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Los Alamos National Laboratory Group Leader (R&D Manager 4) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

Vacancy Name: IRC73423


Job Title Group Leader (R&D Manager 4)

Location Los Alamos, NM, US

Organization Name CCS-6/Computer, Computational & Statistical Sciences

Minimum Salary

Maximum Salary

What You Will Do

The CCS-6 Statistical Sciences Group at Los Alamos National Laboratory is looking for excellent candidates who seek a challenging career in research, development, and collaborative application of statistical methods.

Statisticians in the Statistical Sciences Group work with world-leading scientists in a wide range of science, technology, and engineering areas such as materials science and advanced manufacturing, environmental modeling, next-generation energy science and technology, space and planetary systems science, cosmology, epidemiology and public health, cyber security and network science, image and multi-source signals analysis, future computing, and analysis of complex engineered systems including the nuclear stockpile. The group is recognized for research and applications in many areas of statistical methodology, including Bayesian methods, validation and uncertainty quantification of computer models, design and analysis of experiments, reliability, sample planning, analysis of measurement systems, Monte Carlo and computer-intensive methods, spatial modeling, statistical computation, statistical graphics and visualization, and statistical learning. High-performance computing and simulation play a large and growing role in many of these disciplines and applications. Scientists in CCS-6 support multiple mission efforts including the nuclear weapons program, nonproliferation programs, the DOE Office of Science program, and other Department of Energy initiatives.

The CCS-6 Group Leader is a member of the Computer, Computational, and Statistical Sciences Division leadership team and is responsible for technical leadership and management for the Statistical Sciences Group. The Group Leader will participate in the recruiting and developing a diverse scientific workforce and provide scientific and programmatic leadership. The group leader is expected to be an effective leader of people with outstanding communication skills and is responsible for ensuring excellence in administrative, financial, safety, and security aspects of the group. Group-level managers in CCS Division are expected to actively participate in technical projects and effectively balance leadership and technical contributions.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements for R&D Manager4 ($129,800-$225,200)

  • Demonstrated accomplishment and expertise in one or more of the technical areas of the group including a strong record of peer-reviewed publications

  • Experience leading technical projects from fiscal, deliverable, and technical perspectives

  • Demonstrated ability to create teams and to coach, mentor, and lead technical staff

  • Record of developing and executing research and technical activities in a diverse scientific environment

  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems across organizational boundaries

  • Record of excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to obtain DOE Q clearance

Desired Skills

  • Demonstrated experience in successful proposal writing and program development

  • Technical leadership experience in national security science programs

  • Demonstrated experience with NNSA and/or DOE Office of Science programs

  • Demonstrated experience in the conduct or support of science involving national and international collaboration

  • Leadership experience with administrative, personnel, budget, and/or programmatic business systems and procedures

  • Demonstrated ability to identify and respond to new funding opportunities and participate effectively in long‐range planning and program development activities

Education: Ph.D. in statistics, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Notes to Applicants

  • Professional, programmatic, and program development travel is expected

  • The applicant should provide a detailed cover letter addressing the Job Requirements along with the resume

Additional Details:

Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements

  • for access to classified matter.

  • Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

Regular position: Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.

Internal Applicants: Please refer to Laboratory policy P701 for applicant eligibility.

Equal Opportunity: Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regards to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Where You Will Work

Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

Our diverse workforce enjoys a collegial work environment focused on creative problem solving, where everyone’s opinions and ideas are considered. We are committed to work-life balance and personal/professional growth. Our creative and dedicated computational professionals are our greatest asset and we take pride in cultivating their talents, supporting and enabling their successes. Los Alamos, New Mexico, enjoys excellent weather, clean air, and outstanding public schools. Los Alamos is a safe, low-crime, family-oriented community with concerts and events as well as quick travel to many top ski resorts, scenic hiking and biking trails, and easy access to a range of recreational pursuits. Many employees enjoy the proximity to the nearby state capital, Santa Fe, which is known for world-class restaurants, art galleries, opera, and cultural events.

Appointment Type Regular


Contact Details

Contact Name Broge, Margaret Ann

Email mbroge@lanl.gov

Work Telephone

Req ID: IRC73423