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This position is located in the
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of the Secretary (OS),
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH), Office for Human Research
Protections (OHRP), Division of Education and Development in Washington, DC.
The Division of Education and
Development enhances the protection of human subjects in HHS-conducted or
supported research by providing education to individuals involved in the human
subjects research enterprise. Specific
Division functions include conference coordination, quality assessment,
promotion of cooperative education and development, provision of ethical
guidance and clarification, and maintenance and promulgation of educational and
institutional review guidance materials.
Note: This announcement has been amended to include the correct travel requirements and extend the closing date to January 31, 2014.
This vacancy is also being announcement concurrently with
vacancy announcement HHS-OASH-MP-14-1020472
under merit promotion procedures. Please
review that announcement to see if you are eligible to apply under those
procedures. NOTE: Applicants must apply
separately for each announcement.
PHS Commissioned Corps Officers
interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned
Corps (not as a career/career-conditional employee) are encouraged to apply to
the concurrent merit promotion announcement as shown above above.
may be made from this announcement.
the development of educational programs and materials and conducts
educational events concerning the protection of human subjects.
authoritative guidance to research institutions, HHS components, other
Federal agencies, research investigators, the media, and the general
public concerning application of HHS policies, procedures and regulations
for the protection of human research subjects.
areas requiring new or revised policies, standards and guidelines and
makes recommendations on how the OHRP should respond. Prepares reports and recommendations to
help the OHRP Director/Deputy Director identify and address new developments
and unanticipated issues related to human subject protections.
OHRP within and outside HHS to gain support for the protection of human
subjects. Makes public
presentations representing OHRP and HHS in matters pertaining to HHS
policies, procedures, and regulations for the protection of human
the staff of the Division of Education and Development. Assigns work, sets
priorities, establishes milestones, and provides professional advice and
administrative guidance to staff members.
- 25% or Greater
- 30% Domestic travel required.