Biophysics Consultant in Arlington, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 5/28/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0022601

Biophysics Consultant

Key Role:

Work in a fast–paced, highly collaborative environment to assist with the technical program management of research and development (R&D) efforts. Draw on deep technical knowledge and subject matter expertise to advise clients in multiple areas, including biochemistry, biophysics, and polymer chemistry with a particular focus on organic and non-organic molecular interactions and cellular functionality. Provide strategic assessments of novel scientific discoveries and emerging technologies for a larger client portfolio.


Basic Qualifications:

-5+ years of experience with research on molecular biology, biochemistry, polymer chemistry, nanomaterials, and biophysics, including experience as a graduate student

-5+ years of experience with authoring technical papers, reports, or program plans for both technical and non-technical audiences

-Ability to show multiple first-author contributions to peer-reviewed papers or patents

-Ability to explain and present complex scientific concepts to a broad audience

-Ability to commute to Arlington, VA

-Active Secret clearance

-PhD degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry, or Biophysics

Additional Qualifications:

-2+ years of experience with postdoctoral academic or industrial research

-Experience with protein structure or function prediction, models of protein folding, protein chaperone biology, or protein polymer thermodynamics

-Experience with extremophile biology a plus

-Experience with science and technology policies

-Possession of excellent scientific writing skills

-Possession of excellent oral 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; Secret clearance is required.

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