Research and Development Associate (DDEAMC)
- Full Time
GDIT is seeking a Research and Development Associate to support the Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center (DDEAMC). Specific tasks include: Clinical Research Grant Proposal Development and Submission Assistance
- Conduct research grant searches to identify appropriate potential intramural and extramural research grant funding opportunities/sources (to include foundations, corporations, and government agencies) that support DDEAMC research objectives/priorities and are aligned with DDEAMC patient population, research and clinical staff expertise and interest.
- Communicate grant funding opportunities to appropriate potential DDEAMC Principle Investigators to initiate actions for developing a proposal for grant funding.
- Assist DDEAMC staff and researchers write/complete, review, edit, and submit research grant proposals.
- Work closely with DDEAMC leaders, clinical and research staff, and collaborators to develop and transforms research ideas into research grant proposals.
- Create and maintain an up-to-date research grant database containing organizational appropriate grant information and funding opportunities.
- Maintain detailed records of grant proposals submitted and awarded; and produce accurate and timely reports on grants, proposals, and submissions as requested by DCI.
- As directed by DCI Chief and/or Deputy Chief, work with Careline/Department Leaders/Program Directors to assist them with developing and building clinical research programs and integrating research efforts across DDEAMC in support of Command research initiatives and clinical research goals.
- Review scientific literature to keep abreast of the latest developments in broad military relevant medical research areas. Topic areas may include, but are not limited, to wound healing, regenerative medicine, environmental medicine, surgical and orthopedic research studies
- Conceive novel research ideas in support of military medicine and perform research in alignment with organizational goals.
- Conduct extensive reviews/investigations into new technology applications that are applicable to departmental research objectives. Apply new technologies to solve unique military medicine problems using professional initiative and ingenuity in development for the development of novel approaches to advance the state-of-the-art.
- Support/Assist DDEAMC Principle Investigators (PI) in research collaborations with outside agencies.
- Assist DDEAMC PI in conducting study feasibility assessments.
- Assist clinical researchers in planning and developing clinical/scientific studies (including developing study design)
- PhD Degree in Healthcare or Science field or Medical Degree
- 10-15 years of related experience in scientific research, analysis and/or engineering.
- Minimum of Five (5) years experience in clinical research with demonstrated active engagement in interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary clinical research activities/projects
- Demonstrated knowledge and competence in application of Code of Federal Regulations for Human Subjects research, Federal Drug Administration (FDA) Guidelines, International Conference on Harmonisation (ICH), and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Guidelines for Human Research
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Proficient in Computer Use (must be able to become proficient in using DDEAMC electronic systems)
- Authorship of research based manuscripts and articles in peer-reviewed journals
- Must be US Citizen / Must be able to obtain a National Security Clearance