Sleep Laboratory Manager (WRAIR)
Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), in support of its biomedical research mission, has a requirement to support the Center for Military Psychiatry and Neurosciences (CMPNS) mission to conduct basic and applied research to develop evidence-based strategies to diagnose, prevent, and mitigate the effects of psychological demands, continuous operations, and brain trauma on the health and well-being of Service Members. The position outlined below is in support of the Behavioral Biology & NICoE Branch.Responsibilities:
- Function independently while safely operating sophisticated medical equipment to record sleep/wake physiologyAdminister a variety of tests (e.g., cognitive, psychomotor, personality, etc.) and check vital signs as specified by research protocolsMust have excellent written and oral communication skills, to write reports and publications, and present findings in meetings.Knowledge of/experience with FDA regulations, rules, and policies affecting conduct, record-keeping, and monitoring of human protocols involving investigational new drugs.This position requires the ability to teach these practices to others (students, enlisted soldiers, etc.) as appropriate, and to monitor study data collection procedures to ensure uniformly high levels of compliance with FDA-required practices throughout all phases of the study: preparation, conduct, analysis, and archiving of clinical data.Oversee technical and logistical aspects of the conduct of human research in the fields of: sleep, sleep deprivation, electroencephalography, psychophysiology, and others—and aids in the statistical analyses, presentation, and publication of resulting data sets – to include assisting in the preparation of any progress and/or final reports to the FDA and/or commercial (e.g., pharmaceutical industry) sponsors of IND research.Knowledge of ICH/GCP and FDA/CFR guidelines for pharmacological agents used in human use research or past related experience showing the ability to master similar skills is a critical requirement.