Director, Division of Research, Innovation, and Ventures (DRIVe)

Washington D.C.
Dec 10, 2018
Dec 10, 2018
Executive, Director
Full Time

Occasional travel - - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.

  • Appointment is subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication.
  • E-Verify: If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" System.
  • Direct Deposit: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choice.
  • Position requires the completion of a Public Financial Disclosure report.
  • Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with the Selective Service, unless exempt.
  • Transcript is required.
  • One-year trial period may be required.
  • Annual leave for non-federal service may be authorized.
  • Recruitment incentive may be authorized.
  • Basic Requirements: Applicants must possess a Bachelor's or graduate/higher level degree: major study in an academic field related to the medical field, health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of the 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.

    Agency Requirements: In addition to the basic requirements, a Ph.D., M.D. or other earned doctorate is required.

    Minimum Requirements: Significant specialized experience leading, directing, and managing an innovative and dynamic organization focusing on the development or use of medical countermeasures (e.g. vaccines, drugs, diagnostic tools or medical devices) or technologies that address public health threats. Typically, experience of this nature is gained at or above the GS-14 grade level in federal service or equivalent state or local government, the private sector, or non-governmental organizations.

    This position has a positive education requirement. Applicants must submit transcripts or a list of applicable courses with their application package. This also applies to status applicants who are applying to a position in a different occupational series than they are currently or were previously appointed.

    Applicants who do not submit their transcripts (or list of applicable course work) will be evaluated based on the information provided in their application package (and/or resume) along with their responses to a self-certification question asking if they meet the basic qualifications listed in the vacancy announcement. Those deemed tentatively qualified will be referred for consideration. If selected, applicants will be required to provide an official transcript prior to the final job offer. If the official transcript does not support the educational requirements of the position, the applicant will be considered ineligible for the position.

    Special Instructions for Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. Failure to provide such documentation with your application will result in lost consideration. For further information, visit:

    This is an excepted service position under Title 42. Applications will be accepted from qualified persons, including Public Health Service Commissioned Corps officers. No previous federal experience is required. This appointment does not confer any entitlement to a position in the competitive service.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated based on the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for the position. Your resume must provide clear examples that demonstrate level of accomplishment, and degree of responsibility.

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    Drug test required No

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