The US Army Medical Research Material Command (USAMRMC) is a major subordinate Command of the United States Army Medical Command. The Commanding General USAMRMC, directs the management of a number of medical research, development and acquisition programs. The CDMRP is responsible for planning, coordinating, integrating, programming, budgeting and executing these programs. GDIT is seeking an experienced professional to perform the following Science Officer duties in support of Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP).
Provide input regarding knowledge of scientific aspects of military medical research, along with providing input for scientific assessment to enable the program to meet its commitments and obligations.
Participate in defining scientific objectives, prepare research plans, and ensure that team administrative and scientific goals are met in a timely manner.
Participate in developing goals and milestones for program execution to include preparation of the Program Announcement or the Board Agency Announcement (whichever is applicable to the specific research program) to solicit research proposals to support program goals.
Execute plans for work flow for proposal receipt, review, quality control database entry, human use review, animal use review, environmental and safety review, and other program reviews by the command.
Attend pre-solicitation screening, peer and programmatic review and vision setting meetings and teleconferences.
Assist in the creation of comprehensive program evaluations, briefing slides and handouts for submission to the Director, CDMRP.
Assist in the review and management of funded projects, to include reviewing and interpreting research results with a view toward compliance with the statement of work, budgeting, safety, regulatory requirements, and intellectual property.
Continuously evaluate the grant management process and procedures that require alteration or improvement; when approved, execute changes.
Work with, and coordinate through administrative and scientific staff at the CDMRP, contracting personnel, regulatory compliance personnel, information management personnel, budget personnel, grants offices at funded institutions, and principal investigations.
Assist in providing life cycle management of assigned research grants.
Apply expert knowledge and understanding in specific areas of biomedical sciences to the management of the CDMRP funded research portfolio with focus on infectious diseases and/or Metabolic Diseases.
Provide expert analysis, evaluation, and improvement of the scientific programs and their administration.
Bachelors Degree in a scientific discipline required.
5-8 years of related experience in scientific research, analysis and/or engineering.
Research portfolio with focus on infectious diseases and/or Metabolic Diseases.
Must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain a favorable NACI T1 security investigation.
Masters Degree/PhD strongly preferred.
Experience in grants management is highly desired.
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