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    Summary

    Are you a candidate who has comprehensive, in-depth knowledge of mammalian developmental biology, biomedical research concepts, administrative laws, policies, regulations, and precedents relevant to the NIH? If selected, you will be responsible for translating complex biomedical research concepts to lay audiences. To be successful, you need experience and knowledge of basic and/or translational research.

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    Responsibilities

    • Contributes to a range of staff functions involving planning, policy development, and analysis necessary for key policy and program decisions by the NIH leadership.
    • Provides expert advice on biomedical, scientific, and health policy issues.
    • Develops reports and other staff documents on the policies, programs, plans, research accomplishments, and other activities of the NIH.
    • Consults with a wide range of individuals who are involved in scientific research to identify major issues, roadblocks, and potential actions necessary for policy development and interpretation.
    • Works with a team to summarize and interpret the work of investigators and research programs in terms that are understandable to the Congressional or lay community in order to communicate information on activities and plans and to support current and requested research budget levels.
    • Provides staff support to expert committees and major meetings organized by the Biosafety, Biosecurity & Emerging Biotechnology Policy Division (BBEBPD), to address major program and science policy issues.
    • Provides subject matter expertise to develop policies, recommendations, and procedures for the responsible, safe, ethical, and secure conduct of science funded by NIH. Specific policies include, but may not be limited to, the NIH Guidelines for Human Stem Cell Research, NIH policy on informed consent for human fetal tissue research and legal requirements regarding the acquisition and use of human fetal tissue for research purposes.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

  • Job family (Series)

    0601 General Health Science

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/541464000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.