Scientific Program Analyst - NIH - Bethesda, MD

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 Program Analyst with the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, 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
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TASKS. The contractor shall:

  • Provide technical, content and administrative support for the Office of the Senior Advisor to NHGRI Genomics and Health Disparities; work with advisory groups.
  • Organize manuscript development of scientific writings for NHGRI Genomics and Health Disparities and staff.
  • Perform statistical analysis for projects in support of NHGRI Genomics and Health Disparities and staff.
  • Organize with staff the development and management of scientific workshops and conferences in support of NHGRI; work with NHGRI leadership to develop the program requirements based on recent scientific developments in the field.
  • Organize the development of reports on behalf of NHGRI as guided by existing policies, procedures, directions, orders, and other guidance.
  • Use communication software to access and extract scientific information from a variety of sources outside NHGRI as guided by existing policies, procedures, directions, orders, and other guidance, including databases, literature searches and internet content-based searches; prepare summaries of background materials.
  • Draft and reply to scientific correspondence that may be of a technical nature, but that do not require staff attention or decision; forward correspondence to appropriate staff member for action as necessary; locate and attach reference materials as needed.
  • Compile, organize, analyze and write reports for materials related to the NHGRI scientific mission on genomic and genetic research.
  • Create and present materials including tables, graphs, PowerPoint slides for various scientific talks with the understanding of the basic scientific knowledge of genomic/genetic research of the NHGRI.
  • Present to NHGRI, NIH and extramural community talks related to the Health Disparities and Minority Health program.
  • Develop and track project action items and tasks; provide deadline reminders to staff; maintain spreadsheets of relevant information.
  • Organize the collection, coding and analysis of data for minority health, health disparities and other programmatic areas assigned for use in reporting and strategic planning.
  • Develop new NHGRI and trans-NIH initiatives in support of minority health and health disparities programs in genomics as guided by existing policies, procedures, directions, orders, and other guidance.
  • Organize events in support of the NHGRI Genomics and Health Disparities initiatives.
  • Conduct literature and web searches for genomic and genetic research information relevant to tasks; prepare summaries of background materials.
  • Develop and maintain scientific research budgets for NHGRI as guided by existing policies, procedures, directions, orders, and other guidance.
  • Work with staff from NHGRI divisions and other institutes and centers on the development and communication plans for advancements in genetic and genomic research.
  • Interact with senior staff at NHGRI and other institutions.


REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:

  • Ph.D. in Biology, Life Sciences or a related discipline; three (3) years of specialized experience plus a Master’s degree is equivalent to a Ph.D; five (5) years of specialized experience plus a Bachelor’s degree is equivalent to a PhD.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience in biology, health disparities research or a related field.
  • Strong communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Demonstrated expertise with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.).
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills.



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.

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