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HJF is seeking a Junior Data Manager to support the Center for Prostate Disease Research (CPDR) at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) in Bethesda, MD. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to CPDR. US Citizenship is required for this position.
CPDR is an integrated, translational prostate disease research center with a comprehensive research program to study prostate cancer in the tri-service military health care system. CPDR was established in 1991 by the United States Congress and has made groundbreaking discoveries continuing to improve early detection and prognostic factors in developing potential treatments for prostate disease. The discoveries are propelling its reputation as one of the leading prostate disease research centers in the nation.
This is an entry level position for someone with one to four years of experience looking to jump start their career. The Jr. Data Manager will work directly with the CPDR Site Principal Investigator (PI) and other designated CPDR staff to ensure efficient, effective and productive functioning of the multi-center national database program and other CPDR priority research activities.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of research methods, proficiency in Microsoft Office, relational databases, data uploading, and data set creation for quality assurance and control purposes; excellent verbal and oral communication skills. Ability to obtain informed consent for participation in human subject’s research. Ability to understand and learn medical terminology related to the prostate cancer field. Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time and to work with minimal supervision.
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Bachelor's degree in a science or IT-related discipline.
Minimum Experience: 0-2 years of experience required; 1 to 4 years’ experience preferred providing quality assurance for human subject clinical trials.
Physical Capabilities: Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time at a computer and/or desk.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Controls: Reporting structure will include an on-site Senior Research Associate as the primary Supervisor and the CPDR Director of Epidemiological Research as off-site, secondary supervisor.
Work Environment: Office environment.
Security Requirements: US Citizen required; eligibility to obtain and hold a Secret Clearance in accordance with DoD personnel security regulations and requirements. Active Interim or Secret Clearance preferred.
Additional: There is no parking available on site. Alternate means of transportation will be required (ie, metro, bus, bike).
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.