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    This position is located in the Department of Health And Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, headquartered in Washington, District of Columbia.

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    As a Health Scientist, you will use your knowledge of and experience with the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health to optimize business results and customer experience by:

    Managing all activities related to assigned cases of alleged research misconduct in biomedical research studies.

    Evaluating the evidence to support a Public Health Service (PHS) finding of research misconduct and recommends administrative actions against respondents, such as supervision or debarment; works with the OASH leadership and the Office of the General Counsel (OGC) to resolve cases; and follows each case through closure, which may include potential criminal charges or civil suits that may transpire.

    Providing relevant information to extramural institutional officials regarding the PHS misconduct regulations.

    Responding to telephone calls and direct conversations from complainants, witnesses, respondents, and attorneys for respondents concerning research misconduct matters and the responsible conduct of research and makes a written record of these communications.

    Establishing and maintaining effective collaborative and working relationships with other government agencies and academic and other research institutions and organizations to ensure proper reporting of research misconduct allegations.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0601 General Health Science

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