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    Summary

    This position is located in the Office of the Chief Scientist - Integrated Research Facility (OCSIRF), Division of Clinical Research (DCR), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The OCS-IRF is a state-of-the art facility and is unique in that it is the only maximum containment laboratory in the world where conventional and molecular medical imaging equipment are incorporated into the facility's design.

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    Responsibilities

    • Provide authoritative scientific leadership in managing research programs dealing with high-profile emerging and reemerging infectious diseases and biodefense research of national and international prominence.
    • Manage, strategize, and prioritize the Integrated Research Facility (IRF) scientific portfolio to maximize the return on investment to meet national biodefense needs.
    • Develop collaborations with external partners to facilitate BioSafety Level (BSL) laboratory operations and maximize resource use in support of IRF research programs.
    • Direct multifaceted studies involving all IRF core facilities and capabilities in order to maximize efficiency and productivity.
    • Promote and maintain collaborations with DHHS, the Department of Defense (DOD), other Executive Branch agencies, academia, industry, and National Interagency Confederation for Biological Research (NICBR) partners.
    • Exercise scientific expertise and scientific/management judgment in facilitating state-of-the-art research.
    • Develop and articulate BSL-3/4 research strategies, goals, and priorities within a landscape that is constantly changing due to new/reemerging threats and shifting regulatory environments.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel up to 25% for this position.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    15

  • Job family (Series)

    0601 General Health Science

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