Kelly Government Solutions is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers. Through our partnership with the National Institutes of Health, Kelly Government Solutions offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with the leading medical research center in the world. We are seeking an individual to work as a Scientific Program Manager to support the HEAL Initiative at the National Institutes of Health in Rockville, MD.
This is a long-term contract position which offers:
- Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit package
- Optional health, vision, and dental plans
- Vacation leave as well as 10 paid federal holidays and 401K plan.
- Access to NIH's unparalleled resources and niche scientific initiatives
TASKS/SERVICES. The contractor shall:
(1) Organize, implement and lead the review of collaboration requests / proposals submitted to the Stem Cell Translation Laboratory (SCTL) as part of the NIH Helping End Addition Long-term (HEAL) Initiative.
(2) Develop written materials and documents that summarize the goals of the project and the criteria that will be used to determine which research proposals will be accepted for collaboration.
(3) Work with labs and leadership who are involved in the NIH HEAL Initiative to provide technical and scientific assistance to researchers interested in collaborating.
(4) Coordinate and facilitate projects and meetings that involve intramural/extramural collaborations.
(5) Manage solicitation processes, including pre-screening of applicants, receipt of proposals, evaluation of proposals and dissemination of review results; Federal Task Leader (FTL) will have final say in all decisions regarding this task.
(6) Engage in the development of communication materials / vehicles and the dissemination of those materials / vehicles, including news releases, one-pagers, backgrounders, peer-reviewed manuscripts, web products and other written materials for distribution to myriad audiences.
(7) Fulfill Federal / Congressional reporting requirements including collecting information, collaborating with budget personnel, and preparing written reports and controlled correspondence.
(8) Contribute to planning, organizing and executing workshops, symposia and short courses targeting the opioid translational research community.
(9) Compile, analyze and organize scientific, program and related information.
(10) Research and summarize background materials; locate scientific or other policy related information on the internet and other means, including literature, media and database searches.
(11) Compile data and prepare graphs, slides and presentations to support information needs of various levels of leadership.
(12) Observe and/or participate in numerous meetings; take detailed and thorough notes; provide minutes/reports and follow-up materials on these meetings; track action items and project plans.
REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:
(1) Master's degree in Biology, Life Sciences or other related discipline; three (3) years of specialized experience plus a Bachelor's degree is equivalent to a Master's degree.
(2) Minimum of two (2) years of experience in biology, neuroscience, or related field.
(3) Minimum of three (3) years of experience in science analysis and project management.
(4) Experience communicating with research scientists in academia, not-for-profit and for-profit organizations.
(5) Ability to evaluate scientific research programs.
(6) Experience with NIH and other Federal / Administrative clearance processes and procedures (preferred).
(7) Strong communications skills, both oral and written, including formal publication-quality writing and presentations.
(8) Expertise in translating complex scientific material into non-technical language for myriad of audiences, including the general public and policymakers.
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