Company: Magellan Health
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: June 5, 2021
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
- Provides quick evaluation of new research presented for
- 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
- 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 Services Group
United States of America
United States of America (Non-Exempt)
Recruiting Start Date
Date Requisition Created
Certifications - Required
Certifications - Preferred
- 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
- 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.
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