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Senior Research Scientist/Engineer at KRI LLC

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Position Information

Position Title Senior Research Scientist/Engineer at KRI LLC
Requisition Number STFR003822
Division/College Research and Graduate Education
Interdisciplinary Division/College
Location Burlington
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
Grade 12
Posting Date 11/17/2017

Seeking Research Scientist/Engineer at the George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security at Northeastern University LLC (KRI).
Multiple Positions Immediately Available at multiple ranks.

Individual(s) work under the programs of the Kostas Research Institute (KRI) which spans research, development and prototyping. Technical staff are engaged in experiment, theory and modeling and simulation, and interact with academic, industry, and government researchers, engineers and technologists. The KRI is seeking experimental expertise and experience in its early hires under this solicitation, although outstanding candidates in other areas of expertise will be considered. Technical staff have access to state-of-the-art instrumentation and capable facilities. The positions provide a unique opportunity and expectation to develop a self-directed research, applied research, and development program. Successful applicants who achieve early success in their position will have the opportunity to assume increasing levels of technical leadership as the KRI grows. Full funding is guaranteed for up to three years as successful applicants attract their own external funding.
Currently seeking experienced engineers and scientists in the areas of:

- Additive manufacturing
- Artificial intelligence (AI)
- Autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV)
- Autonomous systems
- Battery technologies
- Communications
- Cyber
- Cybersecurity
- Data analytics
- Device development
- Electromagnetics and electromagnetic devices
- Electronics
- Materials
- Materials synthesis
- Network engineering
- Robotics
- Secure communications
- Sensors
- Thermal management
- Unmanned aerial systems (UAS), and
unmanned ground systems (UGS).

US citizenship and eligibility for security clearance is required; active security clearance preferred. PhD preferred, but will consider experienced engineers and scientists who have attained BS, BE or MSE levels of education.


Experienced PhD level research engineers and scientists or engineer with deep experience.
US citizenship and eligibility for security clearance is required; active security clearance preferred.
Must be able to develop a self-directed research, applied research, and development program.

Additional Information

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Are you a US Citizen?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you currently hold an active security clearance?
    • Yes
    • No