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Provide Advisory and Assistance Services (A&AS) to the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), Nuclear Detection Division, Radiation Detection Portfolio. Perform as a project manager to guide and monitor innovative research in advanced radiation detection technologies and systems in specific and general applications. Present and explain scientific principles supporting proposed research and development (R&D) to internal and external audiences. In addition to serving as a technical Subject Matter Expert (SME), assist Radiation Detection portfolio manager with programmatics (including acquisition actions and authoring statements of work) and administration (e.g., task management), as needed. Summarize and assess research proposals for technical merit, feasibility, achievability, and relevance to Department of Defense (DoD) missions. Analyze current capabilities and technical approaches to meeting operational requirements and filling capability gaps, and develop research strategy and make recommendations to close these gaps. Support development of program plans for new technology areas. Actively engage and advise on the direction of research performed by national laboratories, academia, and industry. Provide technical support to operational test & evaluation activities involving commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) and government-off-the-shelf (GOTS) radiation detectors at various levels of technical readiness. Collaborate with other members of the Nuclear Detection Division and provide technical advice/support to other program and project managers, inside and, when appropriate, outside the portfolio. Assist in directing research, as needed, to improve the capability of U.S. DoD assets to locate and characterize nuclear threats. Assist in monitoring contractor performance in the design, prototyping, and test and evaluation of detectors and systems. Help oversee and contribute to numerous research and development projects that the agency sponsors at national laboratories and industry. Manage acquisition actions with DoD performers, other Federal agencies, industry, and academia. Respond to interagency, DoD, and DTRA taskers. Interact frequently with other government agencies involved in related research. Participate in and document interagency and intergovernmental meetings; lead meetings as required.
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Travel is required (10 to 25%).