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Job #: R-00019641
Location: Bethesda, MD
Category: Life Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

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Job Requisition:

Biomedical Scientist

Job Description:

Leidos has a position is available for a biomedical researcher with experience managing medical information associated with large, longitudinal epidemiological studies.  The All of Us Research Program (AoURP) collects a wide variety of data from sources including biospecimens, physical measurements, genomic profiles, mobile health devices, and medical histories from 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.

Specifically, we are looking for individuals who can lead efforts in at least one of the following areas:

   1. Design and implement future versions of our longitudinal protocol

   2. Create and monitor linkages between our dataset and other available datasets;

   3. Promote the use of our dataset in the research community

Please indicate in your cover letter how your experience is appropriate to one of the three areas above.  All of the 3 areas above also involve researcher engagement to improve our offerings to the research community.

The candidate will be responsible for overseeing DMCR information-dependent and information-focused projects, including projects that are collaborations with other divisions or with awardees.  She or he will be responsible for assisting with the timely release 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 understanding the wealth of available healthcare data to help inform recommendations to the CMSO.  Some travel may be required.


  • The position requires a Ph.D. with 4 or more years of relevant experience with at least 2 years in program and/or project management.
  • The successful candidate will bring demonstrated experience in data management, ideally related to or in support of the design and execution of complex cohort studies. 
  • 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 data resources.

*This position requires a US citizenship.

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Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Life Scientist




Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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