IDA opportunites

For over half a century, the Institute for Defense Analyses has been successfully pursuing its mission to bring analytic objectivity and understanding to complex issues of national security. IDA is a not-for-profit corporation that provides scientific, technical and analytical studies to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Unified Commands and Defense Agencies as well as to the President’s Office of Science and Technology Policy.

To the right individual, IDA offers the opportunity to have a major impact on key national programs while working on fascinating technical issues.

IDA is seeking highly qualified individuals with PhD or MS degrees

Sciences & Math
 •  Astronomy
 •  Atmospheric
 •  Biology
 •  Chemistry
 •  Environmental
 •  Physics
 •  Pure & Applied Mathematics

 •  Aeronautical
 •  Astronautical
 •  Biomedical
 •  Chemical
 •  Electrical
 •  Materials
 •  Mechanical
 •  Systems

 •  Bioinformatics
 •  Computational Science
 •  Computer Science
 •  Economics
 •  Information Technology
 •  Operations Research
 •  Statistics
 •  Technology Policy

Along with competitive salaries, IDA provides excellent benefits including comprehensive health insurance, paid holidays, 3 week vacations and more – all in a professional and technically vibrant environment.

Applicants will be subject to a security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. citizenship is required. IDA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Please visit our website for more information on our opportunities.

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