Medical Officer

Bethesda, Maryland
Jan 23, 2022
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

We are currently searching for Medical Officer to provide support to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This opportunity is a part-time position with MSC and it is on-site in Bethesda, MD.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Participate in the review, planning and implementation of clinical trials for the treatment and/or prevention of HIV/AIDS, its co-infections and/or related co-morbidities. This includes evaluating the hypothesis, objectives, study design, feasibility, and regulatory requirements, as well as identifying medical and logistical problems that may impede a study.
  • Advise program management of merits and deficiencies in proposed clinical studies.
  • Provide subject matter expertise during protocol development leading to review at the Division level and ensures that the concerns raised during the review are addressed by the Protocol Development Team in a timely manner.
  • Provide clinical expertise to assist in developing Investigational New Drug (IND) applications. Individuals providing this expertise will be named as reviewer of information relevant to the safety of the drug in question, on line 15 and 16 of the IND application (FDA Form 1571).
  • Evaluate annual IND annual reports for medical safety and report findings to RAB.
  • Provide medical expertise in protocol follow-up stages for subject safety and protection, reliability of study endpoint data and makes appropriate recommendations to DAIDS’ leadership to ensure trials are conducted according to protocol.
  • Provide clinical and scientific information for preparing program communications to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), other government and nongovernmental agencies, pharmaceutical companies and Data Safety Monitoring Boards.
  • Conduct site visits, when necessary, to obtain additional data and information for use by federal staff, in the consideration and evaluation of ongoing and future programs.
  • Preview serious adverse event (SAE) reports, provide expert medical advice for potential impact of SAEs in ongoing research and participates in the preparation of reports submitted to the FDA.



  • Medical Degree in a related field.
  • Minimum of twenty (20+) years of clinical and/or research experience is required.
  • Experience with the reviewing, planning and implementation processes of clinical trials.
  • Experience identifying clinical trial merits and/or deficiencies; and providing subject matter expertise during protocol development phases.
  • Effective communication skills are essential for this role.


Company Description

Dovel Technologies and its Family of Companies (Medical Science & Computing and Ace Info Solutions) was acquired in October 2021.


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