Program Coordinator (WRAIR)

Clearance Level
Program Management
Silver Spring, Maryland

REQ#: RQ50304

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking a program coordinator to support the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) Experimental Therapeutics Branch’s projects associated with the Combatting Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Presidential Initiative. Specific duties include:

  • Assist with the design of in vitro and in vivo experiments including, but not limited to recommendations for dosing levels and calculation of compound requirements for in vitro and in vivo experiments.
  • Have knowledge of small molecule synthesis timeframes in order to efficiently plan for compound assessment in a defined testing paradigm.
  • Coordinate compound assessment with the Principal Investigator(s) including using the laboratory information management system (LIMS), scheduling in vitro and in vivo studies, ensuring delivery of compounds to testing labs, compiling data, and reporting results.
  • Assist with meetings and the organization of studies and collaborations involving Experimental Therapeutics, other WRAIR branches and outside organizations.
  • Assist with the design and preparation of Decision Gate-required deliverables of the Combatting Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Presidential Initiative.
  • Be responsible for tracking and assisting with project accounting and planning for future project requirements including requesting and preparing supply and equipment purchase documents for approval by the COR and ET leadership.
  • Analyze and summarize experimental data for reports, presentations, and publications.
  • Publish the in vivo schedule in support of the ET Branch and other divisions within the WRAIR.

Specific Requirements include:

Requested requirements: B.S. degree in a science-related field with scientific program/project management experience. The contractor should have experience working for a government agency, preferably DoD or pharmaceutical industry.

Knowledge base:  The contractor shall have experience in planning dosing levels for rodent in vivo models, including calculation of compound requirements for in vitro and in vivo experiments. Expertise in database software including Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, and/or browser based Laboratory Information Management Systems.

Work Environment: office environment; may require working evenings and weekends


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