Job Vacancy Announcement - Project Manager for the NIMH Biorepository and Genomics Resource
Project Manager for the NIMH Biorepository and Genomics Resource
Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science (DNBBS)
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
The DNBBS directs, plans, and supports programs of research in the areas of basic neuroscience, human genetics, basic behavioral science, research training, resource development, technology development, drug discovery, and research dissemination. The Division also has the responsibility, in cooperation with other components of the Institute and the research community, for ensuring that relevant basic science knowledge is generated and then harvested to improve diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental and behavioral disorders.
The Genomics Research Branch of DNBBS supports and administers programs of research towards the discovery and function of gene variants and other genomic elements that contribute to the development of mental illnesses and related traits. To enhance the resources available for psychiatric genomics research, the Genomics Research Branch oversees the administration of the NIMH Biorepository and Genomics Resource (NRGR), which supports the banking and distribution of biosamples (blood, DNA, cell-lines, etc.) and data collected under NIMH-funded projects.
The Branch is seeking a motivated individual with experience in genomics, data science, or a comparable research area to serve as a Program Manager for the NRGR. This individual will assist in the coordination of communication between NIMH program staff, the NRGR staff, and others as needed to carry out the scientific mission of the repository. With the close guidance of NIMH program staff, they will also serve as the first point of contact and lead for processes at NIMH related to the registration of new studies depositing data and samples at the NRGR and the administration of access requests for data and biosamples.
This position requires working both independently and collaboratively. Strong oral and written communication skills are also needed. Excellent analytical, organizational, and time management skills are desired, as well as experience with project management. Individuals should also be comfortable and competent with computer applications and Microsoft suite tools. NIMH is offering this position as a contract position through Kelly Government Services.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should send their application directly to Kelly Government Services.