Biology Consultant, Mid

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 plant biotechnology, molecular biology, biochemistry, ecology, ecosystem engineering and nanomaterials or nanoscience. Provide strategic assessments of novel scientific discoveries and emerging technologies for a larger client portfolio. This position will be located in Arlington, VA.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience with research in plant biotechnology, transgene delivery systems, ecology, molecular biology, biochemistry, or synthetic biology, 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 display 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
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • Ph.D. degree

Additional Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience with postdoctoral academic or industrial research
  • Experience with non-model organisms, carbon capture or sequestration, nanotechnology, and soil science a plus
  • Experience with scientific writing
  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Active Secret clearance
  • PhD degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Plant Biology, Ecology, or Soil Science


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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