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Cognitive Neuroscientist - Airman Systems Directorate

Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine
Dayton, Ohio 45433
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    Full Time

Join the HJF Team !

HJF is seeking a Cognitive Neuroscientist to support the Airman Systems Directorate (ASD) located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, OH. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to ASD. US citizenship required.

Cognitive Neuroscience is a major Core Research Area (CRA) within the 711th Human Performance Wing (HPW) at AFRL. The mission of this CRA is to enhance Airman performance through the understanding of cognitive, psychological, neurophysiological, and physical performance. The group consists of leading researchers in the fields of Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology, Neuromodulation, Neurobiology, Behavioral Neuroscience, Biomedical Engineering, along with Software and Algorithm development. The team seeks to develop and validate assessments of cognitive state & readiness and performance predictions in both real-time and post-mission to inform and develop cognitive augmentation strategies and closed-loop neuromodulation technologies.


  1. Lead and manage research studies with minimal supervision and within time, budget and technical constraints while maintaining speed and efficiency to gain best results. (30%)
  2. Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and participate in ideation/brainstorming of new research ideas and develop research/funding proposals based on these ideas. (25%)
  3. Presents results to internal and external stakeholders and in scientific conferences and other public forums. Designs and executes experiments and ensures completion of technical milestones associated with each project. (20%)
  4. Leads or assists in producing high quality technical papers and participates in IP generation. (20%)
  5. Performs other duties as assigned. (5%)
  6. May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the supervisor. This may include attendance of and participation in required training for role.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Experience in using Brain Machine Interface (BMI) technologies for analyzing brain function including studying dynamic changes in the brain during cognitive processing, neuroplasticity, learning and predictive assessments.

Minimum Education: Doctoral degree is required. PhD in neuroscience, cognitive neuroscience, Biomedical/Neural/Electrical Engineering or related field required.

Minimum Experience/ Training Requirements: 5-8 years of relevant work experience required.

Background/Security: U.S. citizenship required; eligible to obtain and maintain a Tier III Investigation/ Secret Clearance and Common Access Card (CAC).

Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.


Posted: 2020-10-15 Expires: 2020-11-14

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Cognitive Neuroscientist - Airman Systems Directorate

Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine
Dayton, Ohio 45433

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