The Biological Life Sciences Operation of the Health Group is seeking a Senior Biomedical Scientist who will perform as a productive member of a team supports process and program management for the All of Us Research Program in North Bethesda, MD. This is NOT a laboratory research position.
A position is available for a biomedical researcher with experience with large, longitudinal epidemiological studies. The All of Us Research Program (AoURP) collects biospecimens, physical measurements, genomic profiles, and medical histories on a cohort that is planned to include over a million people who will be followed for over 10 years. The AoURP needs a dedicated individual who can assist our Chief Medical and Science Officer (CMSO) in running the Division of Medicine and Clinical Review (DMCR). The CMSO is responsible for the overall stewardship of all medically related activities in the program and for the strategic planning, implementation, and evaluation of all science- and clinical-related activities to ensure the development of a multifaceted research program utilizing the rich resources of the AoURP to achieve its mandate to improve prevention and treatment of disease.
The candidate will be responsible for overseeing the management of DMCR projects comprising the near- and long-term research plan for the program. She or he will be responsible for ensuring timely releases of new protocol versions, integration of various internal collaborative efforts between the DCMR and other AoURP divisions, facilitating collaborations with NIH Institutes and Centers, and assisting in all other tasks and responsibilities assigned to the CMSO. An important aspect of this work includes providing deeply informed recommendations to the Director of the AoURP, taking into account the advice of its advisory committee as well as its partners and stakeholders. Some travel may be required.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: The position requires an M.D. or Ph.D. with 8 or more years of relevant experience with at least 5 of those years in program and/or project management. The successful candidate will bring demonstrated leadership and specific knowledge in the design and execution of complex cohort studies. Candidates should have experience in the oversight of the protection of human research participants (e.g., by service on an institutional review board or data safety monitoring board). They must have a demonstrated commitment to, and special knowledge of, populations historically underrepresented in biomedical research. Candidates should have superior communication skills with the ability to translate academic and scientific concepts to varied constituencies, the ability to collaborate with researchers and other AoURP stakeholders, experience in developing and setting strategic priorities, and managing human and financial resources.
This position requires a US citizenship.