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    This is an exciting opportunity in the NIDDK clinical studies and central repository programs, to work with extramural Program staff and NIDDK-funded study groups to harmonize clinical research practices and participate in NIDDK Central Repository operations.

    While at least a 4-year degree related to the medical field, health sciences or allied sciences is required, a post-baccalaureate degree or advanced training in an academic field related to public health or epidemiology is preferred.

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    As a Clinical and Repository Program Specialist, your typical work assignments may include:

    • Coordinating Repository interactions with NIDDK-funded study groups, ensuring timely transfer of data and samples to the Repository, reviewing and approving external requests for access to Repository materials, developing and monitoring policies and guidance to adhere to NIDDK/NIH policies, and managing data and biospecimens for statistical analyses and scientific review.
    • Providing assistance, technical direction, and oversight of the performance of the NIDDK Central Repository contractors.
    • Collaborating with several leadership teams to develop and implement policies, procedures, and oversight tools to guide extramural NIDDK-funded clinical studies, enhance the effectiveness of clinical research activities, and achieve consistent, effective, and efficient clinical research practices across all NIDDK divisions.
    • Independently analyzing and interpreting Federal research regulations and NIH policies for grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts. Developing and implementing best practices to ensure that all clinical studies are compliant with NIH, NIDDK, and HHS regulations and policies, and providing advice and guidance to Program Directors to ensure they are applied consistently and correctly across all studies.
    • Developing cost principles for clinical study budgets and assisting individual Program Directors in developing budget projections for specific studies.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0601 General Health Science

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