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HJF is seeking a Program Manager II to support the Consortium for Health & Military Performance (CHAMP) for the Military and Emergency Medicine (MEM) Department located at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) in Bethesda, Maryland. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to MEM. The incumbent serves as a Project Manager for the CHAMP’s sickle cell trait project and is responsible for programmatic, administrative, and regulatory oversight and coordination in order to achieve project goal and maximize the effective use of project resources. Serves as a member of the Sickle Cell Trait research team and collaborates with the Principal Investigator and other staff in carrying out experimental procedures in support of the project’s mission. The incumbent will serve a major role in day-to-day operations of the Sickle Cell Trait project, and is integrally involved in research protocols related to sickle cell trait. The incumbent will report directly to the Principal Investigator (Pl) of this project.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of federal and local regulations and policies pertinent to research involving human subjects; has managed research projects; has excellent interpersonal and computer skills; and, the ability to communicate effectively and to work with individuals of all levels. Experience in interpreting research data and peer-reviewed publications. Experience should include knowledge and translation of research and development. Additionally, incumbent must have demonstrated skill in working as part of a team. Knowledge of electronic data processing, and statistical and analytical procedures.
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Master’s degree in pathology, nursing, biology, chemistry, health science, health administrative, or similar degrees
Minimum Experience: 4 to 6 years related experience in health science project or program management
Physical Capabilities: This position is primarily sedentary, but some walking, standing, bending and carrying of light items such as books, papers, etc. is required.
Responsibilities/Controls: supervises supporting staff to include research assistants, research associates, and recruiting team
Work Environment: office and laboratory setting
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Director of Human Resources.