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 for a DoD agency. Draw on deep technical knowledge and subject matter expertise to advise clients in multiple areas, including epigenetics, molecular biology, biochemistry, biomaterials, or microbiology with a particular emphasis on marine 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 in epigenetics, molecular biology, biochemistry, marine biology, or microbiology, including time as a graduate student

-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

-PhD degree

Additional Qualifications:

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

-Experience with marine biology, ecology, or coral biology  

-Experience with science and technology policy

-Possession of excellent scientific writing skills

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-Active Secret clearance

-PhD degree in Molecular Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Materials Science, or Marine Biology

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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