National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)—one of the largest Institutes of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)—is seeking exceptional applicants with experience in clinical research and project management for a health specialist position in the Office of Clinical Research Resources (OCRR), Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (DMID). DMID supports extramural research to control and prevent diseases caused by virtually all human infectious agents (except HIV). DMID provides funding opportunities and a comprehensive set of resources for researchers that support basic research, preclinical development, and clinical evaluation.
As a health specialist, you will plan, implement, coordinate, and evaluate programs and initiatives in the area of infectious diseases clinical studies. In addition, the health specialist duties will include:
Assisting and working collaboratively with the project scientist/project officer to support the management of research resources, technical administration, and programmatic evaluation of funded grants/cooperative agreement awards and other activities
Working in partnership with multidisciplinary research team, including clinical investigators, in the review, management, coordination, monitoring, and evaluation of multi-center or other clinical trials
Collaborating in the development and oversight of appropriate operating procedures for the review, implementation, and dissemination of clinical protocols supported by the Division
Performing fiscal oversight of large-scale clinical research programs
Planning and executing analytic research projects
Planning and carrying out quality control program and select statistical methods for use in quality control analysis
Preparing the more complex aspects of studies that require more sophisticated methodology
Successful completion a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's degree or graduate/higher level degree with major study in an academic field related to the medical field, health sciences, or allied sciences appropriate to the work of the position
See vacancy announcements for additional detailed qualification requirements.
Experience reviewing and analyzing multi-project budgets
Visit www.USAJobs.gov and access vacancy announcements NIH-NIAID-DE-21-10960820 (U.S. citizens) and/or NIH-NIAID-MP-21-10966282 (status candidates) beginning March 8, 2021. Applications must be submitted online by 11:59 p.m. on March 12, 2021.
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HHS, NIH, and NIAID are equal opportunity employers.