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Job Title: Scientist III - Health Research
Job Number: 2024-4001
Organization: The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine
Posted: 2/5/2024
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Bethesda,  MD    USA
Compensation:
Position Description: Join the HJF Team!

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine (HJF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing military medicine. We serve military, medical, academic and government clients by administering, managing and supporting preeminent scientific programs that benefit members of the armed forces and civilians alike. Since its founding in 1983, HJF has served as a vital link between the military medical community and its federal and private partners. HJF's support and administrative capabilities allow military medical researchers and clinicians to maintain their scientific focus and accomplish their research goals.

HJF is seeking a Scientist III to lead the development and execution of research projects. Supervises projects and investigates the feasibility of applying a wide variety of scientific principles and concepts to potential inventions, products, and problems. Develops new technologies and protocols.

This position will be in support of the Center for Health Services Research located at Uniformed Services University in (Rockledge Drive location) Bethesda, Maryland. HJF provides scientific, technical, and programmatic support services to CHSR. This position will support a wide variety of research efforts in health policy and population health research. To learn more about CHSR current research topics.

This role is primarily a telework position with required in person engagements as needed in the DMV area.

Responsibilities:

-Demonstrates cross-disciplinary knowledge, leadership, and communication. Designs and implements experimental research protocols. -Trains and supervises technical staff and other scientists. -Coordinates with other technical and professional staff. -Collects, processes, and interprets experimental data. Assess strengths and weaknesses of work. -Prepares publication-ready manuscripts. Finalizes reports and reviews for submission to scientific journals and other recipients. -Coordinates and prepares new grant and funding applications. -May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the supervisor. This may include attendance of and participation in required training for role.

Qualifications: Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

-Must have a strong background in and understanding of Health Services Research (HSR) including the issues surrounding provision of healthcare in the US, along with epidemiology and public health. -Strong communications skills and ability to build a protocol or document with minimal oversight. -Must have experience coordinating and preparing new grant and funding applications. -Successful candidate will have a strong record of publication/presentation including first or last authorship. -Experience coding and programming independently in SAS.

Direct Supervisor: Directs work activities, provides input into hiring, employee evaluations, merit increases and bonuses, and disciplinary actions.

Work Environment: This position will take place primarily in a home office setting.

Education and Experience: -Doctoral Degree require in Public Health or related field. -Minimum of 8-10 years experience required.

Some positions or sites may require that the incumbent be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination may be required.

Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, education and credentials, a criminal background check, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check if applicable. Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.

Organization Description: HJF is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing military medicine. We serve military, medical, academic and government clients by administering, managing and supporting preeminent scientific programs that benefit members of the armed forces and civilians alike.

Since its founding in 1983, HJF has served as a vital link between the military medical community and its federal and private partners. HJF's support and administrative capabilities allow military medical researchers and clinicians to maintain their scientific focus and accomplish their research goals.

Closing Date: 5/5/2024
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Paige Hoeflich,  Scientist III - Health Research
Contact Location: 6720A Rockledge Drive

Bethesda   MD  20817
United States
Contact Location: 6720A Rockledge Drive
 
  Bethesda   MD  20817
  United States
Contact Phone: 2406942046 
Contact Fax:
Contact Email: phoeflich@hjf.org
Web Address:
How to Apply: https://careers- hjf.icims.com/jobs/4001/scientist-iii---health- research-%28telework%2clocal%29/job

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