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    This announcement will be used to fill the following positions within the NIH:

    As a Supervisory Health Scientist Administrator (Program Officer), you will perform the following tasks:

    • Managing and coordinating all functional requirements of the organization in an Extramural Division.
    • Supervise Health Scientist Administrators, other scientists, and support staff.
    • Enforce general personnel management policy with regard to leave granting, recommending promotion, employee counseling and disciplinary action.
    • Build a cohesive work unit, relying on principles of human resource management.
    • Manage workload and project priorities and ensure timelines are adhered to.
    As a Supervisory Health Scientist Administrator (Scientific Review Officer), you will perform the following tasks:
    • Provide policy direction and coordination for the planning and execution of initial scientific and technical review conducted within the Institute in an Extramural Division.
    • Supervise Health Scientist Administrators, other scientists, and support staff.
    • Utilize scientific knowledge and expertise to perform a variety of management functions associated with the scientific peer review of IC research and research training support activities and other contract activities.
    • Manage the initial scientific and administrative review of grant, program project grant, and training grant applications as well as research project applications submitted in response to requests for applications.
    • Appoint and manage review panels, including the identification of qualified reviewers to evaluate all applications and proposals.
    • Assemble a balanced group of experts and consultants, based upon own knowledge as a scientist and any recommendations from IC and NIH program officials.
    • Establish the criteria and standards for the review panel to follow based upon expert knowledge of the relevant scientific fields, NIH, and IC review policies and procedures.
    • Provide information to the consultants on each committee assembled as a basis for reviewing and evaluating grant applications, contract proposals; collect and provide essential information for committee members.
    • Prepare summary statements of review committee findings and recommendations for use by the IC advisory committee; attend committee meeting and respond to impromptu questions related to the review of the assigned application.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • 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/600509400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.