Physical Scientist/General Engineer (Office of SBIR and STTR Programs)

Published: 14 July 2020

The Office of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs is seeking to hire a Physical Scientist or General Engineer who will serve as the Outreach Program Manager.  The Outreach Program Manager is responsible for directing efforts to recruit new small business applicants, particularly those from under-represented groups and to assist applicants in preparing high quality applications.  The Office of SBIR and STTR Programs is located in Germantown, MD.

The Office of SBIR and STTR Programs works collaboratively with the many research offices throughout the Department to implement the programs.  Through the SBIR and STTR programs, the Department of Energy provides early stage research and development funding to small businesses that permits them translate their innovative ideas into working prototypes, and thereby secure private sector funding for commercialization.  Staff in the SBIR/STTR Programs Office must be knowledgeable about the mission and research areas that exist within the Department when interacting with small businesses seeking federal support.

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This work was supported by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science, through the Biological and Environmental Research program as part of the Atmospheric System Research program.