The Civil Health Group of Leidos is seeking a Scientific Information Analyst in Bethesda, MD.This position provides scientific analysis to support accurate reporting of investments based on categorized research data. The Scientific Information Analyst reviews and analyzes technical, scientific, and health-related information to facilitate scientific discussions with subject matter experts. The analyst maintains the accuracy of existing research category definitions, and works with experts in the field to present and develop new biomedical categories utilizing the indexing of research grant text. This position involves detailed work with NIH grant proposals, use of thesaurus-based categorization software, documentation and information management, as well as collaboration with the team members and scientific experts at NIH’s scientific centers.The Scientific Information Analyst provides technical presentations and demonstrations of data analyses and conclusions. He or she develops and presents reports on funding by research category, and responds to special data requests.The Scientific Information Analyst is also responsible for leading working group meetings with other scientists to identify, review and modify research, conditions and disease categories.The Scientific Information Analyst makes suggestions to improve performance and processes using critical thinking and evidence-based research. Examples include suggestions for improvements to the thesaurus and concept normalization.To be successful in this position, you must demonstrate a passion for science, enjoy reading, analyzing and discussing scientific (biomedical) research project materials, can lead a presentation of technical information to variously sized groups of scientific experts, have the ability to learn new topics quickly, and have outstanding attention to detail and analytical skills.
Bachelor’s degree or higher in biological, molecular, psychological, biomedical, biochemical, or allied health sciences. Must have experience with meeting facilitation and independent research in a lab or clinical setting experience. Must have 2+ years of related work experience.Skills:
• Experience in facilitating scientific meetings in a “lead” capacity for groups of various sizes and scientific expertise.
• Working knowledge of scientific thesaurus or other structured vocabularies and text mining tools and software.
• Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills.
• Demonstrates an inquisitive mindset and a passion for science
• Excellent customer service and ability work in a collaborative environment.
• Proactive, organized and deadline driven.
• Able to work in a fast-paced environment.Requires US Citizen or US Person (Green Card Holder) with the ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin’s Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.