Synthetic Biology Consultant in Arlington, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 5/11/2018

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Job Number: R0028778

Synthetic Biology 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 molecular biology, synthetic biology, and microbial ecology, with a particular focus on cell and ecosystem engineering for complex environments. Provide strategic assessments of novel scientific discoveries and emerging technologies for a larger client portfolio. This position is located in Arlington, VA.

Basic Qualifications:
-5+ years of experience with research on molecular biology, synthetic biology, computational biology, or microbial ecology, including time 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 obtain a security clearance
-PhD degree in Molecular Biology, Cellular Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Computational Biology, or Bioengineering

Additional Qualifications:
-2+ years of experience with postdoctoral academic or industrial research
-Experience with marine environments or bioremediation strategies
-Experience with science and technology policies
-Possession of excellent scientific writing skills
-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
-Active Secret clearance preferred 

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

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