Scientific Review Manager

Clearance Level
Scientific Review
Frederick, Maryland

REQ#: RQ123067

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT manages the scientific peer review of biomedical research for a federal government agency.  We are currently seeking a Scientific Review Manager for our Frederick, MD office.  This person will be the scientific/technical lead for individual scientific peer review programs in the biomedical science fields, oversees all scientific/technical aspects of the review process, ensuring a fair and thorough review of each application by a panel of subject-matter experts and the integrity of the entire peer review process. Candidates must be a US Citizen and be approved by the client.


  • Serves as the primary point of contact with the client program managers. Manages client expectations.
  • Communicates program goals and established processes to the project team. Supervises scientific review officers (SROs) assigned to individual review panels.
  • Guides and oversees SROs throughout the review process, including reviewer recruitment, meeting facilitation and summary statement writing.
  • Develops and presents reviewer trainings. Performs quality control of the scientific contents of client deliverables.


  • PhD, MD or equivalent and 3-6 years working experience in biomedical sciences.
  • Excellent communication skills are required.
  • Prior management experience is highly desirable.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.