Scientific Project Manager (Drug Discovery and Development)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Montgomery County, Maryland
Posted
Dec 01, 2022
Closes
Dec 08, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Manages a portfolio of drug discovery and development grants (e.g., cooperative agreements) in the area of small molecule therapeutics or biologics with responsibility for all aspects of administration (i.e., organizing and managing).
  • Manages milestone-driven research and development activities projects in the area of small molecule therapeutics or biologics, which require well-defined goals and objective achieved with greatest efficiency.
  • Reviews, analyzes, evaluates and makes recommendations on preclinical small molecule therapeutics or biologics development plans aimed at IND submission.
  • Develops and delivers progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.
  • Serves as a representative on NINDS, NIH and/or DHHS work groups as an expert in policy and procedure as it relates to the funding and administrative management of translational research projects.
  • Researches and prepares reports, briefing materials, and other compilations of Program and Project activities and policies for use in NINDS policy development, program planning, evaluation and implementation.
  • Conducts ongoing analyses of project performance and makes recommendations to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship requirement or proof of being a U.S. National must be met by closing date.
  • Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with the Selective Service.
  • Applicants must meet all qualifications requirements within thirty (30) calendar days of the closing date of this announcement, including time in grade.
  • This position requires education ? transcripts strongly encouraged.
  • If selected, you will be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE Form 450 to determine if a conflict or an appearance of a conflict exists between your financial interest and your prospective position with the agency.
  • Employment is subject to the successful completion of the pre-appointment process (i.e., background investigation, verification of qualifications and job requirements, completion of onboarding forms, submission of required documents, etc.)
  • This position is eligible for local remote work, a position designation where onsite presence is required only on an irregular or infrequent basis.


Qualifications

You qualify at the GS-14 level, if you meet one of the following qualification requirements:

Minimum Education and Specialized Experience:

In order to qualify for the Scientific Project Manager (Drug Discovery and Development), GS-0601 position, you must have successfully completed a bachelor's degree or graduate/higher level degree with major study in an academic field related to the medical field, health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of this position. (This degree must be from an educational program from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained).

In addition, in order to qualify for the Scientific Project Manager (Drug Discovery and Development) at the GS-14 level, you must:

You must demonstrate in your resume at least one 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector, performing the following types of task: managing a portfolio of milestone-driven pre-clinical drug development therapeutics projects; analyzing and evaluation pre-clinical drug development data; administering project budgets and obtaining funding/securing resources; assisting with the planning and administration of drug research programs; AND presenting drug research findings at conference and meetings.

Do not copy and paste the duties, specialized experience, or occupational assessment questionnaire from this announcement into your resume as that will not be considered a demonstration of your qualifications for this position.

You will receive credit for all experience material to the position, including experience gained in religious, civic, welfare, service, and organizational activities, regardless of whether you received pay.

Preview assessment questionnaire before you apply: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11678713

Education

If you qualify based on education in lieu of specialized experience, you are strongly encouraged to submit a copy of your transcripts or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed and grades. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application packages. Official transcripts will be required from all selectees prior to receiving an official offer. Click here for information on Foreign Education .

Additional information

If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .
  • Employees providing healthcare or services in support of healthcare (Healthcare Workforce) may be required to receive a COVID-19 vaccine because they are expected to perform duties that put them in contact or potential contact with patients. We may request COVID-19 vaccination, and other vaccination documentation from Healthcare Workforce personnel at any point during the onboarding process or at any time during your employment with NIH.
  • This position is designated as a " non-emergency/teleworker " position and the selected candidate will be considered a " non-emergency/teleworker " employee. In the event of a closure, you must be available to telework or request leave.
  • "This position is eligible for non-local remote work, a position designation where little to no onsite presence is required (e.g., once or twice annually). You may work anywhere in the U.S., including any of the territories. Worksites outside of the U.S. are prohibited. Your pay is determined by the geographically defined pay locality applicable to your approved worksite (e.g., home residence). Reporting to an NIH location may also be required during the onboarding process. Visit NIH's Remote Work page for more information and requirements."
  • A newly appointed or reappointed employee may receive service credit for prior work experience or active-duty uniformed service that otherwise would not be creditable for the purpose of determining his or her annual leave accrual rate. All creditable service must be directly related to the duties of the position being filled and decisions to allow for such credit must be finalized prior to the selectee's entrance on duty.
  • At the supervisor's discretion, this position may offer work schedule flexibilities : [telework (work from home on a regular basis or ad hoc basis but reports to the office at least once a week/two days a pay period), compressed schedules, flexible schedules].
  • A one-year probationary period may be required upon selection/placement.
  • PHS Commissioned Officers interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps should apply online to this announcement to receive consideration.
  • Veterans' Preference applies only to Schedule A (disability appointment) and Veterans Recruitment Appointments (if applicable).
  • The National Institutes of Health participates in the USCIS Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program ( E-Verify ).
  • The NIH maintains a tobacco free work environment and campus.
  • Must be able to perform the essential duties of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Visit our Applicant FAQs page for helpful information on the application process.
  • Visit our Total Compensation page and this sample for a detailed look into the benefits, awards, leave, retirement, and other incentives employees may receive as part of a rewarding work environment.
  • If selected, you will be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE Form 450 to determine if a conflict or an appearance of a conflict exists between your financial interest and your prospective position with the agency. This information is required annually. For information, visit the NIH Ethics website: https://ethics.od.nih.gov/topics/fd.html


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