Job Title:Health Specialist - NIAID-MP
Department:Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency:National Institutes of Health
Job Announcement Number:NIH-NIAID-MP-13-778567
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/ Per Year|
|Friday, November 30, 2012 to
Tuesday, December 04, 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.
At NIAID, we work to improve global health in the 21st century. Our scientists study all aspects of infectious diseases from bench to bedside. With the help of support and administrative staff, they work to find ever better methods of disease prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. Your individual talents could help us complete our mission and make a difference in the lives of millions of people in the United States and around the world. Apply today. This position is located in the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (DMID) in Bethesda, MD. The DMID is the lead extramural research division responsible for research on emerging or re-emerging infectious human pathogens, including biodefense research on potential agents of bioterrorism. As a Health Specialist you will assist a senior-level official in the development, coordination, and management of grants/contracts/cooperative agreements or in other activities that support the goals and objectives of the program.
- Time in grade met within 30 days of closing date.
- Position is subject to a background investigation.
DUTIES:Back to top
If selected for the position, you will perform the following duties and functions;
- Provide direct assistance and operational advice to leadership on matters related to the planning and management of his/her Program.
- Assist in the evaluation of the significance and scientific merit of proposed research projects.
- Collect, assemble, review and evaluate preclinical and/or clinical data in support of requests (or concepts) for utilization of Division resources.
- Act as a liaison and communicate with the biomedical research community with regard to assigned grants and on related matters such as policies and procedures.
- Act as a liaison and/or "trouble-shooter" in the Section/Branch for the resolution of operational, compliance or other problems impacting upon the accomplishment of project goals and objectives.
- Synthesize reference material for a variety of presentations, briefings and position papers and prepare drafts of these documents which may be used.
- Prepare correspondence and periodic reports on technical and business activities of Section/Branch contracts and response to inquires.
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-11: You must demonstrate in your resume at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 level in the Federal Government obtained in either the private or public sector performing the following tasks: screening periodic reports of health science grantees or contractors to spot problems, ascertain progress, and identify information of value for reports, writing health science research grant applications; providing assistance to prospective health science grantees; assisting in the preparation of comprehensive reports of health science study results; assisting staff with the preparation of funding plans and gathering necessary support documentation from health science applicants or grantees; and coordinating the compilation and preparation of periodic reports related to health science research.
Have completed 3 years of progressively higher level education leading to a PhD. degree, or have a PhD. or equivalent doctoral degree in a related field.
Have a combination of graduate education and experience that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.
To qualify for the GS-12: You must demonstrate in your resume at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 level in the Federal government obtained in either the private or public sector performing the following tasks: conducting health research; evaluating health science grant or contractor proposals/applications for completeness, sufficiency of data, justifications for equipment and similar matters used to determine scientific merit; monitoring public health contracts, grants or cooperative agreements to ensure compliance with requirements; preparing comprehensive reports of health science study results; assessing the adequacy and quality of data from health science studies; preparing funding plans and evaluating progress reports for funded health science projects; conducting on-site reviews of the operation of health science programs; and providing guidance and technical assistance regarding policies and procedures to grantees, contractors, applicants and other interested parties.
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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: