Health Scientist

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Mon, 14 Jun 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That’s because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation’s toughest challenges and we’re committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We’re making a difference every day working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITRE and make a difference with us. Congratulations on taking control of your career! We re pleased you re exploring opportunities to evolve and adapt your professional life. MITRE’s diversity of sponsor missions, research areas, and cross corporate capabilities translates into hundreds of meaningful projects at any given time. We invite you to discover how your unique combination of strengths and experiences can benefit our work program in new ways. MITRE is seeking a hands-on Health Scientist who has consulting skills, with knowledge and experience in biomedical innovation, bioinformatics, and/or public health. The candidate will thrive in a highly dynamic environment, easily performing independent work, as well as working comfortably in team settings. The position provides an exciting opportunity to make a substantive impact in the areas of health care quality, science federal policy, and public health. As a member of MITRE s Health Innovation Center, a successful candidate would serve as a trusted contributor for our sponsors, focusing on ensuring the health and well-being of our nation’s civilians and military through systems modernization, promotion of food safety and innovation in medical products. In addition, the right candidate will support agencies within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) through all phases of health and healthcare transformation. Key Functions: The successful candidate will perform the following functions: * Support mission-critical projects as an individual contributor, * Apply specific subject matter knowledge to achieve project objectives and to contribute to impactful outcomes, * Identify actionable recommendations to improve operational efficacy in the public health domain, * Create high-quality reports and presentations for both lay and professional public health audiences that disseminate finding and promote recommendations to improve efficacy, * Participate in highly functional and creative teams while building knowledge and working relationships across the Corporation, * Analyze and evaluate existing processes and data sources to derive actionable recommendations to improve operational efficacy in the public health domain, * Develop working relationships within MITRE across all levels of staff, management, and executives to leverage the Corporation s deep experience across a broad set of domains. Required Qualifications: * Bachelor s degree in biomedical sciences, bioengineering, public health, or related field with more than 2 years of experience; or a Master s degree in biomedical sciences, bioengineering, public health, public policy, or related field * Proven ability to work effectively in a collaborative, teaming environment. * Passion for emerging technologies and solving real-world public health mission problems. * Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to clearly communicate analyses and findings to various stakeholders. Preferred Qualifications: * Experience working with the Federal Government in a consulting or advisory role. * Experience with scientific research. * Ability to work with interdisciplinary teams. * Ability to work successfully in ambiguous situations. * Demonstrated strategic and analytical thinking skills. * Ability to create high quality work products with excellent attention to detail. 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