Study Manager

Rockville , MD
Jun 16, 2021
Jul 01, 2021
Full Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Job Summary:
Westat is seeking an individual to participate in nationally significant epidemiologic studies working with government scientists form NIH and other agencies in human health research. This individual with assist in managing the day-to-day activities of ongoing research involving the collection, processing, and analysis of biospecimens and associated data.

Job Responsibilities:
•    Conducting literature reviews in the areas of biospecimen collection and analytic methodologies.
•    Working with study collaborators and project staff to develop and implement study protocols including preparing data collection forms, procedural manuals, and monitoring reports.
•    Developing requirements for specimen management systems. 
•    Overseeing data and biospecimen collection including working with programmers to develop requirements for QA/QC reports and reviewing generated reports. 
•    Identifying and evaluating analysis laboratories and biospecimen repositories and receiving and analyzing laboratory data. 

Basic Qualifications: 
•    A master's degree in public health or a related field with 3 years of experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications: 
•    At least one year of experience related to the collection and analysis of biospecimens for epidemiologic and survey research is preferred. 

Strong oral and written communication skills, administrative abilities, and the capability to handle multiple tasks while working in a team setting are essential.

Westat offers a well-rounded and comprehensive benefits program focused on wellness and work/life balance. Eligible employees may participate in:
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday Leave
  • Professional Development
  • Health Advocate
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Travel Accident Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other protected status under applicable law.

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