The Tauri Group is seeking a qualified professional Sr. Biological Scientist with expertise in toxicology or medicinal chemistry and industrial experience in drug development for the Advisory and Analysis Services (A&AS) contract with the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. This work is located in Ft. Belvoir, VA.
The selected candidate will work within a multidisciplinary team providing scientific analysis and program assistance on current and emerging applications addressing concerns in the area of therapeutic medical countermeasure development for chemical warfare threats. The scientist, acting as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) will be involved in review and evaluation of research proposals, the initiation, design, development, execution, and implementation of scientific research projects in the biological sciences, and preparation of briefings for internal and external audiences of varying levels of scientific expertise. The selectee will also assist with coordinating interdepartmental activities and research efforts. Experience with drug formulation and PK/toxicology are highly desired. A good understanding of statistics and modeling, particularly in the context of evaluating proposals, publications and progress reports would be helpful. There is a strong preference for experience relating to industrial R&D of therapeutics or methods and strategies.