To our valued Leidos candidates:

Coronavirus is on everyone's mind with the effects being felt around the world. The markets are volatile, and we're all concerned for the health and safety of our families, friends, and colleagues. Please know that we're taking all necessary measures to safeguard our employees, customers and the communities in which we live, including following all recommended best practices around social distancing.

With that in mind, in an abundance of caution, we are canceling all face to face career events, such as job fairs and open house events. In the coming days and weeks, we will be hosting career events virtually, using our online chat tools so that we may continue our hiring practice safely and securely. You can find available virtual career events at https://career-events.leidos.com.

We are using telephone meetings and online chats via Brazen to conduct interviews and hiring discussions, and we are offering options for video interviews so that you can have a virtual face to face meeting with your potential new leader. We do not conduct interviews or extend offers via text or chat based social media, such as WhatsApp or MySpace.

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process, nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are generated by Leidos.com automated system. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to Chris Scalia, Leidos’ Senior Vice President of Talent Acquisition, at [email protected].

As a company, as a country, as a world, we have confronted challenging moments before. We are confident that, guided by our values and the strength of our community as well as the commitment we have to the important work we do each day, we will find our way through this time together. We will do this with the care and concern for one another and the common good that defines. Please keep those impacted by the virus in your thoughts.

Close Window
Join our talent network

Job #: R-00074532
Location: Frederick, MD
Category: Life Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

Share: mail twitter linkedin

Description

Job Description:

The Government Health and Safety Solutions Operation has openings for Science Officers I & II to support a large healthcare contract in Frederick, MD.

The Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) is responsible for the execution management for a broad range of medical research programs under the US Army Medical Research and Development Command. CDMRP’s portfolio consists of a variety of award types including basic science research, advanced therapeutic and technology development, clinical, research and clinical trials, and multi-institutional consortia. CDMRP requires an experienced and cohesive team of scientists who can support all aspects of the grant execution and management process. The Life Sciences Operation of the Health Group of Leidos is accepting applications for possible future Science Officers who will provide scientific support to the CDMRP. Science officers should have specialized experience in one of the following areas of biomedical research: cancer, infectious diseases, autoimmune and genetic disorders, cardiovascular and respiratory health, neurological and psychological health, and tissue, organ, and orthopaedic injuries and restorative/rehabilitative medicine.

This is NOT a laboratory research position. This position requires U.S. citizenship in order to obtain a U.S. Department of Defense security clearance. This position is located in Frederick, Maryland. Some local travel may be required.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide full-cycle scientific, management, and administrative  support as a member of a program team
  • Identify missing documentation required to complete award negotiations
  • Identify instances of existing or potential funding duplications with other Federal agencies and/or private organizations
  • Review proposals that have been recommended for funding, considering peer and programmatic review comments, and provide notes to the contracting agency to assist with award negotiation
  • Facilitate communication efforts with the Office of Research Protections (ORP), contracting activities authority, and the PI and their research team regarding issues with their research grant
  • Identify research awards (i.e., clinical trials) that require specific project milestones and work with the contracting office, sponsor, and PI to establish appropriate metrics and milestones
  • Review post-award documents from the PI after they are submitted to eBRAP and notify the PI if the documents are not correct
  • Assign and review portfolio codes for new research awards
  • Review the current and pending support documents for grant overlap issues to include duplication of funding with other agencies, either federal or private.
  • Maintain accurate grant files and track compliance through an internal electronic database system
  • Provide recommendations to the Grants Officer’s Representative and USAMRAA regarding changes to the assistance agreement including changes in PI, institutional transfers, and no cost extensions.
  • Review quarterly, annual, and final technical progress reports; verify that the SOW is being followed and all regulatory approvals are in place for the work being done
  • Assess the relevance of reported publications and patents and identify notable research accomplishments
  • Provide briefings regarding the research portfolio to CDMRP, USAMRDC and DOD leadership, as needed
  • Participate in working groups such as Program Evaluation, Consumer Working Group, SBIR/STTR, Clinical Awards Working Group as a program resource
  • May attend peer review, programmatic review, and scientific conferences as requested by CDMRP as a program resource
  • Provide scientific writing support focused on highlights, program book content, annual report content, press releases, and other print and electronic products
  • Other administrative-related duties, as assigned.

Basic Qualifications

  • U.S. Citizen with ability to obtain a clearance
  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in biology, life sciences, or related discipline.
  • 0-2 years related experience in biomedical research
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment

Pay Range:

Covid Guidance

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.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Securing Your Data

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

   Save Job Saved

Talent Community

Join our Talent Community to create a profile, enabling a streamlined application process and to help our recruiters better understand your areas of expertise and interest.

Join our Talent Community