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Health Scientist (Bioinformatics)

Company: National Institutes of Health
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

The Office for Policy, Clinical, and Research Operations (OPCRO), within the Division of AIDS, has primary responsibility for providing clinical research oversight and coordination of the extensive support resources required for the sound conduct of an extensive global clinical trials program. To learn more about DAIDS, please visit our website: https://www.niaid.nih.gov/about/daidsThis 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. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application packages. Official transcripts will be required from all selectees prior to receiving an official offer. Click here for information on Foreign Education.If selected for the position, you will perform the following duties: Provide expert leadership and direction for state-of-the-art bioinformatics, clinical data management, electronic information systems, implementation programs, and projects that serve a critical role in the accomplishment of interventional clinical trials research programs of DAIDS and NIAID. Serve as a recognized expert within DAIDS and NIAID on bioinformatics applications assessments, provide advice and assessment to applications project managers and research science subject matter experts, and develop technology assessments and bioinformatics applications assessments. Review, analyze, track, and evaluate development, progress, and performance of bioinformatics/data science projects and programs. Evaluate the significance of findings regarding trends and emerging developments in bioinformatics/data science and research technologies and assesses the adequacy of bioinformatics research competency within the field to support the achievement of DAIDS, NIAID, and NIH missions and objectives. Establish the most promising approaches for achieving high payoff advances in operational and mission requirements. Formulate overall design concepts and criteria to establish a baseline for advancement of the state-of-the-art in bioinformatics and data science solutions and advanced technologies. Plan, direct, and review contracts with private industry, academic institutions, other partnerships. Initiate and determine requirements for investigations and developments based on internal or new efforts related to bioinformatics applications. Collaborate with bioinformatics staff in the Office of Cyberinfrastructure and Computational Biology (OCICB) and the Office of Data Science and Emerging Technologies (ODSET) within NIAID/OD/OSMO, on all aspects of the planning, development, and implementation of DAIDS bioinformatics solutions and advanced technologies. Organize and conduct workshops, conferences, and similar activities to foster the aims of the Division, to facilitate communication among investigators, and to advise on the status of progress and emerging directions in bioinformatics/data science research and technological advances. Education requirement: You must possess a Bachelor's degree, or graduate/higher level degree with major study in an academic field to the medical field, health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of this position. This degree must be from an educational program from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education https://ope.ed.gov/accreditation) at the time the degree was obtained. Qualifications: To qualify for a Health Scientist (Bioinformatics), GS-0601, at the GS-14 level, you must have at least one year of qualifying specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 level in the Federal Government obtained in either the private or public sector, performing the following types of tasks: developing and implementing changes to improve the advancement of bioinformatics, data science solutions, and advanced technologies for the organization; coordinating the development and internal review of procedures to implement in a bioinformatics program; reviewing and analyzing the development, progress, and performance of a bioinformatics program; designing data models, technologies, and practices to support a biomedical research organization; and recommending changes for the operation of a bioinformatics medical information system. You will receive credit for all experience material to the position, including experience gained in religious, civic, welfare, service, and organizational activities, regardless of whether you received pay. Do not copy and paste the duties, specialized experience, or occupational assessment questionnaire from this announcement into your resume as that will not be considered a demonstration of your qualifications for this position. Preview assessment questionnaire before you apply: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11217288

Keywords: National Institutes of Health, Bethesda , Health Scientist (Bioinformatics), Healthcare , Bethesda, Maryland

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