Health Scientist Administrator (Program Officer & Scientific Review Officer)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Montgomery County, Maryland
Posted
Sep 26, 2020
Closes
Oct 01, 2020
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This is a PREVIEW of a vacancy announcement that will open on September 21, 2020. Please apply on line at Vacancy Announcement Number NIH-GR-MP-20-10903705 during the open period.
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Responsibilities

This is a PREVIEW of a vacancy announcement that will open on September 21, 2020. Please apply on line at Vacancy Announcement Number NIH-GR-MP-20-10903705 during the open period.

DAIDS seeks candidates for program officer positions, which serve as
Contracting Officer Representatives (COR) in the areas of pre-clinical and/or clinical research
. As a COR, you will provide programmatic input into the development of the solicitation, negotiations, and resulting contracts; serve as the technical liaison between the contractor and the Contracting Officer; and ensure satisfactory performance and timely delivery of deliverables as set forth in the contract, including deliverable inspection and invoice review.

Experienced CORs in the areas of pre-clinical and clinical research are preferred.

Applicants must demonstrate that they have worked independently in planning, organizing, and conducting biomedical behavioral health, or health-related research; served effectively, in research program administration in these fields; and acquired an understanding of the history, interests, internal dynamics, and relationships of organizations in which health research is conducted. This experience may be gained as a principal investigator of a grant or contract, or may otherwise be gained through active involvement in initiating research projects, developing protocols, conducting studies, documenting findings, interpreting results in a published report (journal), supervising staff, and managing the budget.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
14

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship requirement or proof of being a U.S. National must be met by closing date.
  • 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.)
  • Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with the Selective Service.
  • Position requires Education.


Qualifications

Basic Qualifications: You must possess a degree in a major study in an academic field related to the health sciences, medical field, or allied sciences appropriate to the work of the position.

Applicants must meet the requirements described in paragraphs A or B below. Successful completion of all requirements for a Ph.D. (or equivalent doctoral degree), in an accredited college or university, including acceptance of the dissertation, in an academic field of the health or pertinent sciences (i.e., biochemistry, molecular biology, physiology, etc.) allied to health or health related research OR Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university, leading to a bachelor's or higher degree, with major study in an academic field of the health or pertinent sciences which have been applied and utilized by the applicant in health or health-related research and, in addition, at least 1 year of qualifying progressively responsible experience; or any equivalent combination of graduate study and research experience in these fields. This education and experience must demonstrate that the applicant has acquired the scientific knowledge, skills and abilities to apply and utilize them successfully in health or health-related research at a level which is the qualitative equivalent of that acquired in meeting all the requirements for the Ph.D. degree (or equivalent doctoral degree), including the dissertation as indicated above. The appropriate doctoral equivalency must be supported by publications in health or health-related research accomplishment in appropriate scientific journals; or other objective evidence in such form that it may be reviewed and evaluated.

Basic Experience Requirements for All Grade Levels:
Applicants must demonstrate that they have worked independently in planning, organizing, and conducting biomedical behavioral health, or health-related research; served effectively, in research program administration in these fields; and acquired an understanding of the history, interests, internal dynamics, and relationships of organizations in which health research is conducted. This experience may be gained as a principal investigator of a grant or contract, or may otherwise be gained through active involvement in initiating research projects, developing protocols, conducting studies, documenting findings, interpreting results in a published report (journal), supervising staff, and managing the budget.

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.

An assessment questionnaire will be available during the vacancy open period.

Education

Please see the vacancy announcement during the open period for additional information about the education requirement.

This position has an education requirement. 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 package. Official transcripts will be required from all selectees prior to receiving an official offer. Click here for information on Foreign Education.

Additional information

This is a PREVIEW of a vacancy announcement that will open on September 21, 2020. Please apply on line at Vacancy Announcement Number NIH-GR-MP-20-10903705 during the open period.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

This is a PREVIEW of a vacancy announcement that will open on September 21, 2020. Please apply on line at Vacancy Announcement Number NIH-GR-MP-20-10903705 during the open period.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Position sensitivity and risk
Moderate Risk (MR)

Trust determination process

Required Documents

Please see the vacancy announcement during the open period for more information about required documents.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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