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Supervisory Interdisciplinary Position Head, Radar Analysis Branch

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
Washington DC, District of Columbia
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Career Opportunity for

Supervisory Interdisciplinary Position


(NP-0855-IV Electronics Engineer,


NP-1310-IV Research Physicist, NP-1520-IV Mathematician)


Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), Washington, DC

 Salary range:  $112,764--$164,200 per annum


(This position is eligible for 5% Supervisory Pay Differential on base pay

in addition to annual salary.  With the differential, the salary can be up

to $171,033 per annum dependent on qualifications.)


Become a leader in an elite research and development community at the Naval

Research Laboratory that pioneered and has led the development and

application of radar technology for over 85 years.


The NRL Radar Division seeks outstanding candidates for the position of

Head, Radar Analysis Branch.  This is a leadership position requiring

in-depth scientific and technical knowledge of radar systems, technologies,

techniques, and applications as well as excellent skills in problem solving,

communication, business development, and employee development and

supervision.  The selected candidate will be responsible for managing

programs that encompass a wide spectrum of research directed at advanced

concepts and technology in radar and related sensors that are applicable to

existing and future Navy and Department of Defense systems. 


Duties include the planning and oversight of projects, managing financial

and personnel resources, and stimulating and developing new research

opportunities in radar technologies as they relate to the basic and applied

research efforts of the Branch and consistent with Radar Division

objectives. This requires reviewing and evaluating new ideas and concepts,

developing and marketing new projects to sponsors, and recruiting and hiring

staff to meet mid- and long-term research effort requirements while ensuring

that the technical work of the branch is reported in a timely manner.  These

research efforts include target signature prediction and control,

ultra-wideband antennas, inverse synthetic aperture radar (ISAR), automatic

target recognition, and applications of machine learning and artificial

intelligence.  For additional information about the Radar Division, visit

pages 52-53 of the NRL Fact Book at



Qualified applicants must have demonstrated knowledge and experience in

planning, organizing, conducting, and communicating major Research and

Development (R&D) projects in the following areas:  Radar systems &

applications, electromagnetic theory & modeling, radar image processing,

and/or radar signal processing.


The Naval Research Laboratory conducts research in a broad range of

scientific and engineering disciplines of interest to the Navy. Candidates

interested in pursuing a career in research are encouraged to apply.

Candidate must be a US Citizen and be able to obtain and maintain the

required level of security clearance. NRL is an equal opportunity employer.


Resumes and transcripts should be emailed to Kelly.Weese@nrl.navy.mil

mailto:Kelly.Weese@nrl.navy.mil  .


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