Medical Officer

Rockville, Maryland
Jun 23, 2022
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time

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


Duties & Responsibilities
  • Evaluate existing protocols and provide suggestions for design, execution and improvement.
  • Provide guidance to staff on various clinical processes and operational issues.
  • Reviews safety reports and provides assessment of clinical implications of findings.
  • Develop policies and guidelines.
  • Coordinate and participate in various meetings, training and safety-related educational programs.
  • Perform Medical Review Activities including:
    • Study documents: participate in drafting protocols and ICFs, draft shell tables, training materials, monitoring reports for clinical aspects and adherence to protocol.
    • Clinical data: tables, listings, figures, narratives, draft reports, summaries of efficacy, safety, benefit risk, regulatory responses, publications, press releases.
    • Compliance: review responses to audit findings, protocol deviations and violations; draft and review SOPs.
    • Draft and review position papers: on disease under study, competitive intelligence on ongoing studies and therapies, literature searches.
  • Perform Team Activities (lead or participate, as needed) including:
  • Protocol meetings
  • Organizational and team building activities
  • Training on clinical and safety components of protocol
  • Presentations on strategy, protocol, data, and progress to team(s), management, study sites
  • Define/clarify roles and responsibilities, review enrollment strategies, country and site selection, speed of activation, site training, assessment of non-enrolling sites, scrutiny of high enrolling sites
  • Involvement in Strategy and Organization including:
    • Regulatory: strategy, submissions, writing, document review, responses
    • Communications: assist in creation/management of clinical website, media materials, press releases, communications to study staff
  • Clinical liaison for studies with other divisions and programs
  • General: coordination and chairing of workshops, expert meetings.
  • Developing future strategic plans and educational materials for staff.


  • Medical degree in a related field, required.
  • Minimum eight (8) years of experience; inclusive of clinical trials and working with infectious diseases.
  • Experience working with clinical protocols and safety components.
  • Experience performing medical reviews; drafting protocols & reports.


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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