Materials Science Consultant

Key Role:

Support as a technical consultant the development and management of innovative government-run research and technology programs centered on the development and applications of materials science and material development for a variety of unique problem spaces. Provide strategic assessments of new technologies in support of 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 program ideation and technical program management, and brief materials out for government R&D efforts. Work with world-class scientists in driving forward groundbreaking research efforts developing new materials across a variety of applications spaces including materials for extreme environments, optical materials, biomaterials, and advanced structural materials.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience with researching materials science and its applications

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

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • Doctorate degree

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with developing novel materials for specific applications in a plus

  • Experience with defense research and development

  • Knowledge of applying advanced data analysis techniques to materials science

  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Possession of excellent organization and client service skills

  • Doctorate degree in Materials Science, Materials Engineering, Chemistry, or Physics


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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