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Scientific Program Analyst (Peer Review expertise) - NIH - Rockville, MD

Kelly Services
Rockville, MD 20851
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 the leading medical research center in the world. We are currently seeking a Scientific Program Analyst with Peer Review expertise to work onsite with the National Institutes of Health in Rockville, MD.

This is a long-term contract position which offers:

- Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit package

- Optional health, vision, and dental plans

- Vacation leave as well as 10 paid federal holidays and 401K plan

- Access to NIHs unparalleled resources and niche scientific initiatives

TASKS: The contractor shall:

- Identify all personnel participating on a grant application/contract proposal and documenting their scientific and administrative roles to enable the SRO to manage scientific conflict of interest.

- Create, collate, and organize scientific expertise datasets on peer reviewers for review assignment actions by the SRO.

- Conduct similarity searches in the Information for Management, Planning, Analysis, and Coordination (IMPAC) II system to develop a preliminary list of potential subject matter experts for a given scientific area to serve on a peer review panel for consideration by the SRO.

- Update the Research Initiative Management System (RIMS).

- Coordinate the completion of pre-review and post-review conflict of interest certifications of NIH staff in attendance at a peer review meetings.

- Assist SRO in the conduct of the reviewer meeting, by documenting the outcome of peer review meetings and disseminates results to NIH stakeholders and grant applicants within one business day after the completion of a peer review meeting.

- Compile key meeting documents for archival purposes to maintain compliance with the NIH and Review Programs peer review meeting document archival policy.

- Develop critique template/Technical Evaluation Score Sheet (TESS) for use by the NIH peer review panel members to develop written scientific and technical evaluations for assigned grant applications/contract proposals.

- Download, process, and verify data from grant applications/contract proposals into a peer review data analysis and management system (Scientific Review Data Management System [SRDMS], Reviewer Recruitment Module, or equivalent).

- Compile scientific peer review meeting roster, verify for accuracy, take corrective actions where necessary, and disseminate this information to IC stakeholders (Program Staff, DEA, Budget Office, IC-OD etc.) by timely issuance of memoranda on behalf of the SRO.

- On behalf of the SRO, coordinate contractual agreements for meeting space, sleeping rooms, and audio-video facilities for off-site, face-to-face peer review meetings.

- Ensure compliance with the travel expenses reimbursement policies for federal employees serving on a scientific peer review panel and serve as a point-of-contact to troubleshoot travel plans and reimbursement of allowable peer review meeting expenses for panel members.

- Develop a report for honoraria payments to the NIH peer review panel members for approval by the SRO.

- Analyze administrative data from applications/proposals.

- Identify and develop a thorough understanding of the critical administrative elements of the assigned FOA such as page limits, budget caps, mandatory elements, special attachments, period of performance, letters of support, renewal and resubmission permissions, etc. for the submission of a grant application/contract proposal.

- Review grant applications/contract proposals for adherence to the critical requirements listed in the FOA and applicable NIH peer review policies on page limits, biosketch format, font and spacing requirements, cover letter, appendix material, etc.

- Identify administrative non-compliant grant applications/contract proposals, develop documentation for action on these grant applications/contract proposals and presents findings to the SRO for further action.

- Coordinate activities for the return of non-compliant grant applications with IC Referral staff.

- Identify grant applications/contract proposals for which Letters of Intent were received by the NIH and collect data on grant applications/contract proposals that are being submitted without a prior Letter of Intent.

- Monitor the status of grant application/contract proposal processing and receipt by the IC Review Program.

- Provide administrative support to the branch as needed

REQUIREMENTS: The contractor must have:

- BS, preferably a MS degree, in a relevant biomedical field.

- 2-3 years of experience in a scientific lab, medical setting, or scientific administration.

- Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.

- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

- Excellent analytical, organizational, and time management skills.

- Experience with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)


When you apply, please know a Kelly Government Solutions Recruiter will review your resume and will contact you directly, if your skills and experience match the requirements of this position; a full job description can be made available at that time.

Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls. Even if you arent contacted for this position, you are still part of our talent network. All Kelly recruiters have access to your profile, which expands your opportunities even further.

As a specialty talent company, Kelly is committed to doing the right thing for our talent and clients. We stand up for equity, inclusion, fair treatment, and opportunity for all as these build the foundation of our Talent Promise. With a focus on safety, value, well-being, investment, and opportunity, Kellys Talent Promise confirms our commitment to those in search of a better way to work and live and to help discover whats next.

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**Why Kelly** **** **?**

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**About Kelly** ****

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Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.


Posted: 2020-10-09 Expires: 2020-11-09

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Scientific Program Analyst (Peer Review expertise) - NIH - Rockville, MD

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