Basic Requirement: 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: gathering information for use in developing responses to routine inquiries; drafting documents to explain scientific or other findings; assisting in preparing portions of briefing reports; and interacting with individuals within an organization to provide information and/or coordinate activities.
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: developing communication materials to provide information regarding ongoing and planned research programs, scientific direction, research breakthroughs, and the significance of organizational supported research; gathering and evaluating scientific information from universities, hospitals, health associated agencies, pharmaceutical manufacturers, and others for reports and other communication materials; and preparing analyses of research data for presentation to outside organizations.
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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:
If you meet the minimum qualifications for this position, your application and responses to the online questionnaire will be evaluated under Category Rating and Selection procedures for placement in one of the following categories:
- Best Qualified for those who are superior in the evaluation criteria
- Well Qualified for those who excel in the evaluation criteria
- Qualified for those who only meet the minimum qualification requirements
Candidates determined to be Best Qualified will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. The Category Rating Process does not add veterans' preference points, but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category.
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If you are a veteran, CTAP or ICTAP eligible, or an individual with a disability, please refer to the following links for additional information and required documents:
All such documents MUST be received by 11:59pm ET of the closing date, Sunday, April 28, 2013, to be considered.