Job Description

Location:
Arlington,VA,US
Remote Work:
Yes
Job Number:
R0193246
Biophysicist

Key Role: 

Support federal health research and development (R&D) organizations, including the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Health (ARPA-H), as a Technical Science, Engineering, and Technology Adviser (SETA) for programs related to biophysics. Apply scientific subject matter expertise and health market knowledge to help conceptualize, create, and execute advanced government-funded R&D programs to accelerate better health outcomes for everyone. Characterize the state of a technical field, including identifying state-of-the-art technologies and promising new approaches. Perform analyses to recommend ambitious technology performance and cost targets that are on the cutting-edge of what might be achievable. Identify key technical experts across academia, industry, and national labs. Perform technical outreach and facilitate the formation of new multi-disciplinary technical communities. Review highly technical proposals and support negotiations of selected projects, including advising on project plans and technical milestones for complex R&D projects. Perform direct and periodic technical oversight of the project portfolio, from set-up to close-out, and assist the client with managing projects to achieve clear and compelling outcomes.  

Basic Qualifications:  

  • 2+ years of experience with authoring technical papers, reports, or program plans for technical and non-technical audiences on research in biophysics or medical physics 
  • 2+ years of experience with postdoctoral, academic, or industry roles in biophysics or medical physics research 
  • Ability to ask insightful questions that challenge traditional thinking  
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance 
  • Doctorate degree in Physics, Biophysics, Medical Physics, or Biomedical Engineering 

Additional Qualifications:  

  • Experience with an ARPA organization
  • Experience with publications or product development in applying physics or engineering principles to biological systems 
  • Experience in photonics and imaging, spectroscopy, radiation, acoustics, cellular or tissue engineering, tissue and machine interfaces, biomaterials, and biomarker transduction
  • Experience in a consulting environment  
  • Ability to develop and convey meaningful insights, significant contributions, and recommendations to address complex client issues 
  • Ability to display creativity and resourcefulness 
  • Possession of excellent data gathering, analytical, problem-solving, and client service skills  
  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills 

Clearance: 

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Create Your Career: 


Grow With Us 
Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms. 

A Place Where You Belong 
Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time. 

Support Your Well-Being 
Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home. 

Your Candidate Journey 
At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.

Compensation

At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $96,600.00 to $220,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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