Senior Research Scientist
Company: Clinical Research Management
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: June 6, 2021
ICON Government and Public Health specializes in preclinical
through phase IV support of clinical research and clinical trial
services for biologics, drugs, and devices. We help our customers
get their products to market faster with a wide array of research,
regulatory, and sponsor services both within the US and around the
globe and respond rapidly to global health crises.
S/he will provide scientific management and guidance to
government regarding congressionally mandated 15-year longitudinal
studies, the multi-phase epidemiological studies that considers
diverse psychosocial and neurobiological risk and protective
factors for outcome from traumatic brain injury in service members
and the effect on family members. S/he will consult with and assist
other groups in the development and implementation of TBI related
Reasonable Accommodation Statement:
To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able
to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each
essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to
perform the essential functions.
- Provides scientific direction and oversight for the 15-Year
Longitudinal studies, with particular focus on service members in
the community their caregivers and family members. May serve as
Investigator on DVBIC clinical research studies.
- Provides scientific oversight for all aspects of a large
clinical investigation project including study concept development,
protocol design, form development, submission through regulatory
bodies, data collection and analysis, production of professional
manuscripts for journal submission and professional
- As authorized by DVBIC, consults and assists other groups in
the development and implementation of TBI related health programs
in support of DVBIC's mission.
- Documents findings and recommendations in clinical
investigation reports, peer-reviewed publications and conference
- Ensures clinical investigation project activities and records
are in compliance with study, IRB and organizational requirements.
Ensures that data and paperwork is properly stored/maintained
according to regulations.
- Follows guidelines and DVBIC leadership guidance to support
this large project with knowledge of general directives established
by and with the Principle Investigator.
- Serves as points of contact for communication for the Program,
receiving support requests and ensuring that all required documents
and procedures are performed within established guidelines.
- Coordinates, oversees, monitors and have day-to-day direction
over Project activities.
- Ensures scientific quality and progression of the Project
meeting milestones as targeted.
- Assigns responsibilities appropriate for contract staff or
contract support personnel related to the 15 Year studies.
- May be called upon to represent the PI at meetings or other
- Communicates with and oversee collaborations regarding the 15
Year Studies with academic institutions and other external
- Provides scientific review of prospective personnel's history
regarding scientific personnel recruitment.
- Prepares requests for actions/proposals to include assisting
with grant proposal applications, their associated documentations
and requirements. Facilitates the flow and approval processes for
other projects as needed or requested.
- In collaboration with DVBIC leadership and study investigators,
provides assistance and expertise to DVBIC leadership in responding
to "taskers", drafting of EXSUMS and Information Papers, associated
reports to congress and attendance at required meetings related to
the 15 Year research studies.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions. May encounter
patients who are confused, agitated, or abusive.
Laboratory/office environment; may require working evenings and
weekends. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to manipulate
objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb
stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear. Work
may involve long periods of standing and handling of numerous
chemicals and/or hazardous biological material. The employee must
occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The noise level in
the work environment is usually moderate.
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