This position will support the Bio-regenerative Life Support research and technology development project at NASA Ames Research Center. These technologies and enabling research areas will address crop production concepts and unit operations for primary production of food, oxygen, crop environmental physiology, genetic engineering, nutrition, food processing and food storage systems. Explore biological approaches to water and waste processing. Perform systems integration and testing.Responsibilities:-Perform laboratory-based research on advanced plant production techniques for space exploration.-Develop a multi-year research plan based on workshop and science working group inputs.-Support rapid turn-around flight experiments aboard International Space Station.-Perform literature searches and analysis of on-going research in other NASA programs or outside NASA and produce reports and provide recommendations to leverage the results of those programs and develop partnerships that increase the impact of NASA funded research with other funding and research sources. -Assemble and coordinate a science working group including periodic meetings.-Develop multi-year project plans based on workshop and science working group inputs. -Support development of solicitations and manage active grants. -Monitor grants and on-going research.-Document and publish results of experiments and workshops in appropriate venues.Minimum Qualifications:-Bachelor's degree in biological sciences with an emphasis in molecular biology, plant genetics or synthetic biology.-Five years experience.-Recently published three or more peer-reviewed papers. Preferred Qualifications: -Masters or PhD in biological sciences with an emphasis in molecular biology, plant genetics or synthetic biology.-Three years experience.-Experience working with government agencies (e.g. NASA, HIH, DOD).-Recently published five or more peer-reviewed papersPlease apply online directly at www.css-dynamac.com Compensation: CompetitivePrincipals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.