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Scientific Program Manager (COVID Mental Health Program Lead) - NIH - Bethesda, 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 seeking an experienced individual to work as a **Scientific Program Manager (COVID Mental Health Program Lead)** at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, 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


**Summary:**

This position involves high-level coordination of COVID related MH research. Responsibilities include representing NIMH on the NIH-wide RECOVER initiative, development of funding opportunities, portfolio analysis, and synthesis of rapidly evolving literature related to COVID and mental health. Relevant scientific areas include basic research through interventions and implementation. This position involves opportunities for communications/review of Agency materials, interaction with the White House, Congress, and researchers around the world on COVID-related mental health research. The best candidate will have a strong grasp of the bidirectional nature of COVID and mental illness and experience working on a broad scope of scientific areas.


**TASKS/SERVICES. The contractor shall:**


+ Identify gaps in existing scientific knowledge and provide recommendations for future research efforts.

+ Conceive, design and perform detailed analysis of the scientific landscape and/or administrative factors affectingresearch program priorities and performance in various scientific areas

+ Oversee scientific, administrative, and fiscal aspectsof such grants, and evaluating them for scientific progress, programmatic relevance and merit.

+ Provide advice to upper-level management on the latest published research findings and trends.

+ Participate and aid in making recommendations and monitoring implementation to improve management andprogress of research managed.

+ Provide scientific and management support to staff on planning and implementation of projects, including settingpriorities, managing assigned tasks, monitoring project status, reviewing deliverables, and providing status updates.


**REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:**


+ Doctoral degree is preferred; a masters degree and four years of research experience is equivalent to a doctoral degree


**FIELD OF STUDY**


+ Cognitive Science and Biopsychology

+ Neuroscience

+ Clinical Psychology

+ Counseling Psychology

+ Psychology

+ Social Psychology


**SOFTWARE**


+ Demonstrates expertise with Microsoft MS Office Suite (Word,

+ Excel, etc.)


**SKILLS**


+ Trauma experience highly preferred


**PLEASE APPLY ONLINE**


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.


It is obvious things are different than they were just a few months ago. Kelly is at the forefront of ensuring the safety of our employees in this new working environment. Be well and stay strong.


**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.


**Why Kelly** **** **Government Solutions?**


Looking to connect with premier government agencies or the top 25 federal government contractors? Kelly Government Solutions partners with these organizations to create expert talent solutions that solve the worlds most critical challenges. We offer a variety of full-time, project (SOW), seasonal, and surge support opportunities in science, engineering, technology, professional, and administrative support roles. Our experts will connect you to the opportunity that fits your schedule and interests and handle the details of transferring and processing all levels of security clearances. Its just another way we make the job search work for you.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.

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Posted: 2022-08-08 Expires: 2022-10-29

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