• Training Director

    Posted Date 1 month ago(5/15/2018 4:21 PM)
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  • Overview

    Medical Science & Computing (MSC) is an exciting growth oriented company, dedicated to providing mission critical scientific and technical services to the Federal Government. We have a distinguished history of supporting the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other government agencies. MSC offers a dynamic and upbeat work environment, excellent benefits and career growth opportunities.


    We attract the best people in the business with our competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k plan with employer contribution, paid holidays, vacation, Medical and Flexible Spending Accounts, Pre-Tax Transit Assistance and tuition reimbursement. If you enjoy being a part of a high performing, professional service and technology focused organization, please apply today!


    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Serve as Director of training initiatives and work with the Scientific Director on the development and implementation of recruitment and training policies
    • Serve as the central contact and resource for students, fellows, and interns
    • Establish and maintain effective avenues of communication to
      • Provide regular updates on career and professional development opportunities
      • Provide career counseling for movement to academia, industry, etc.
    • Develop programs, seminars, workshops and retreats for intramural trainees to enhance their research experience and broaden their professional development
    • Organize and conduct trainee orientation sessions, annual meetings, and exit interviews
    • Provide career and professional development resources, including events focused on grant writing, research communication skills and research integrity
    • Work in partnership with the Scientific Director in employee relations matters
    • Advise and support intramural fellows in grant writing and submission, particularly for the K22 and K99/R00 funding mechanisms
    • Assist in the recruitment of students/fellows interested in biomedical research careers and conduct outreach to populations underrepresented in biomedical research
    • Represent NIH at regional and national meetings, and establish relationships with colleges, universities, student and professional organizations, and trainee alumni to increase the visibility of training programs
    • Manage staff and ensure ongoing personnel training and development
    • Plan, design and implement a career tracking program to evaluate the impact of training on the careers of former students/fellows
    • Design and/or enhance existing media resources and content for the training website
    • Develop and/or manage a database of fellows/students in laboratories in Maryland and Montana including managing, tracking and evaluating programs and budgets



    • Ph.D. degree in biomedical science and postdoctoral experience is required
    • Previous experience in teaching, training, or mentoring at the faculty (or equivalent) level is required
    • Experience as a funded principal investigator or independent researcher is preferred
    • Knowledge of federal funding agencies and their procedures is preferred
    • Candidate must be prepared to travel to DIR laboratories located in Montana
    • Candidate must possess excellent computer literacy, organizational, project management, interpersonal, communication, networking and collaboration skills as well as exemplary writing, analytical, and data management skills
    • Candidate must be detail-oriented, demonstrate an ability to juggle multiple tasks and projects, exercise considerable independent judgment, and possess a commitment to a client-centered approach to service delivery and administrative support



    Medical Science & Computing is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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