Join the HJF Team!
HJF is seeking a Research Manager to support the National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health (NCDMPH), located in Rockville, Maryland. NCDMPH is a center of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU). HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to NCDMPH.
The incumbent will be responsible for research and/or development in collaboration with other scientific and technical staff. Exercises technical discretion in the design, execution and interpretation of experiments that contribute to project strategies.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of software products; highly detail-oriented; highly organized; familiarity with qualitative and quantitative research methods; ability to follow and give detailed instructions; works well in teams as well as demonstrates excellent individual initiative; self-motivated; deadline driven; excellent oral and written communication skills; and analytical skills. Experience creating and supervising research protocols, and research assistants/project coordinators. Experience authoring grant proposals. Experience successfully applying for and obtaining grant funding. Expertise in statistical software is helpful.
Desired Kinds of Professional Experience: Experience supporting professional staff. Experience with IRBs and preparation of research proposals. Experience assisting in preparation of reports and/or journal articles. Knowledge and/or experience in any or all of the following: healthcare, medical education research, public health, medical simulation, disasters/humanitarian research, emergency medicine or pre-hospital skills, layperson medical education (CPR, First Aid, Stop the Bleed, Until Help Arrives, etc) and experience working with military and federal government is preferred.
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Master's in a health related field such as MPH or MEHP; PhD in a health related field. PhD strongly preferred.
Minimum Experience: 5+ years directly related research experience for Master’s candidates, 1+ years’ experience for PhD candidates.
Physical Capabilities: Requires long periods of sitting and standing.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Controls: Provides guidance to lower level staff.
Work Environment: Office environment. 5% travel, primarily domestic.
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, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.
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 Chief Human Resources Officer.