The Cadmus Group

  • Research and Development Subject Matter Expert (Assistance for Firefighters Grant Program)

    Job Locations US-VA-Arlington, Virginia | US-MD-Bethesda
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/7/2018 10:08 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Senior Specialist
  • Overview

    At Cadmus, our Homeland Security Sector provides clients with pragmatic solutions for their most important analytical and policy challenges. They bring together a team of outstanding professionals who have earned a reputation for responsive and client-focused support of a wide range of homeland security, intelligence, and counterterrorism agencies at all levels of government. Our client-oriented approach, coupled with our profound and relevant subject matter expertise, enables us to bring an incisive edge to solving the most critical national security problems.


    We are seeking highly experienced candidates to support a contract with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (DHS/FEMA), Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG) as subject matter experts to the Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) Research and Development Grants (R&D).

    Successful candidates will provide technical expertise in fire engineering, clinical trials, research methodology, and/or technology and product development. Technical support services are required for the processing, review, and closeout of competitively awarded R&D grants.


    Position available on award of work.


    • Provide subject matter expertise to support the Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) Research and Development Grants (R&D) program.
    • Interact directly with AFG program staff and ensure client satisfaction.
    • Help AFG answer questions from R&D applicants and grant recipients regarding program priorities, application process, and eligible expenses.
    • Support AFG in the technical review of R&D grant applications.
    • Provide support to the technical evaluation panels. 


    • Ph.D. from an accredited university, preferably in a national security, public policy, political science, emergency management, or homeland security field
    • Minimum of ten (10) years of demonstrated relevant experience
    • Proficiency in relevant software programs including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
    • Excellent analytical, communication (oral and written), and presentation skills
    • Preferred candidates will have paid or volunteer Fire/Emergency Medical Services experience
    • Must be US citizen for clearance eligibility

    Additional Information:

    The location for this position will be defined upon award of contract and will be in either the Cadmus Arlington VA (OR) Bethesda MD offices.


    To Apply:

    All applicants for this position should send a cover letter that explains relevant qualifications and interest, and a resume demonstrating relevant experience.


    Cadmus is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected group status.


    To learn more about Cadmus, visit our website



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