Johns Hopkins University – Applied Physics Laboratory

Underwater Acoustics Expert

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), a national leader in scientific research and development, located midway between Baltimore and Washington, DC, is seeking a recognized expert in the community of underwater acoustics.

Job SummaryProvide expertise in underwater acoustics for the development and application of acoustic system and physics exploitation concepts in passive and active acoustics. Interact with Navy sponsors and internal stakeholders to promote new concepts and develop business for the Sea Control Mission Area. Act as Chief Scientist and/or Technical Lead on Navy experiments investigating new system or physics concepts. Participate on external panels as a subject matter expert in underwater acoustics. Act as an advisor to Sea Control Mission Area leadership on internal initiatives such as Independent Research and Development and on business strategy. Mentor junior acousticians and help to develop next-generation thought leaders in underwater acoustics.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in physics, mathematics, engineering, or related technical discipline with a minimum of 7+ years relevant experience in execution of applied technical efforts. Experience in the fields of acoustics, operations, and sea tests. Strong written and communication skills and ability to interact effectively with all levels of staff and sponsors. Proactive and able to work independently and as a part of a team. Top Secret Clearance is required.

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