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PhD Grant Reviewer - Cognition, Neuroimaging, Perception Expertise, NIH Bethesda

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Job Title PhD Grant Reviewer - Cognition, Neuroimaging, Perception Expertise, NIH Bethesda

Jobid US3172RS_BH1429412

Location: Bethesda, MD, 20814, USA

Description PhD Grant Reviewer - Cognition, Neuroimaging, Perception Expertise - NIH - Bethesda, MD
6-18 month contract, full time hours

Kelly Government Solutions is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers. Through our partnership with the National Institutes of Health, Kelly Government Solutions offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with one of the most prestigious research organizations in the world. We are currently seeking a PhD for Grant Review with Expertise in COGNITION, fMRI/NEUROIMAGING and PERCEPTION/LEARNING Research Background to work onsite with the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, about 5 miles north of Washington, DC.

This is a 6-18 month, full time contract position which offers:
- Competitive salary with comprehensive benefit package
- Opportunity to work at NIH, the world's foremost medical research center
- Learn more about what Kelly can do for you at

Center for Scientific Review (CSR)
Office of the Director (OD)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Bethesda, Maryland
Administrative Position

TASKS/SERVICES. The contractor shall:
1. Work with staff in identifying and coordinating the participation of reviewers for each application received by CSR.
2. Identify and select reviewers by matching the expertise of the reviewer with the specific science contained in the research grant applications.
3. Assess reviewers against applications for potential conflicts of interest.
4. Refer applications to identified reviewers.
5. Serve as liaison between federal staff and reviewers.
6. Assist with entry of reviewer data into the CSR Committee Management system in order to prepare peer review rosters.
7. Analyze and assist in validating payment information submitted to the NIH Scientific Review Evaluation Activity (SREA) Management and Service Center.
8. Interact with and coordinate the review activities with appropriate CSR staff.
9. Clarify administrative and policy requirements associated with peer review.
10. Ensure that high quality written reviews are obtained.
11. Obtain written critiques.
12. Subsequent to the reviews, manage the coordination of critiques from expert reviewers; evaluate incoming reviews for completeness and accuracy.
13. Provide recommendation for follow up by federal Scientific Review Officer.
14. Organize and plan face-to-face review meetings.

REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:
1. PhD in Cognitive, Behavioral, or Social Science or related discipline.
2. Minimum of five (5) years of related independent experience beyond the PhD degree.
3. Expertise in cognition, perception, attention, functional MRI/neuroimaging, neural networks, learning and memory, executive function, reasoning, decision-making and concept formation.
4. Experience in using Excel spreadsheets.
5. Ability to utilize scientific keywords and identify potential conflicts of interest.
6. Strong written and verbal communication skills.
7. Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills.
8. Ability to multi-task and pay close attention to detail.

Note that the phone number for our NIH branch is not listed. Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls or emails. All qualified candidates will be contacted.

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