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Supervisory Health Scientist Administrator

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US Department of Health and Human Services

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Montgomery County, Maryland

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Mon, 26 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Job Details Full-time$120,000 – $160,000 a year55 minutes ago Benefits – Health insurance – Flexible schedule – Loan repayment program Qualifications – Patient monitoring – Program development – Research – Bachelor’s degree – Doctoral degree Full Job Description Duties Summary This position serves as a Research Training Officer in the Office of Research Training and Special Programs (ORTSP), Division of Extramural Activities (DEA), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) in Rockville, MD. Experience in Biomedical research, including leading research training grants and contracts, is desired. Responsibilities Provide leadership in the development and implementation of research training program activities, initiatives, and strategic planning. Develop and implement biomedical career development outreach activities to engage and attract early stage investigators to pursue research that supports the scientific mission of NIAID. Oversee and manage all aspects of the extramural training, career development, fellowship, and loan repayment programs at NIAID. Initiate and lead working groups that evaluate the career development program and prepare reports that provide solutions and ideas for enhancing NIAID biomedical career development programs. Represent NIAID at meetings, conferences, workshops, and symposia, and participates in national and international conferences on matters relating to NIAID research training, career development, fellowship, and loan repayment activities. Serve as the first-level supervisor of a subordinate staff. Plan work to be accomplished by subordinates; sets and adjusts short-term priorities, and prepare schedules for completion of work. Evaluate work performance of subordinates. Travel Required Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position. Supervisory status Yes Promotion Potential 14 Job family (Series) 0601 General Health Science Requirements Requirements Conditions of Employment U.S. Citizenship requirement or proof of being a U.S. National must be met by closing date. Employment is subject to the successful completion of the pre-appointment process (i.e., background investigation, verification of qualifications and job requirements, completion of onboarding forms, submission of required documents, etc.) Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with the Selective Service. Applicants must meet all qualifications requirements within thirty (30) calendar days of the closing date of this announcement, including time in grade. Position requires Education. Qualifications Basic Education Requirements: Applicants for all grades must be U.S. Citizens and must meet the requirements described in paragraphs A or B below: A. Successful completion of all requirements for a Ph.D. (or equivalent doctoral degree), in an accredited college or university, including acceptance of the dissertation, in an academic field of the health or pertinent sciences (i.e., biochemistry, molecular biology, physiology, etc.) allied to health or health related research. B. Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university, leading to a bachelor’s or higher degree, with major study in an academic field of the health or pertinent sciences which have been applied and utilized by the applicant in health or health-related research and, in ition, at least 1 year of qualifying progressively responsible experience; or any equivalent combination of graduate study and research experience in these fields. This education and experience must demonstrate that the applicant has acquired the scientific knowledge, skills and abilities to and utilize them successfully in health or health-related research at a level which is the qualitative equivalent of that acquired in meeting all the requirements for the Ph.D. degree (or equivalent doctoral degree), including the dissertation as indicated above. The appropriate doctoral equivalency must be supported by publications in health or health-related research accomplishment in appropriate scientific journals; or other objective evidence in such form that it may be reviewed and evaluated. Requirements for Applicants at the GS-14 Grade Level: In ition to meeting the basic requirements, applicants must possess at least one year of professional experience that demonstrates the management of large and diverse research programs having national or international collaborations, scope, and impact. Managerial experience in organizational and program development includes having responsibility for the development of plans for the resolution of major organizational and operational problems and issues, and allocating funds among competing programs. Individuals should be recognized as distinguished scientists with major research experience and accomplishments, be members of prestigious national professional organizations or societies, and have published extensively in refereed journals. Applicants should have served as an organization’s representative on permanent and ad-hoc committees established to evaluate research issues, and they should have experience that included management of extramural activities to include program planning, evaluation, and review assessment, and monitoring of major basic, clinical and/or applied research supported by the agency, company, or organization and which are of national or international scope and impact. Applicants should have published extensively in leading scientific journals. Qualifying professional experience may be obtained in one of the following environments. Academic Environment: held position of Professor and/or Department Chair or equivalent. OR Intramural Environment: held position of Laboratory Chief or equivalent. OR Private Sector (Profit/Nonprofit): responsible for scientific administration of a small company or a division of a large company; held position of Director of Research or equivalent. OR Extramural Environment: I qualify for this position at the GS-14 level because I have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 level in the Federal service obtained in the public sector, performing the following types of review or program tasks: providing leadership, direction, and oversight of a portfolio of individual and institutional research and career development training programs; developing and managing physician-scientists extramural research training programs; organizing pre and post-doctoral career development and scientific conferences; developing and implementing research training program initiatives, and strategic planning; evaluating the effectiveness of training programs and outreach activities. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Preview assessment questionnaire before you: Education This position has an education requirement. You are strongly encouraged to submit a copy of your transcripts (or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed and grades). Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package. Official transcripts will be required from all selectees prior to receiving an official offer. Click here for information on Foreign Education. itional information If you are unable to or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. If selected, you will be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE Form 450 to determine if a conflict or an appearance of a conflict exists between your financial interest and your prospective position with the agency. This information is required annually. For information, visit the NIH Ethics website: A one-year supervisory trial/probationary period may be required upon selection/placement. This position is designated as a ‘non-emergency/teleworker’ position and the selected candidate will be considered a ‘non-emergency/teleworker’ employee. In the event of a closure, you must be available to telework or request leave. At the supervisor’s discretion, this position may offer work schedule flexibilities: [telework, remote work, compressed schedules, flexible schedules]. PHS Commissioned Officers interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps should to this announcement to receive consideration. Veterans’ Preference applies only to Schedule A (disability appointment) and Veterans Recruitment Appointments (if applicable). The National Institutes of Health participates in the USCIS Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify). E-Verify helps employers determine employment eligibility of new hires and the validity of their Social Security numbers. The NIH maintains a tobacco free work environment and campus. Must be able to perform the essential duties of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation. Visit our Applicant FAQs page for helpful information on the application process. Visit our Total Compensation page for a detailed look into the benefits, awards, leave, retirement and other incentives employees may receive as part of a rewarding work environment. How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. itional selections may be made for similar positions across the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) within the local commuting area(s) of the location identified in this announcement. Bying, you agree to have your application d with interested selecting official(s) at HHS. Clearance of CTAP/ICTAP will be applied for similar positions across HHS. To determine your qualifications and referral status, we may review your resume and supporting documentation and compare it against your responses to the vacancy questionnaire. Ensure you support your self-ratings by the information you provide in your application. We may verify or assess your qualifications at any time. Inflated or unsupported qualifications may affect your rating. Any misrepresentation or material omission of facts may be sufficient cause to end further consideration of your candidacy. Persons listed as having knowledge of your past accomplishments or experience in your application may be contacted for verification purposes at any time. Verification may, but need not, begin prior to receiving an offer. To be considered well qualified for the purposes of the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) and the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), you must substantively exceed the basic qualifications by scoring at least an 85 on the assessment and meet all eligibility, physical, medical, suitability, and all other requirements. Background checks and security clearance Security clearance Other Drug test required No Position sensitivity and risk Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk Trust determination process Suitability/Fitness Required Documents Required Documents RESUME: Your resume must thoroughly describe how your skills and experiences align to the criteria defined in the ‘Qualifications’ section of this announcement and it must support your responses to the assessment questionnaire. We cannot assume you have performed the necessary experience required for this position regardless of your employment history or academic career. To ensure all of the essential information is in your resume, we encourage you to use the USAJOBS online Resume Builder. If you choose to use your own resume, you must ensure it contains all of the required information and you organize it so we can associate the following information for each experience/position: Job title Name of employer Beginning and ending dates of employment (month/day/year format) Hours worked per week. We will assume full-time unless otherwise stated. We will prorate part-time employment in crediting experience. Detailed description of job duties, accomplishments, related skills, and responsibilities to include any supervisory/managerial responsibilities and number of staff supervised (if applicable) Series and grade or equivalent (if a federal position) If the position has an education requirement or you are qualifying on the basis of education, you need to list your education history including the type of degree and your major of study. If the position requires a certain number of credit hours, you are strongly encouraged to list the relevant courses in your resume. Do not include a photograph or video of yourself, or any sensitive information (age, date of birth, marital status, protected health information, religious affiliation, social security number, etc.) on your resume or cover letter. We will not access web pages linked on your resume or cover letter to determine your qualifications. For resume writing guidance, please visit the following resources: NIH Jobs website, USAJOBS Resource Center, and the USAJOBS Resume Writing Video Tutorial. ASSESSMENT QUESTIONNAIRE: You must submit a completed assessment questionnaire. ELIGIBILITY/PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION: You must submit the following documentation, if applicable to you AND respond accordingly to the associated question on the online questionnaire. If you do not provide the required information, we will assume you are not eligible or you do not wish to be considered for any preference or eligibility. SF-50 – A copy of your most recent competitive career or career conditional SF-50 that shows the effective date of your latest position and the full performance level. You may obtain a copy of your SF-50 from your human resources office or, if you are an HHS employee, from your eOPF. If you separated from Federal Government employment, you may obtain a copy of your SF-50 via the Federal Records Center, National Archives and Records Administration. Veteran Documentation: (DD-214, VA Disability Letter, etc.). Reference Standard Form 15 (SF-15) for required documentation if you are a 10-point preference eligible. Submission of SF-15 is not required, unless you have derived preference (XP) as described in questions 7, 8, or 9 on the SF-15. In those cases, you must submit a completed SF-15 and the required documentation. For 5 point preference eligibles, you must submit your DD-214 (if separated) or any written documentation from the armed forces that certifies you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is submitted with your application package. Schedule A (Disability Appointment): Documentation of eligibility for employment under Schedule A can be obtained from a licensed medical professional (e.g., a physician or other medical professional certified by a state, the District of Columbia, or a U.S. territory to practice medicine); a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist (i.e., state or private); or any Federal agency, state agency, or agency of the District of Columbia or a U.S. territory that issues or provides disability benefits. The letter must be printed on a medical professional’s letterhead and signed. Please note the Schedule A hiring authority neither guarantees employment, nor gives an individual preference in the hiring process. Documentation to support any other noncompetitive or OPM interchange agreement eligibility. Reference the Eligibility section of the questionnaire for required documents and information. Visit our sites on Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) for more information and required documentation. Please do not submit any other supplementary documentation that is not requested of you. To protect your personal information, we will only send your resume and cover letter to the selecting official or hiring manager. If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating. Benefits Benefits A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits. Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. Help This job is open to Federal employees – Competitive service Current or former competitive service federal employees. Individuals with disabilities Military spouses Special authorities Individuals eligible under a special authority not listed above, but defined in the federal hiring regulations. Veterans Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL) Federal employees who meet the definition of a ‘surplus’ or ‘displaced’ employee. Land & base management Certain current or former term or temporary federal employees of a land or base management agency. Peace Corps & AmeriCorps Vista Clarification from the agency You must be a current or former federal employee eligible to under merit promotion procedures or otherwise be eligible as a status applicant (e.g. Veterans Employment Opportunity Act) OR be an individual who is eligible through an OPM interchange agreement or for a non-competitive appointment. Apply Now