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ARPA-H Mid-Level Scientist (Biology/Biomedical)

ECS Federal

ECS Federal

Posted on Wednesday, April 3, 2024

ECS is seeking an ARPA-H Mid-Level Scientist (Biology/Biomedical) to work in our Washington, DC (Hybrid) office. Please Note: This position is contingent upon contract award.

Job Description:

Are you a passionate Mid-Level Scientist in Biology or Biomedical Engineering that supports R&D initiatives through the delivery of expertise in your given field? Are you ready to support the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H) in their mission to accelerate better health outcomes for everyone by supporting complex and leading-edge R&D projects designed to arrive at high-impact solutions to society's most challenging health problems?

ECS seeks talented and driven Biomedical Engineers to join our team in support of ARPA-H. In this crucial role, you will serve as a scientific and technical advisor—providing support and thought leadership to the awarded performer teams responsible for generating R&D solutions for ARPA-H and its focus areas.

About ARPA-H: ARPA-H accelerates better health outcomes for everyone by supporting the development of high-impact solutions to society's most challenging health problems.

What you will do:

  • Provide technical support to an ARPA-H Program Manager by serving as scientific and technical advisors for cutting-edge research projects.
  • Support program managers in development of new research programs, methods, concepts, and operational processes.
  • Support ARPA-H performers and scientists via your field(s) of expertise, knowledge of emerging technologies in this field(s), and your abilities to analyze and solve problems.
  • Provide strategic assessments of methods and technologies related to the development of technologies and devices.
  • Collaborate with a diverse team of scientists, engineers, and clinicians to translate research discoveries into real-world applications.
  • Prepare briefings and other documents to include strategic messaging in support of an ARPA-H Program Manager and the transformative programs being supported.

Required Skills:

  • At least 12 years of experience in biology or biomedical engineering. For field of expertise, we can consider a wide range (relevant examples include biotechnology, cancer biology, drug delivery and discovery, genomics, imaging, immunology, medical devices, molecular biology, ocular, tissue engineering, virology, etc.).
  • Experienced planning and developing complex R&D projects of a research and development nature.
  • Skilled in conceiving, planning, and conducting research in problem areas of considerable scope and complexity requiring unconventional or novel approaches and sophisticated research techniques.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently conduct appropriate analyses designed to offer recommendations, solutions, and alternatives to resolve R&D issues, concerns, problems, or methods.
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of advanced techniques, theories, precepts, and practices.
  • required in the field/disciplines to which you are currently providing expertise.
  • U.S. citizenship or lawful permanent residency is required per contract.

Desired Skills:

  • One year or more experience working with ARPA Program Managers.
  • Published articles in Field of Expertise highly desirable.
  • Experience preparing briefings and other documents of a biomedical, scientific research, or healthcare nature. Includes support for strategic messaging development.

ECS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, status as a crime victim, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 3800+ employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American People.