrastructure.
Selective Service Requirements:
To be eligible for employment at INL males born after December 31,
1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS).
For more information see .
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is an Equal Employment Opportunity
(EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide equal employment
opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic
information. Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to
When applying to positions please provide a resume and answer all
questions on the following screens. Applicants, who fail to provide
a resume or answer the questions, may be deemed ineligible for
Benefits, Salary, and Relocation:
We have an extremely competitive salary structure, robust
relocation package, and phenomenal benefits. For more information,
please visit: .
Primary Location : US-ID-Idaho Falls
Job : Business Development
Organization : National & Homeland Security (Dxxx)
Schedule : Full-time
Employee Status : Regular
Job Posting : Jan 28, 2021, 12:32:16 PM
Unposting Date : Mar 1, 2021, 6:59:00 AM
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