Time-in-Grade Restriction - Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements. The grade may have been in any occupation but must have been held in the Federal service.
A bachelor's degree (or higher) with the major study in an academic field related to the health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of the position. [TRANSCRIPT(S) MUST BE SUBMITTED. CONFERRAL OF DEGREE(S) SHOULD BE PRESENT ON TRANSCRIPT(S). UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT(S) OK.]
In addition to meeting the basic education requirement noted above, this position requires:
EDUCATION AND SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT
One (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-5 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is progressively responsible experience, which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and is in or related to the work of the position. Such qualifying experience includes: performing research tasks for clinical studies, drafting research materials and presentations for professional meetings; participate in the development of and carrying out project timelines; assisting with preparing data for analysis; assisting with extracting appropriate medical records for system analysis, supporting all day-to-day research administration needs of a research project; coordination of preparation submission, and renewal of Institutional Review Board (IRB) protocols; and compiling materials needed to submit research proposals.
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION
Completion of (1) year of graduate-level education OR superior academic achievement (S.A.A.), in a major field of study related to the health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of the position which provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the duties of the position. Superior Academic Achievement (S.A.A.) (a) Class standing Applicants must be in the upper third of the graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision based on completed courses; or (b) Grade-point average (G.P.A.) Applicants must have 3.0 or higher out of possible 4.0 as recorded on their official transcript, or as computed based on 4 years of education, or the final 2 years of the curriculum; or 3.5 or higher based on the average of the required courses completed in the major field or the required courses in the major field completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; or (c) honor society membership. [TRANSCRIPT(S) MUST BE SUBMITTED. UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT(S) OK.]
Acombination of specialized experience and related graduate education as described that demonstrates your ability to perform the duties of the position and fully qualifying at the GS-7 grade level. If you qualify with a combination, your experience must be documented in your application/resume and transcripts are required.
You will be rated on the following Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other characteristics (KSAOs) as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position:
- Skill in research administration.
- Skill in writing, reporting, and communication.
- Skill in preparing data for analyses.
- Skill in maintaining project records.
[For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications .
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).
APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.) Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. *** If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. ***
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) and/or documentation related to your active duty service which shows dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation.
Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veterans Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. For more information, please review the information for disabled Veterans in the application checklist or visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your résumé and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.