Belcan Government Services has an immediate opportunity for a Scientist - Genome Editing and Infectious Disease - located in Washington, DC! This position is a full-time direct position with benefits.
Duties: The candidate will provide scientific, engineering, and technical assistance (SETA) on topics relevant to gene editing, infectious disease, and synthetic biology in support of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
Candidate should possess a PhD in a field relevant to support gene editing, infectious disease, and synthetic biology-related programs for the DoD with expertise in technology assessment for a broad range of technology applications. The candidate will support the management, technical oversight, and assist in the transition of existing programs, seedlings and SBIRs in the DARPA Biological Technologies Office (BTO). Candidate must be adept at tasks ranging from briefing support, technical project evaluations, and general administrative actions.
•This position requires a Secret security clearance.
•Highly qualified candidates will also demonstrate research and/or project management expertise in one or more of the following areas: gene editing, synthetic biology, metabolic engineering, molecular biology, infectious disease/virology, biosecurity, radiation biology, immunology, chemistry, and/or pre-clinical research.
•Excellent organization, communication, and coordination skills are required.
•Active security clearance required to allow unsupervised entrance and work within the DARPA facility.
•Occasional travel of up to week's duration away from DARPA HQ, Arlington, VA, may be required.
•Ph.D din Genetics, Molecular Biology, Infectious Disease, Bioengineering or related field with the breadth of expertise to assess technologies across a broad range of applications.
•Previous experience in providing direct scientific and technical support to a DARPA Program Manager and/or preclinical industrial or translational experience is also highly desirable.
•Knowledge and expertise relevant to regulatory pathways for clinical translation of novel biologics and manufacturing strategies is desirable.
If you are interested in this Scientist position in Washington, DC please apply via the, "Apply now” link provided. As an employee with Belcan Government Services, you will be part of one of the largest engineering firms in the United States. We maintain a small-company atmosphere as well as open communication at all levels of our organization, allowing for much more dynamic decision-making processes. We offer flexible schedules as well as an excellent mentoring system to ensure that you have all of the knowledge and tools you need to meet a diverse range of engineering challenges. You will also have opportunities to advance to positions of greater responsibility, including management roles. Your hard work and professional dedication will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package. Belcan is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/M/F/D/V Build a challenging and rewarding career with an industry leader http://belcan.com/