Institute for Defense Analyses

Position ID: IDA-2022RSMCCRL [#18626]
Position Title: Research Staff Member - CCRL
Position Type: Other
Position Location: San Diego, California 92121, United States [map]
Application Deadline: 2021/11/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/10/14, finished 2022/05/21, listed until 2022/01/31)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The IDA Center for Communications Research, La Jolla, invites applications to be a member of our research staff. We are part of a non-profit corporation, the Institute for Defense Analyses, and our research is done to benefit the National Security Agency. Our working environment feels like a mathematics department at a leading research university, albeit without any students, free of administrative burdens, and with a greater emphasis on collaborative research. The scientific scope is broad and varied, including proving theorems, high-performance implementations of mathematical algorithms, practical machine learning, and sophisticated statistical data analyses. Our staff is enthusiastic about collaboration, multidisciplinary teams, and combining theory and practice.

We are located in San Diego, California, which boasts one of the best climates in the US and many attractions including a wide array of outdoor recreation, renowned arts and culture, family-friendly activities, fine regional cuisine, and outstanding craft beverages.

The start date for this position is flexible, but we anticipate that a typical applicant will want to begin work in fall 2022.

Qualifications - US citizenship is required. - Employment is contingent on obtaining an appropriate security clearance (which we will sponsor). - A PhD in mathematics, statistics, computer science, or a related field is preferred.

Interested individuals should apply via Please submit an AMS cover sheet; a cover letter; CV; a discussion of your research; and three letters of recommendation (preferred) or names and contact information of three people who can speak knowledgeably about your research contributions. Applications received by November 15, 2021, will receive full consideration.

IDA is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that is free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, genetic characteristic or any other legally protected condition or characteristic.

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Further Info:
4320 Westerra Ct
San Diego, CA 92121