Scientific Project Manager

Clearance Level
Program Management
Silver Spring, Maryland

REQ#: RQ138380

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

GDIT's Military Heath Team is seeking a Scientific Project Manager to support the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) Experimental Therapeutics Branch and the projects associated with the Combatting Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Presidential Initiative.


  • Knowledge of small molecule synthesis timeframes in order to efficiently plan for compound assessment in a defined testing paradigm.
  • Serve as an Integrated Product Team (IPT) coordinator in any ET-related IPT as well as working groups, as needed.
  • Coordinate compound assessment with the Principal Investigator(s) including using the 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 working group or IPT.
  • Responsible for assisting with project accounting and planning for future project requirements including, but not limited to, requesting and preparing supply and equipment purchase documents for approval by the COR and ET leadership.
  • Track and monitor overall project expenditure in accordance with each project’s budget and scope
  • In synergy with the Principal Investigator and ET Leadership, shall manage and monitor project resources and scope in order to sustain project output by both internal and external collaborators.
  • Analyze and summarize experimental data for reports, presentations, and publications.
  • Research, write, and submit grant proposals for funding in support of the ET mission.
  • Assist with preparation and submission of project final reports and/or deliverables as needed
  • Publish (as needed) the in vivo schedule in support of the ET Branch and other divisions within the WRAIR.



  • B.S. degree in a science-related field with scientific program/project management experience.
  • Experience working for a government agency, preferably DoD or pharmaceutical industry. Research and Development
  • 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.
  • Must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain a Public Trust security investigation


  • M.S. degree in a science-related field with scientific program/project management experience
  • PMP Certified

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


  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you  
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career 
  • 401K with company match 
  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams
  • Professional development, education assistance, certification and training opportunities

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