This position is located within NINDS, Division of Translational Research. The incumbent will be responsible for providing direct or arranging for the necessary chemistry, pharmacology, neuroscience, and experimental design expertise to advance the translational and therapy development efforts as part of the NINDS mission. Specifically, the incumbent will work with the Helping End Addiction Long-Term (HEAL) Optimization of Non-Addictive Therapies to Treat Pain program.Learn more about this agency
As a Scientific Project Manager (Drug Discovery and Development), you will perform the following duties and functions:
- Provide expert leadership, advice and authoritative guidance to the Division of Translational Research staff in preparing and managing cooperative agreements and contracts.
- Manage a portfolio of drug discovery grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts with trans-NIH scope including responsibility for all aspects of administration (i.e., organizing and managing).
- Develop project plans and associated communications documents; manage the day-to-day activities of assigned Programs and Projects
- Prepare and review data packages to support and defend recommendations to DTR, NINDS and NIH in forums such as NIH HEAL related meetings, NINDS Extramural Science Committee and NINDS Council meetings.
- Provide direct or arranging for the necessary chemistry, pharmacology, neuroscience, and experimental design expertise to advance the translational and therapy development efforts as part of the NINDS mission.
- Set and continually manage Program and Project expectations with team members and other stakeholders; effectively communicate expectations to all team members and stakeholders; identify and resolve issues and conflicts within Program and Project teams.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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