The Life Sciences Operation of the Health Group of Leidos is accepting applications for contingent Biomedical Scientist, contingent upon contract award, to provide scientific and administrative support to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI).
The NHLBI supports several precision medicine initiatives and promotes data sharing platforms to facilitate discoveries that will revolutionize the treatment of heart, lung, blood, and sleep disorders. This work is in support of a large NHLBI biomedical precision medicine-focused consortium.
Program Logistics Assistants will work with the Leidos Communications and Governance Lead and/or Publications Coordinator to assist with program and committee management, implementation of policies, communication with investigators, paper proposal submission queue logistics, and administrative review of manuscripts.
This is a full-time remote position. This is NOT a laboratory position. Some local travel may be required. DC Metro area required.
This position requires a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance.
The Biomedical Scientists will work with the Leidos Communications and Governance Lead and/or Publications Coordinator to assist with program and committee management, implementation of policies, communication with investigators, paper proposal submission queue logistics, and administrative review of manuscripts. The Life Scientist will be responsible responsible for the analysis of processes and challenges, and the development of recommendations to meet requirements including new or modified methods, techniques or systems. Work will require collaboration with experts, deep analyses and understanding of impact on end-product/solution. Communicates with customer; works to influence team members regarding solution design, process and/or approaches.
Primary responsibilities include:
Governance and Committee management includes supporting meetings, webinars and calls; taking notes and tracking and reporting of action items; developing meeting materials; maintaining membership lists; and responding to queries from investigators.
Proposal Coordination support includes overseeing a submission queue, organizing review sessions, communicating arbitrations, ensuring proper credits, updating publication lists, and regular literature searches. In addition, assisting investigators with the submission process, required information and approvals, and ensuring proper acknowledgement of data used in the manuscript.
- Master’s degree with 4 years of related experience or PhD with at least 1 year of related experience. Post-graduate degree should be in biological sciences, or a related discipline.
- Ability to obtain and maintain NIH security clearance.
- Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
- Ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
- Proficient in suite of Office tools,
- Background or experience in informatics and/or precision medicine research.
- Experience in resolving program related issues and concerns related to research data sharing.
- Demonstrated publication experience
- Experience working directly for or with federal scientific agencies strongly preferred
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
External Referral Bonus $:
Potential for Telework:Yes, 75%
Clearance Level Required:Public Trust
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family: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 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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