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

Date Posted: 3/28/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0022601

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years. Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.


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.

Integrating a full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems by their side to help them achieve their missions.  Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.

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