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Job #: R-00082518
Location: Morgantown, WV
Category: Research Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Looking for an opportunity to make an impact?

We are seeking a Geomechanical Researcher to join our team in Morgantown, WV.   This work will involve a multi-disciplinary, scientific, and technically-oriented national laboratory team, participation alongside other scientists, engineers, geologists, and computer scientists that produces technological solutions for America’s energy challenges. The successful candidate will lead the Pressure Core Characterization and Analysis effort with both short-term goals in mind as well as long-term goals.  This effort will include using your geomechanical or geotechnical skills to have discussions with people from industry and field test operators as well as developing a core characterization plan and producing key data for modeling group and journal publications.  Finally, the successful candidate will develop new capability or maintain and upgrade the current Pressure Core Characterization and Analysis tool set, based on long-term and short-term research goal. 

If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Come join the Leidos Research Support Team supporting the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), where you’ll be able to work side by side conducting research with world-class scientists and engineers using state of the art equipment to contribute to new areas of basic and applied research; discover, integrate, and mature technology solutions to enhance the nation’s energy foundation and protect the environment for future generations. You will contribute to the development of patents, written reports, journal articles, and contribute to presentations on findings, highlights, and innovative solutions in DOE-sanctioned meetings, scientific conferences, and national committees. Explore the Research Support Services (RSS) contract for the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) here - https://netl.doe.gov/

Primary Responsibilities:   

•             Lead the preparation of technical papers, reports, conference papers, and annual and quarterly reports.

•             Presenting the results of the research at technical conferences and publishing in archival journals.

•             Presenting technical findings during regular team meetings as well as at workshops and professional conferences.

•             Collaborate with multidisciplinary group of science researchers to accomplish project tasks  

•             Build relationships with internal and external clients  

  

Basic Qualifications:  

•             Ph.D. in Geomechanical Engineering or related field with 2+ years of experience 

•             Experience with experimental research of pressurized geological cores

   

Preferred Qualifications  

•             Prior experience working in industry or at field test tests

•             Knowledge of natural gas hydrates

•             Experience leading a diverse group of research scientists and engineers

Pay Range:

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In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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