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The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine (HJF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing military medicine. We serve military, medical, academic and government clients by administering, managing and supporting preeminent scientific programs that benefit members of the armed forces and civilians alike. Since its founding in 1983, HJF has served as a vital link between the military medical community and its federal and private partners. HJF's support and administrative capabilities allow military medical researchers and clinicians to maintain their scientific focus and accomplish their research goals.
HJF is seeking a Director, Data Coordinating and Analysis Center (DCAC), Global Infectious Diseases to oversee data management and analysis support for the clinical research activities conducted by the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) Military HIV Research Program (MHRP), the Emerging Infectious Diseases Branch (EIDB), and other affiliated programs. A hybrid work arrangement is available for those residing in the DC/MD/VA area.
The incumbent is responsible for ensuring the complete and accurate collection of research data from all clinical research sites. The incumbent also oversees a staff of clinical data management specialists, programmers, and data analysts that are tasked with the creation and implementation of tools to support data capture, routine monitoring of data for completion and accuracy, communication with clinical research sites to coordinate data entry and response to database queries, preparation of data reports, and design and execution of statistical analyses to test research hypotheses. The incumbent is responsible for directing and coordinating the completion of all responsibilities assigned to DCAC while ensuring that all necessary steps are taken to comply with regulatory requirements and ensure data integrity.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Thorough knowledge of data management and biostatistical methods.
Proficiency in data analyses using statistical tools such as SAS, Stata, and GraphPad Prism
Awareness of data quality issues
Experience in the analysis of clinical cohort and clinical trial data
Experience managing multi-disciplinary teams
Ability to lead and direct staff to meet mission requirements
Familiarity with medical science and clinical research
Ideally with experience in HIV and other infectious disease research
Ability to communicate effectively
Ability to use sound judgment in solving problems
Ability to learn new systems necessary for job completion
Ability to make effective presentations and publish scientific research
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Education and Experience
Some positions or sites may require that the incumbent be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination may be required.
Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, education and credentials, a criminal background check, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check if applicable. Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.
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Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.