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Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health Staff Fellow (Investigator) *DEADLINE APPROACHING*

Office of Research Integrity, Rockville, Maryland

Position Description:

New Job Opportunity for an OASH Staff Fellow (Investigator) 

The Office of Research Integrity (ORI) within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is seeking a highly qualified candidate to manage activities related to assigned cases of alleged research misconduct in biomedical research studies. This position will be filled through an OASH Staff Fellow appointment (starting at a GS-11 level equivalent and up to a GS-13 level equivalent with a doctoral degree and relevant experience).
 

Qualifications:

Applicants with proficiency in analyzing, evaluating, and interpreting data and information for dissemination to the biomedical research community and experience in writing and organizing data in figures for manuscripts submitted for publication in peer-reviewed journals and grant proposals in biomedical research are especially encouraged to apply. 

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated strong project management skills, strong interpersonal communication skills, strong decision-making skills, and the ability to work well both independently and as part of a team. The candidate is expected to utilize their scientific knowledge and expertise to perform scientific and administrative reviews and analyses of institutional research misconduct proceedings, including investigation reports, for completeness and consistency, as defined by 42 C.F.R. Part 93, and to evaluate evidence and prepare cases to support findings of research misconduct and recommend administrative actions.

Who Should Apply:
  • Candidates with a Ph.D. (or equivalent doctoral degree) in the health sciences or related field, including a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline 
  • Candidates with a high level of experience in performing evaluations, reviews, and analyses of scientific research, using qualitative and quantitative approaches
  • Candidates who have extensive knowledge with an array of biomedical research laboratory procedures and equipment, including common image- and statistical data-processing software and computational approaches
  • Candidates with strong written and oral communication skills 

To Apply:

Candidates should send an expression of their interest (no more than two pages) and their resume (no more than five pages) to  ORI-resumes@hhs.gov by March 5, 2021. Include “ORI investigator” in the subject line.