Therapeutics and Medical Countermeasures Development 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. Leverage deep technical knowledge and subject matter expertise to advise clients in multiple areas, including development of new therapeutic tools to target microbial pathogens for protein degradation or deactivation and the development of a platform that leverages advances in this area to permit flexible and rapid response to emerging threats. Support strategic assessments of novel scientific discoveries and emerging technologies for a larger client portfolio. Draft and edit documents for a range of technical audiences.

Basic Qualifications:

-5+ years of experience with research in the field of biochemistry, biomedical engineering, infectious disease, cellular biology, medicinal chemistry, or biological chemistry post-baccalaureate

-5+ years of experience with authoring technical papers, reports, or program plans for both technical and non-technical audiences

-Ability to show 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 in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, or Bioengineering

-Additional Qualifications:

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

-Experience with clinical trial design or development of therapeutics

-Experience in working with government agencies, including DoD

-Experience with National Security concerns

-Experience with science and technology policies

-Possession of excellent scientific writing skills

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-Top Secret clearance

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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