Computational 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 Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Bioengineering, Synthetic Biology, Biomanufacturing, Microbiology, and Molecular Biology, with a particular emphasis in protein production and purification or machine learning applications in the biological domain. Provide strategic assessments of novel scientific discoveries and emerging technologies for a larger client portfolio. This position is located in Arlington, VA.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of experience with research in bioinformatics, computational biology, bioengineering, synthetic biology, biomanufacturing, microbiology, or molecular biology
  • 4+ 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
  • PhD degree

Additional Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience with postdoctoral academic or industrial research
  • Experience with protein production on purification or machine learning applications in the biological domain
  • Experience with science and technology policy
  • Possession of excellent scientific writing skills
  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Active Secret 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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