Job Overview


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You will serve as a Health Specialist in the Clinical Research Resources Branch and provide scientific, administrative and technical oversight for large HIV/AIDS clinical research support contracts(s). 


This position is located in the Clinical Research Resources Branch (CRRB), Office for Policy in the Clinical Research Operations Branch, Division of AIDS, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). The CRRB provides critical Division-wide HIV/AIDS clinical research support services through the development and administration of large-scale contracts.  You will serve as a Contracting Officer's Representative for one or more of these contracts. As such, you will be the primary technical interface to contractors to ensure appropriate delivery of services according to contract requirements and interface with staff to review resources requirements for clinical trials, coordinate access to Divison-wide resources, avoid duplicative clinical trial support activities, and encourage a standardized approach to clinical trials support.

Supervisory Status


Promotion Potential


Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

Current permanent Title 5 Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) employees, current enlisted PHS Commissioned Corps eligibles and individuals under CTAP only.

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