Job Title: Health Specialist -NIAID-MPJob Announcement Number: NIH-NIAID-MP-13-787623
Department: Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency: National Institutes of Health
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/ Per Year
Monday, November 26, 2012 to
Friday, November 30, 2012
SERIES & GRADE:
Full Time -
1 vacancy in the following location:
Montgomery County, MD United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)
The NIH is the premier biomedical research center for the world. Its 27 Institutes and Centers employ approximately 18,000 employees doing a vast array of jobs, all supporting efforts for a healthy nation. For information on the NIH mission, goals, and Institutes and Centers, visit NIH Overview.
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
conducts and supports biodefense research, basic and applied research to
better understand, treat, and ultimately prevent infectious,
immunologic, and allergic diseases. The Division of Microbiology and
Infectious Diseases (DMID) supports extramural research related to the
control and prevention of diseases caused by virtually all human
infectious agents (over 250 pathogens) except HIV. The DMID supports
research and product development on Institute priorities including
seasonal and pandemic influenza, tuberculosis, malaria, neglected
tropical diseases as well as agents of bioterrorism such as smallpox and
anthrax. If selected for this position, you will serve as a Health
Specialist in DMID, responsible for oversight of the design,
development, maintenance and enhancement of the DMID Clinical Research
Operations and Management Support (CROMS) data system and the
NIAID-Clinical Research Management Support (CRMS) enterprise data system
in support of DMID operations. The data systems provide web-based,
Division-wide information systems to support the scientific,
administrative and regulatory management responsibilities associated
with all facets of clinical program development, implementation,
oversight and evaluation. You will also provide leadership and expertise
in the planning and implementation of NIAID supported studies or other
activities related to infectious diseases. The work requires knowledge
of clinical research with infectious diseases or laboratory research
with infectious diseases and skill in developing, supervising, and
managing a clinical trials management system.
- Time in grade met within 30 days of closing date.
- Position is subject to a background investigation.
DUTIES:Back to top
If selected for this position, you will perform the following duties:
scientific, operational, and management assistance and expert advice to
the immediate supervisor in support of DMID complex and broad ranging
research activities and programs.
- Acting on behalf of the
immediate supervisor, serving as the coordinator and point of contact
for DMID-sponsored internal and external research meetings, workshops
- Ensuring effective communication and information exchanges with staff at the research institutions and/or clinical trial sites.
- Serving as the DMID-CROMS data system and NIAID-CRMS enterprise data system Task Area Coordinator and Business Architect.
- Leading the development of information architecture and document analysis standards for the Division.
technical assistance and training to DMID staff and acting as a liaison
with DMID-sponsored clinical research sites regarding the DMID data
- Identifying and assuring that new business units are integrated into the data system domains.
or assisting in the design of control guidelines and terminology
standards to assist in retrieval of information for end users of the
DMID data systems.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
Basic Requirement: You must
have completed 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 related to the health sciences or allied sciences
appropriate to the work of the position.
To qualify for the GS-14:
You must demonstrate in your resume at least one (1) year of
specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 level in the
Federal government obtained in either the private or public sector
performing the following tasks: developing and
implementing changes to improve a biomedical research organization's
research structure, organization, and staff; planning and conducting
research related to infectious disease pathogens; coordinating the
development and internal review of research solicitations; ensuring effective
communication and information exchanges with staff at research
institutions and/or clinical trial sites; writing and editing memoranda,
correspondence, and other documents of a biomedical research nature;
managing, developing or assisting in the design of clinical trials
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This position has an education requirement. You must 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; however, official transcripts will be required prior to receiving an official offer. Click here for information on Foreign Education . If you are currently or were previously in this occupation series you do not need to submit transcripts. Instead, submit an SF-50 showing the appointment in this occupational series.
Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with Selective Service.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: