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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


If selected for this position, you will perform the following duties: 

  • Planning, implementing, coordinating, and evaluating programs and initiatives in the assigned specialty area of research.
  • Reviewing data and progress reports, and implementing corrective actions needed to achieve adequate research progress.
  • Participating in the development of Program Announcements, Request for Applications, and Request for Proposals in areas of research.
  • Planning and executing analytic research projects and researching the quality of methodologies and measures pertinent to the assessment and summarization of the health status of Americans.
  • Assisting and working collaboratively with Project Scientist/Program Officer to support the management of research resources, technical administration and programmatic evaluation of funded grants, contracts, and other activities.
  • Assisting staff with various grants and/or contract related administrative activities.