Biological Process Consultant

Key Role:

Support innovative government-run research and technology development utilizing deep expertise in biological process and process engineering as a technical consultant. Provide strategic assessments of new and current technologies to support senior decision-makers while conducting background research in evaluating the feasibility and the defense applications of new technological concepts. Produce and present findings and recommendations to a team of colleagues and clients, assist with technical program management and program development, and brief materials out for government R&D efforts. Work with world-class scientists in driving forward groundbreaking research efforts developing novel methods of producing nutritional products based on microbial organisms using electricity as the sole energy input. Maintain and leverage technical expertise and relationships in serving clients. This position is located in Arlington, VA.

Basic Qualifications:

    • 2+ years of experience with biological process analysis or development

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

    • Ability to commute to Arlington, VA

    • Ability to obtain a security clearance

    • PhD degree in Biology, Chemistry, Bioengineering, or Chemical Engineering

    Additional Qualifications:

    • 2+ years of experience as part of an industrial team that developed technologies based on microbial products

    • Experience with defense research and development

    • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills

    • Possession of excellent organizational and client service skills


    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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