END DATE October 23, 2016

Global Health Program Analyst 631007 (NCI)

Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc. - Rockville, MD

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Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc. (LBRI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, operates the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research (FNLCR). FNLCR is a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). It is the only FFRDC dedicated to biomedical research. Through its status as an FFRDC, FNLCR provides NCI and others with a unique national resource to accelerate the development and delivery of effective preventive, diagnostic, and therapeutic products for cancer and AIDS.

The breadth of FNLCR s activities spans the research and development spectrum, including investigator-initiated, hypothesis-driven research into cancer and AIDS; advanced technology programs focused on genetics and genomics, proteins and proteomics, imaging, nanotechnology, bioinformatics, and laboratory animal sciences; clinical operations in support of NCI and National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)-sponsored clinical trials, as well as NCI drug discovery and development efforts; and management and operations of biopharmaceutical development and manufacturing programs under current Good Manufacturing Practice conditions for NCI and NIAID. Administrative, procurement, financial, safety, and facilities support is provided to these R&D activities through state-of-the-art business processes. LBRI has approximately 1,900 employees and manages an annual operating budget of approximately $450M.

For more information about Leidos Biomedical Research Inc., please visit our webpage at www.leidosbiomed.com.

Within the Leidos Biomedical Research Inc. s Clinical Research Directorate, the Clinical Monitoring Research Program (CMRP) provides high-quality comprehensive and strategic operational support to the high-profile domestic and international clinical research initiatives of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Clinical Center (CC), National Institute of Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). Since its inception in 2001, CMRP s ability to provide rapid responses, high-quality solutions, and to recruit and retain experts with a variety of backgrounds to meet the growing research portfolios of NCI, NIAID, CC, NHLBI, NIAMS, NCATS, NINDS, and NIMH has led to the considerable expansion of the program and its repertoire of support services. CMRP s support services are strategically aligned with the program s mission to provide comprehensive, dedicated support to assist National Institutes of Health researchers in providing the highest quality of clinical research in compliance with applicable regulations and guidelines, maintaining data integrity, and protecting human subjects. For the scientific advancement of clinical research, CMRP services include comprehensive clinical trials, regulatory, pharmacovigilance, protocol navigation and development, and programmatic and project management support for facilitating the conduct of 400+ Phase I, II, and III domestic and international trials on a yearly basis. These trials investigate the prevention, diagnosis, treatment of, and therapies for cancer, influenza, HIV, and other infectious diseases and viruses such as hepatitis C, tuberculosis, malaria, and Ebola virus; heart, lung, and blood diseases and conditions; parasitic infections; rheumatic and inflammatory diseases; and rare and neglected diseases. CMRP s collaborative approach to clinical research, and the expertise and dedication of staff to the continuation and success of the program s mission, have contributed to improving the overall standards of public health on a global scale.

The Clinical Monitoring Research Program (CMRP) provides comprehensive, dedicated clinical research and biostatistician support to the National Cancer Institute (NCI), Center for Global Health (CGH).

The Biostatistician I (functional title Global Health Program Analyst):
1) Provides expertise and assistance in the use of mixed methods in research evaluation studies including qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis by conducting statistical and qualitative analysis, as needed, as well as presenting data analysis reports and prepares surveys and sampling plans for data collection of up to nine individuals, in accordance with Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Management Policy and Compliance (OMPC) administrative policies and procedures; administer surveys; conduct phone interviews; collect data; and support the analysis of these data
2) Performs data synthesis, analysis, and generating recommendations and narrative to accompany data and grant portfolio assessments including graphic representations
3) Provides scientific and technical writing support for prepared documents and presentations publications and web site content
4) Prepares specific recommendations reports, and presentation slides for briefings
5) Prepares templates for Center-wide data analysis efforts and assist staff in populating those templates (e.g., PowerPoint slides, reports, executive summaries)
6) Designs web-based survey instruments and data systems using approved NCI systems (for example, but not limited to, QDS, QVR, IMPAC II)
7) Identifies evaluation questions and metrics for the Branch s grant program and works with program directors to assist in program evaluation
8) Identifies research hypothesis and questions that can be pursued based on existing data sets that contain public health research data such but not limited to National Health Interview Survey (HINTS), National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) and NCI SEER data
9) Prepares responses for annual reporting
10) Performs portfolio analysis management of CGH Public Health Branch, including but not limited to: scheduling meetings, preparing agendas, summarizing high-level decisions, weekly check-ins with Center staff that are program leads, reporting progress on analysis to Branch Chief, developing timelines and managing deliverables to those timelines
11) Reviews cancer research literature to aid in design and development of ideas for analysis of manuscripts.

Travel is required 5% primarily domestic with the possibility of international.

This position is located in Rockville, Maryland.