Organic Chemistry Consultant

Key Role:

Support innovative government-run research and technology development in multiple chemistry disciplines, such as physical, organic, inorganic, or analytical as a technical consultant. 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 novel chemicals and exploiting cutting edge chemistry for new applications. This position is located in Arlington, VA.

Basic Qualifications:

-2+ years of experience with research in chemistry or chemical engineering

-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 Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Biochemistry

Additional Qualifications:

- 2+ years of experience as part of a team that either applied novel chemistry to production processes or transitioned chemical substances to applications

-Experience with defense research and development

-Knowledge of multiple chemistry disciplines, including pharmaceutical development and discovery

-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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