1+ months

Scientific Policy Analyst - NIH - Rockville, MD

Kelly Services
Bethesda, MD 20814
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 Scientific Policy Analyst to work onsite with the National Institutes of Health in Rockville, MD.

This is a long-term 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 at

**TASKS.** The contractor shall:

+ Review official agency documents for adherence to applicable policies and gather relevant information from internal experts on issues of concern to senior leaders and external stakeholders.

+ Develop responses to correspondence from diverse sources on a wide range of subjects pertaining to the policies, programs, and activities of HHS, NIH, and NIMH.

+ Communicate scientific and related policy information in a manner that can be understood by readers with non-science backgrounds.

+ Develop and coordinate science policy and program plans for NIMH.

+ Participate in strategic planning and evaluation procedures and measures.

+ Participate in the design and conduct of program evaluations.

+ Conduct portfolio analyses to identify research gaps and research effort.

+ Provide assistance and advice to management officials on science policy and planning issues.

+ Acquire extensive knowledge of regular and specific reporting requirements of NIMH, NIH, and HHS.

+ Acquire knowledge of NIMH staff expertise and programs, and, based on that knowledge, coordinate with staff subject matter experts to develop reports, analyses, and briefing materials.

+ Monitor and advise on advances and trends in research on mental disorders.

+ Provide advice to management officials on the potential impact of proposals and changes in programs and policies based on tracking and analysis of legislation related to mental health research.

+ Analyze programs and initiatives to provide information to other organizations.

+ Assess accomplishments and results to improve achievement of goals and objectives.

+ Develop analytical findings and recommendations for use in making policy decisions regarding research programs and activities.

+ Analyze scientific trends and emerging opportunities to determine implications for research programs and initiatives.

+ Serve as liaison to projects involving NIMH, other NIH Institutes and Centers, NIH, DHHS, the scientific community, and other stakeholders.

+ Participate as a full team member in the Office of Science Policy, Planning, and Communications; participate in problem-solving and work with staff to contribute to and accomplish team goals/initiatives.

**REQUIREMENTS.** The contractor must have:

+ Ph.D. in a science-related field. Three (3) years of specialized experience plus a Masters degree is equivalent to a Ph.D. Five (5) years of specialized experience plus a Bachelors degree is equivalent to a Ph.D. degree.

+ Minimum one (1) year of experience in a related field.

+ Experience performing the following types of tasks: assisting in evaluating issues associated with biomedical research programs; gathering biomedical research-related science policies; advising on health science policies related to research issues; participating in strategic planning activities associated with biomedical research; preparing materials with biomedical research content for scientific committees and maintaining liaisons or collaborations with groups that have related program interests; writing scientific or academic documents.

+ Skill in communicating complex scientific material for lay audiences, both in writing and orally.

+ Skill in writing for scientific/technical audiences.

+ Ability to collect information from multiple, diverse sources and synthesize into brief executive summaries.

+ Ability to develop briefing documents and policy recommendations for senior leaders in the organization.

+ Strong project management, organizational, and time management skills.

+ Ability to manage and complete assignments with short turnaround deadlines.

+ Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting.

+ Ability to provide and receive constructive feedback.

+ Expertise in Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Access, Outlook).


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. All qualified candidates will be contacted.

**AboutKelly Services** ****

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Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. at


Posted: 2019-11-11 Expires: 2020-02-10

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