Job Overview

Summary

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.

This position is located in the Division of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (DAIDS) which is responsible for a global research portfolio designed to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic. DAIDS accomplishes this through planning, implementing, managing, and evaluating programs in: 1) fundamental basic laboratory research, 2) discovery and development of therapies and treatment strategies for HIV infection and its complications through basic research and clinical trials, and 3) discovery and development of vaccines, topical microbicides, and other prevention strategies through basic research and clinical trials. For more information, visit http://www.niaid.nih.gov/.

Duties

If selected for this position, you will be responsible for:  

·      Coordinating the development and internal review of research grant and contract solicitations (i.e., Program Announcements (PAs), Request for Applications (RFAs) and Request for Proposals (RFPs).

·      Reviewing and analyzing initiatives for compliance with extramural policy and for content, clarity, and adherence to management and technical requirements.

·       Performing a wide variety of highly complex research writing and editing duties necessary for the development and dissemination of written materials on major research programs.

·       Providing scientific, operational, and management assistance and expert advice to your immediate supervisor in support of DAIDS complex and broad ranging research activities and programs.

·      Coordinating, managing, and administering a portfolio of extramural research grants, cooperative agreements and contracts.

·      Analyzing, interpreting, developing and implementing strategies for administering grants and contracts.

·      Interpreting and analyzing complex scientific facts, biomedical research results and their implications on Institute programs and policies. 

·       Attending scientific meetings and seminars to stay abreast of basic and clinical research advances.

·       Serving as the coordinator and point of contact for DAIDS-sponsored internal and external research meetings, workshops and symposia.