Scientist, Senior

Key Role:
Serve as a scientific or technical expert in biological or biochemical sciences while working with world-class scientists in driving forward research efforts.
Provide strategic assessments of new technologies in support of organizational goals, create technical reports, present findings, track technical progress, develop technology program plans and perform other related tasks as required by the clients.
Assist with technical program management, program development, and briefing materials for government research and development (R&D) efforts.
Work as a problem solver called upon to recommend possible solutions to complex or ambiguous client challenges.
Apply consulting skills and expertise to define the scope and appropriate approach to new assignments.
Serve as a mentor to junior team members.
Contribute to studies and proposals a generating intellectual capital as required.
Build and maintain trusted relationships with mid-level clients.
 
Basic Qualifications:
-10+ years of experience with scientific, engineering, medical, veterinary, or public health field, including biology, chemistry, biochemistry, bacteriology, virology, epidemiology, toxicology, immunology, environmental science or engineering, physics, mathematics, geology, or related field
-4+ years of experience with providing direct or consultant scientific support to major programs or system development efforts related to human, animal, or plant health and medical consequences of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) events or a combination of experience in these areas and the homeland security pillars of prevention, protection, response, or recovery
-MA or MS degree
-TS/SCI clearance
-DHS Suitability
 
Additional Qualifications:
-MA or MS degree in scientific, engineering, medical, veterinary, or public health field
 
Clearance:
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance is required.


 

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