Industry and Emerging Technology Advisor Impact Fellow

Remote - Washington, DC

INDUSTRY AND EMERGING TECHNOLOGY ADVISOR IMPACT FELLOW

Application closes on December 7, 2022 at 12:00pm ET.

Washington D.C. – Full-Time – Remote option available, with monthly travel to Washington, D.C.

ABOUT THE POSITION

The FAS Day One Talent Hub is seeking a fellow for a 1 year term (with potential opportunity to extend) to join the Department of the Air Force (DAF) team within the Pentagon. The Fellow will craft the DAF’s Science and Technology vision and strategic communications.

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

  • Provides technical expertise assessing and evaluating science and technology regarding microelectronics and semiconductors; artificial intelligence and machine learning; and/or agile software development, quantifiable assurance, trusted an assured microelectronics

  • Assists the Department of the Air Force Chief Scientist (AF/ST) in crafting DAF S&T vision and strategic communications. Examples include drafting technology summary documents, Service and Industry formatted communication products, expert opinion editorials, speeches, scholarly publications, etc.

  • Provides engagement support with all levels of DoD, Services, Agencies, Air Force, Space Force and Industry senior leadership. This may include support for local and non- local meetings, conferences, workshops, and other engagements through planning, logistical support, preparation of read ahead material, and principal support.

  • Participates in S&T studies and assessments. This may include direct participation and contribution of personal expert knowledge and collaborative support to issues of import to the AF/ST.

  • Other duties as assigned by the AF/ST in support of the primary responsibilities described above and AF/ST office goals: 1) provide actionable and reliable S&T advice to SecAF, CSAF, and CSO, 2) provide sound guidance on DAF S&T strategy, portfolio, and budget, 3) promote a thriving S&T community, 4) promote open innovation through strong external technology partnerships, and 5) support a performant AF/ST office.

YOUR BACKGROUND AND ABILITIES

  • Microelectronics and/or semiconductors: applications, associated technologies, processing, development, supply chains, and industry best practices.

  • Quantitative risk management: risk analysis, mitigation, planning, justification, and evaluation

  • Quantifiable assurance: methods to measurably protect the integrity and confidentiality of microelectronic components

  • Autonomy, artificial intelligence, machine learning, data science, and algorithms: applications, associated technologies, and industry best practices.

  • Agile software development: proficient in at least one relevant computer language; knowledgeable in processes, methodologies, and industry best practices.

  • Ability to rapidly assimilate new domain knowledge; qualitative and quantitative analysis; requirements development; familiarity with research and development best practices.

  • Strong strategic-level communication and leadership skills; communication; small team and dispersed network development; highly accountable task management

EDUCATION & OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Master's degree or PhD in engineering, mathematics, computer science, or the physical sciences.

Unfortunately, FAS is unable to consider current federal employees for the FAS Impact Fellowship.

SALARY

This fellowship will provide a salary for the entirety of the fellowship duration at an annual rate of $175,000 per year. The Impact Fellow will receive additional compensation $2,000 per month to account for health and living expenses. Additional information about the Fellowship can be found in our FAQ.

ADDITIONAL POSITION INFORMATION

Required security clearance: SECRET (Required), TS/SCI (Highly Desired)

HOW TO APPLY

To apply, please submit your interest here. We strongly encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Early submission will ensure your application receives full consideration.

ABOUT IMPACT FELLOWSHIPS

The FAS Impact Fellowship is a selective fellowship program that supports the development and placement of emerging scientific and technical talent within high-impact roles across the federal government. From education to clean energy, immigration, wildfire resilience, national security, and fair housing, Impact Fellows are serving across a variety of federal agencies in roles that augment existing government teams as they confront some of the greatest scientific and social challenges of our time.