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Scientific Advisor

Company: Magellan Health
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: September 15, 2020

Job Description:

S/he will maintain and identify opportunities for expansion of DVBIC’s extensive clinical and translational research portfolio, along with streamlining and improving the research processes. Under government oversight, identifies opportunities for expansion of DVBIC’s extensive clinical and translational research portfolio, along with streamlining and improving the research processes. Maintains multiple projects, along with the organization skills to maintain an up-to-date portfolio for prompt status update. Serves as the subject knowledge expert of TBI and related issues (psychological health, epilepsy/seizure, cognitive functioning, etc.)

Provides quick evaluation of new research presented for consideration.

Establishes oversight of and maintains visibility on a broad range of ongoing clinical and translational research projects.

Works with the Office of Human Research Protection and other key members of the Division of Research to identify and eliminate problems and barriers to the research process.

Maintains visibility on a broad array of military and civilian Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) research and related issues.

Works with military, federal, civilian partners to analyze research gaps in TBI research to identify new research areas and projects.

Identifies and communicates to DVBIC network researcher’s new opportunities in TBI research. Coordinates interaction and communications between research sites to better facilitate idea generation and mentoring.

General Job Information

Title

Scientific Advisor Grade

ACQ Job Family

General Services Group Country

United States of America FLSA Status

United States of America (Non-Exempt) Recruiting Start Date

6/23/2020 Date Requisition Created

6/23/2020 Work Experience

Education

PhD (Required) License and Certifications - Required

License and Certifications - Preferred

Other Job Requirements

Responsibilities

Position Requirements:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of the principles and theoretical concepts of brain injury pathophysiology, clinical effects and treatment and general research knowledge required. Ability to develop and implement scientifically sound research protocols required. Ability to effectively author professional, peer reviewed journal articles, manuscripts, research grant applications, posters, and research reports required. Possess the ability to select and apply statistical techniques appropriate to the brain injury research protocols) under development and/or application is required. Knowledge of the administrative processes appropriate to the above assignments is required. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to develop and interact with a network of researchers for sharing new research developments, identifying opportunities and generating new ideas required.

Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Ph.D. degree in Neuroscience or a related field required. Minimum Experience: 4-6 years experience in TBI research. Prior experience within the DoD/VA systems of care strongly preferred.

Required Licenses: None

Physical Capabilities: Must be able to sit and stand for long periods of time. Must be able to carry light items – up to 25 lbs. May encounter patients who are confused, agitated, or abusive.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Controls: None.

Work Environment: Office and clinical environment. Must be available to travel locally, regionally and nationally.

Magellan Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Every employee must understand, comply and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls unique to their position.

Posted 30+ Days Ago

Full time

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About Us Magellan is the employer of choice for hard working people interested in making a difference in the health care industry and in the communities where we work and live. Our strong culture of caring is the common thread in both our business strategy and our work environment. We value professional growth and development, total health and wellness, rewards and recognition as well as employee unity. Magellan is a place where you can thrive. Click here to search our openings.

Magellan is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam Era status, or any other factors protected by law.

Magellan is committed to meeting applicable Federal labor and employment law posting requirements by providing necessary posters in a format which is easily accessible and conspicuous to all applicants. Copies of applicable posters are accessible by clicking here .

Warning: Employment Scam

It has come to our attention that a false representative is contacting potential candidates and offering them work at home positions with Magellan Health. “Interviews” are conducted completely through email and the false job offer includes the promise of a check to be issued to the candidate for the purposes of setting up a home office.

Please know that Magellan Health does not interview any candidate through email, nor do we issue checks to candidates to set up home offices. All of our available positions are posted on legitimate job boards and our recruitment team directly contacts candidates should there be a fit.

If you suspect you are being contacted by a false representative of Magellan Health, please call 410-953-2911

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