Study Manager- Public Health & Epidemiology (Remote)

Rockville , MD
Sep 07, 2022
Oct 08, 2022
Full Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Job Description:
In this role you will work closely in a team environment of public health and infectious disease epidemiologists and biostatisticians, and other project staff on two large data collection vaccine effectiveness studies. This role will involve project support including setting and managing meetings, reviewing meeting agendas, identifying participating clinical study sites, liaising with partner staff and client staff, and assisting with data QC and other project-related activities.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Working with study collaborators and project staff to develop and implement study protocols including preparing data collection forms, procedural manuals, and monitoring reports.
  • Maintaining study documents, coordinating tasks and supporting meetings and review panels with study collaborators and project staff, responsible for project-related day-to-day study communications and operations.
  • Developing requirements for data management systems; overseeing data collection including working with programmers to develop requirements for QA/QC reports and reviewing generated reports.
  • Identifying and evaluating clinical study sites and research collaborators and receiving and analyzing associated health data.
  • Supporting project workgroups including setting and hosting meetings, assisting with related analyzing and supporting the development of workgroup documentation.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in public health or a related field with three years of experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with multi-site clinical epidemiologic studies and data management preferred.
  • Strong communication skills, administrative abilities, and the capability to handle multiple tasks while working in a team setting are essential.

Westat is committed to building a diverse workforce and a culture of inclusivity, belonging and equity for all. We believe that our greatest strength draws on the different backgrounds, cultures, perspectives and experiences of our employees.

Westat offers a well-rounded and comprehensive benefits program focused on wellness and work/life balance. Eligible employees may participate in:
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday Leave
  • Professional Development
  • Health Advocate
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Travel Accident Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account


Protecting the health and safety of our employees and survey participants is a top priority for Westat. As a federal government contractor, Westat will require Westat staff, regardless of work location, to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon hire and to follow all safety protocols, subject to approved accommodations under applicable law.

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other protected status under applicable law.