Scientific Program Analyst

Bethesda, Maryland
Sep 25, 2021
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

We are currently searching for a Scientific Program Analyst to provide support to provide support services to satisfy the overall operational objectives of the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB). The primary objective is to provide services and deliverables through performance of support services.  This opportunity is full-time, and it is on site in Bethesda, MD.  




Duties & Responsibilities
  • Track project progress and provide regular reports.
  • Define problems, analyze alternatives, and recommend solutions to complete problems affecting the conduct of research programs.
  • Work with staff to assist and conduct management and administrative analysis, evaluate procedures, policies, processes, and systems for the purpose of improving efficiency.
  • Identify need for and develop new formats and databases for reporting program management and budgetary data.
  • Analyze program activities, via internal systems and/or NIH systems, to identify issues and develop recommendations for improvement.
  • Prepare spreadsheets summarizing research efforts by grant mechanism and/or scientific topic.
  • Assist Scientific Review Officers (SRO) in managing review panels, which include obtaining and analyzing data and files from NIH databases and public domain, compiling background materials and profiles of potential reviewers for use by the SRO, collecting and analyzing data in helping SROs in determine conflict of interest, adding names of the recruited reviewers to IMPACII, setting up a meeting in the Committee Management, and preparing shells for Summary Statements.
  • Coordinate with NIBIB Guide Liaison to monitor the timeline and progress of NIBIB initiative development Serves as an alternate NIBIB GPS Liaison.
  • Independently monitor the Guide Publication System (GPS) for situations which require action; alert the NIBIB Guide Liaison and/or appropriate staff.
  • Search scientific, program and related information on the Web and other means; perform literature and database searches.
  • Maintain current knowledge of the templates and policies regarding submission of Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOA) and Notices to the NIH Guide, as well as proofread and edit draft documents for conformance to NIH templates and policies.
  • Organize and maintain a repository of resources, including minutes, reports, spreadsheets, and web pages related to the program.
  • Lead efforts to improve the Branch website so that it can better meet the use and the goals of the communications plan.
  • Organize and coordinate program activities, manage agendas, meetings, background materials and minutes.
  • Researches and evaluates the operation of the organization's scientific programs using a variety of project management techniques, tracking action items, and proofreading programmatic documents.
  • Researches, interprets, and summarizes background materials from a variety of scientific sources by conducting literature searches in PubMed, Web of Science, and other information sources, managing references using bibliographic software, creating scientific search criteria for locating scientific, program and related information on the internet and other means, and including literature and database searches.
  • Prepare scientific and programmatic presentation materials such as tables, graphs, slides, abstracts, posters, and overheads by assimilating and mastering the scientific data and programmatic context for use at presentations and meetings.
  • Performs logistical planning of various scientific meetings, lectures, workshops including draft, review and proofread programmatic documents, such as conference agendas, meeting agendas, letters to presenters, participant lists, handouts, emails, thank you letters and reports, attend meetings, training, and conferences.
  • Maintain ongoing, proactive communication with key personnel throughout the initiative; gather, provide, and exchange information with Network investigators, their staff, and other relevant individuals











  • Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering, Biological Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or similar field.
  • At least 4 years of experience.




  • Writing
  • Reports
  • Knowledge of NIH grants and funding mechanism
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • MS Office including PowerPoint, SharePoint, Excel, & Word
  • WebEx






Due to our contractual requirements, to be eligible for this role, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at time of hire.  

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  • Time Off! Flexible schedules and company paid holidays allow you to take the time you need.
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