Scientific Program Analyst/Manager – Mental Health Clinical Research - NIH/NIMH
Kelly Government Solutions at the NIH/NIMH
February 9, 2018
Contract - Experienced
Academic / Research
Kelly Government Solutions at the NIH currently has multiple long-term contract opportunities for Scientific Program Analysts/Managers to support a portfolio of grants that includes clinical trials and clinical research associated with mental health disorders (such as Major Depressive, Bipolar, and Anxiety Disorders) to work with the National Institute of Mental Health in Rockville, MD.
TASKS/SERVICES: The contractor shall: (1) Provide technical leadership and guidance in a major subject matter area related to research covered by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) in the Division of Translational Research (DTR). (2) Work with staff on the oversight and coordination of the National Institute of Mental Health's Division of Translational Research (DTR) human subjects research grants and contracts. (3) Stimulate, plan, advise, direct, and evaluate program activities for a portfolio of research projects, research program and other grants/awards, cooperative agreements, and/or contracts in assigned program area. (4) Provide expert consultative services to investigators planning and carrying out research grant proposals, applicants for research grants, other Government agencies, etc., to promote and explain the objectives of the research grant program. (5) Work with Program staff, investigators and the Office of Clinical Research (OCR) to gather the information and draft documentation necessary to address human subjects’ concerns identified by Reviewers, Program staff and OCR for to-be-funded applications. (6) Work with Program staff to review Human Subject Protection Plans, including securing Data Safety Monitoring plans when necessary. (7) Review incoming progress reports for adherence to approved Human Subjects Protection Plans, Recruitment Monitoring Reports and data sharing agreements. (8) Review and analyze informed consent documents to ensure that the documents comport to the protocol as well as the Federal guidelines and regulations/policies governing human subject protection and/or Certificates of Confidentiality. (9) Support NIMH initiative development processes, workshops and meetings with program staff and NIMH leadership in pursuit of division priorities and the NIMH Strategic Plan. (10) Conduct portfolio analysis, identify opportunities and problem areas, research gaps and relevant program needs; make recommendations for and facilitate new research efforts, clinical studies, or other initiatives. (11) Perform ongoing analysis of published research and the alignment of the translational research portfolio with the NIMH Strategic Plan. (12) Prepare written summaries and presentations of scientific and research publications and grant portfolios. (13) Formulate and present new basic, translational and clinical research concepts, projects and initiatives to appropriate advisory groups; formulate and develop Funding Opportunity Announcements to achieve objectives.
REQUIREMENTS: The contractors ideally would have: (1) Master’s degree or Ph.D. in Biology, Neuroscience, Psychology, Clinical Psychology, or closely related discipline. (2) Minimum of three (3) years of related experience with emphasis in Psychiatry, Psychology, or Behavioral Neuroscience (3) Experience with clinical research and human subjects research associated with mental health especially in the areas of anxiety disorders or depression/mood disorders (4) Experience with government grants management and review processes. (5) Strong communications skills, both oral and written; experience writing and editing documents.
Internal Number: NIMH-RMS-298-302
About Kelly Government Solutions at the NIH/NIMH
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