Program Manager, Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies & Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologie

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Rtp, North Carolina
Salary: $76,015- $163,335 (GS 12, step 1 through GS 15, step 10 equivalent)
Jan 22, 2019
Mar 23, 2019
Job Type
Full time

The Physical Sciences Directorate of the Army Research Office (ARO) in Research Triangle Park, NC, is actively looking to fill a position of program manager to lead an innovative, high pay-off, basic research effort managing and overseeing the Army's Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies (ISN) and Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies (ICB) programs.  The ideal candidate would have a Ph.D. in Chemistry, one of the Biological Sciences, or Materials Science with educational training and/or experience in conducting research in these areas.  Program management experience in these areas is desired, but not essential.  Specific duties include conducting reviews, managing budgets and making budget recommendations to Army leadership, and setting research directions for programs. Conducts workshops, conferences and symposia related to soldier needs and ISN and ICB capabilities.  As the Army's advocate for research in the ISN and ICB, is cognizant of the status of research programs at Army laboratories and centers and maintains awareness of developments within relevant disciplines.  Publicizes Army research and technology needs, and evaluates status of research initiatives with potentially high benefit. Ensures ISN and ICB are innovative, unique, cohesive, coordinated, and Army relevant. The research breakthroughs derived from these programs will ultimately lead to the development of critical new technologies and capabilities to empower future U.S. Army soldiers.

Minimum qualifications are based on federal qualification standards for GS 12 through 15 (1320 Chemist job series, 0401 Biological Sciences, and 0806 Materials Engineering) available at

The applicant selected must consent to background investigation for security clearance (up to Secret) and confidential financial disclosure.  Duties of the position require some travel.

This is a full time position, appointed for an initial term of up to 6 years (with potential for renewal).

Further information about ARO and the Army's extramural research focus can be found at

Salary: $76,015- $163,335 (GS 12, step 1 through GS 15, step 10 equivalent) as determined by qualifications and experience. Department of the Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This employment opportunity will remain open for 30 days. Potential candidates will be invited to the Research Triangle Park to deliver a seminar and appear for a panel interview.


Please send your resume and any supporting documentation to                                     

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Applicants must submit the following information:

a. Full Name

b. CV/resume, including a list of publications and presentations

c. Status of U.S. citizenship (U .S. citizenship required)

d. Dates of employment (Month and Year) for each work experience listed that qualifies you for the position.

e. Education (Degree Type; Major field/Discipline; institution, and year granted)

f. Contact information (email address and telephone number)

g. Names of three references (must include name, position, email, and telephone contact information)

h. (optional) cover letter, one page maximum



Point of Contact is Wanda Wilson, Army Research Office

Administrative Officer at (919) 549-4296, or

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