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Scientific Reviewer - 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 seeking an individual to work as a Scientific Reviewer at 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/SERVICES. The contractor shall:

+ Work with the Designated Federal Official (DFO), Federal Scientific Review Officer (SRO), to manage the scientific peer review of grant and cooperative agreement applications, and contract proposals assigned to the NIAID for primary merit review.

+ Assist the DFO on multiple tasks/review assignments (grants and contracts) at one time.

+ Possess and apply scientific knowledge in areas related to the NIAID mission and the NIH peer review process.

+ Possess and apply Federal, DHHS, and NIH grant and contract acquisition policy to all work.

+ Assist the DFO in identifying the administrative and the scientific issues in the grant applications or contract proposals, e.g. application completeness, adherence to scientific and administrative requirements of the solicitation; understand the hypotheses and rationale presented in the applications/proposals; describe and list the type of science and specific technologies proposed in the application and contract proposals.

+ Possess the ability to learn how to use the NIH and NIAID developed digital business systems (IMPAC II, eRA Commons, QVR, RIMS, Pub Med, NIH Reviewer Support Site, NIAID SRDMS, SRP Access databases, NIH Reporter, numerous macros) that have been developed to facilitate SRP SROs work.

+ Search for reviewers with appropriate scientific expertise and recommend potential reviewers to the DFO.

+ Use good writing and communication skills.

+ Provide timely response to all inquiries from the program, reviewers, and applicants and keeps DFO informed of all actions.

+ Assist the DFO in preparing guidance documents for reviewers, use of electronic systems, and submission of critiques.

+ Capture the results of committee deliberations during the review meeting.

+ Assist the DFO with the conduct of the review meeting.

+ Assist the DFO in the development of summary statements for grant application reviews, or Technical Evaluation Reports for contract proposals.

REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:

+ Ph. D. in microbiology, immunology, virology, or related biomedical or translational field with

+ expertise and independent research in basic or clinical research background in one or more of the following areas: HIV/AIDS, basic and translational virology, biology and immunology of infectious diseases, microbiology, parasitology, basic and translational immunology, autoimmunity, allergic diseases, transplantation immunology, mucosal immunology, vaccine immunology, and/or immunological effects of radiation exposure. infectious diseases;

+ Postdoctoral experience (recent research presentations and publications in peer-reviewed journals are expected as evidence of independent research experience)

+ Bachelors degree plus four (4) years of specialized experience are equivalent to a Ph. D.

+ Minimum of five (5) years of related experience.

+ Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (MS Access experience).

+ Excellent oral and written communications skills.

+ Some knowledge of NIH.

+ Organizational and interpersonal abilities; proficiency in technical/scientific writing.

+ Ability to lift boxed paper files for transport to/from meetings


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** **** **?**

Looking to connect with premier government agencies or the top 25 federal government contractors? Kelly Government offers a variety of full-time, project (SOW), seasonal, and surge support opportunities in science, engineering, technical, professional, and administrative support roles. Our experts will find you 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 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: 2022-05-06 Expires: 2022-06-06

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