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Job #: R-00072921
Location: Fort Detrick, MD
Category: Life Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

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Description

Job Description:

The Life Sciences Division of the Leidos Health Group is seeking a Biomedical Research Portfolio , En Route Care / Autonomous Care and Evacuation with knowledge of medical research and strong project management skills to support the U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command’s Combat Casualty Care Research Program (CCCRP).  The analyst would use their training and expertise to advise and assist CCCRP in the planning, management, execution, and assessment and reporting on of a funding portfolio and research projects/initiatives in the assigned area. The research projects can span multiple technology areas ranging from basic research to advanced research ready for evaluation and transition.  The role involves support in program management in a highly visible and evolving oversight environment.  This position is located on-site with the customer in Frederick, MD with approximately 15 percent travel (local and national travel expected).

Primary Responsibilities

Individual would be responsible for gathering, analyzing, tracking and reporting on technical and financial performance of funded research efforts, as well as assessing the overall state-of-science in the global community and making recommendations for future research program directions and initiatives. Project management principles will need to be applied.  Individual will also use an understanding of the science to identify and convey relationships and integration among research projects even when not directly defined by investigators and programs (e.g., dependencies, resource needs, schedule impacts). Responsibilities also include the review of research proposals for scientific and programmatic merit. Coordination with internal and external stakeholders (e.g., research performers, contracting activities, other DoD and federal offices) is required.  A variety of formats and tools can be expected to be used to provide reports, summaries and data compilations.

Basic Qualifications

Individuals must possess at least a master’s degree in the biomedical sciences or other relevant discipline, and over 15 years work experience in a combination of medical research and biomedical research program management activities.  Candidate should have demonstrated research experience in en route care; autonomous, semi-autonomous and remotely operated medical diagnostic and treatment technologies; virtual health technologies and medical information science.  Individuals must be detail-oriented with excellent analytical skills, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, demonstrate strong organizational and project management abilities and interpersonal skills in coordinating group activities, and be capable of independent action and initiative. Individuals must be familiar with the practice of biomedical research and development, must be able to interact in a positive and competent manner with individuals at all levels of responsibility, and be willing to work across a wide range of rapidly changing and divergent management issues.  The individual must have experience in analyzing and preparing visualizations and summaries of scientific-related and programmatic data. 

Candidates must be US citizens currently possessing or eligible to obtain a Secret clearance. Continued employment of a hired candidate would be subject to successful processing for the clearance within a defined timeframe from start.

Preferred Qualifications

Project Management Professional certification.  Knowledge and experience with the Department of Defense Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) process, and familiarity with scientific/organizational budgets and related administrative processes are also desirable. 

Pay Range:

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In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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