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Scientific Project Manager II

Employer
Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research
Location
Frederick, MD
Start date
Sep 17, 2022

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Discipline
Clinical, Clinical Project Management
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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Job Details

Scientific Project Manager II

Job ID: req3009
Employee Type: exempt full-time
Division: Vaccine, Immunity and Cancer
Facility: Frederick: ATRF
Location: 8560 Progress Dr, Frederick, MD 21701 USA

The Frederick National Laboratory is a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and operated by Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc.  The lab addresses some of the most urgent and intractable problems in the biomedical sciences in cancer and AIDS, drug development and first-in-human clinical trials, applications of nanotechnology in medicine, and rapid response to emerging threats of infectious diseases.

Accountability, Compassion, Collaboration, Dedication, Integrity and Versatility; it's the FNL way.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION         

The Frederick National Laboratory is a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and operated by Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc.  The lab addresses some of the most urgent and intractable problems in the biomedical sciences in cancer and AIDS, drug development and first-in-human clinical trials, applications of nanotechnology in medicine, and rapid response to emerging threats of infectious diseases.

The Vaccine, Immunity, and Cancer Directorate (VICD) at the Frederick National Laboratory has a primary mission to provide scientific leadership and laboratory infrastructure to study immune responses to Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines and other cancer preventive strategies in the context of clinical and pre-clinical studies. More recently, VICD is also leading initiatives on SARS-CoV-2 infection and vaccines.

Our core values of accountability, compassion, collaboration, dedication, integrity, and versatility serve as a guidepost for how we do our work every day in serving the public’s interest.  

KEY ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIES

The Scientific Project Manager will be responsible for program and project management support, working directly with internal staff, government, and stakeholders to establish program and project goals, create work breakdown structures, milestones, deliverables, deadlines, budgets, reports, and publications and subcontracts.
Specific duties will include:

  • Provide scientific and administrative project management support
  • Strong scientific background on immunology, virology and serology
  • Work directly with the NCI and Program scientific managers and directors
  • Meet organizational requirements for scheduled updates, including risk factors and finances
  • Provide regular written reports detailing progress against tasks and milestones
  • Work with Project Management staff to ensure the operational needs of the project are being met
  • Draft technical requirements to be included in Statements of Work, New Work Packages, and proposals written in response to task orders
  • Utilize scientific expertise to review and approve subcontractor invoices
  • Work directly to manage subcontracts to assure project execution within established timelines
  • Develop scientific protocols
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders for intellectual property requirements, CRADAs, MTAs, collaboration agreements, subcontracts
  • Lead oral presentations and meetings with internal and external stakeholders
  • Conduct statistical analyses
  • Report research data, including presentations and/or scientific publications
  • Maintain a knowledge of the most recent literature and scientific presentations relevant to projects
  • This position will be located in Frederick, Maryland

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • Possession of a PhD in immunology, virology or a related biomedical field from an accredited college or university according to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency
  • Minimum two (2) years progressively responsible experience in program/project management. Progressively responsible experience must demonstrate increased independence and overall responsibility for more complex projects at a program/directorate level
  • Experience with immunology, serology and virology
  • Experience with scientific technical writing and documentation
  • Experience with budgeting, cost estimates, and financial projections
  • Experience interpreting and/or authoring Statements of Work (SOW)
  • Must have exceptional communication skills with ability to communicate clearly with all levels of scientific personnel and administrative staff through written and oral presentations
  • Ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize and meet timelines in multiple concurrent projects
  • Ability to work independently in a dynamic environment and capable of completing tasks with minimal supervision
  • Scientific competency in a field relevant and related to cancer research
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • Regulatory knowledge pertinent to standards GCLP, CLIA or FDA guidelines for clinical assays
  • Familiarity with diagnostics and clinical trials
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

EXPECTED COMPETENCIES

  • In‐depth understanding of immunology, immune assays, diagnostics, vaccines and clinical research
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Ability to work effectively in a matrix and team‐oriented environment
  • Ability to identify and solve complex problems
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills

JOB HAZARDS OR REQUIREMENTS

  • Work may involve the use of potentially hazardous chemical or biological materials or may be located in areas where such materials are used
  • This position is subject to working with or have potential for exposure to infectious material, requiring
    medical clearance and immunizations

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) | Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) | Drug Free Workplace (DFW)

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Company

A rewarding career with global impact

Whether you’re an expert in your field or just starting out, we have a career opportunity for you. We’re always looking for people to join us in fulfilling the mission of the Frederick National Laboratory: discovery, innovation, and success in the biomedical sciences.

Our team of 2,400+ scientists, technicians, administrators, and support staff work at the forefront of basic, translational, and preclinical science, with a focus on cancer, AIDS, and other infectious diseases.

We collaborate with colleagues across the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and others throughout the National Institutes of Health. We also engage with extramural investigators in academia, government and industry.

Your path to joining our team begins with the desire to work for the only national laboratory dedicated to biomedical research. Our employees share a common desire to help make a difference in cancer research and public health concerns. As you search for a career that fits your education, skills, and abilities, explore the core values that guide us and emphasize work-life balance.

Discover why joining the Frederick National Laboratory team could be the most important career step you take

 

 

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Phone
301-846-1000
Location
8560 Progress Drive
Frederick
MD
21701
United States
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