Science Officer

Frederick, Maryland, United States · Science Programs - Ft. Detrick · Varies


Position Overview

Project Description

The Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP) within the Department of Defense funds biomedical research in response to the expressed needs of its stakeholders – Congress, the American public and the military. CDMRP requires an experienced and cohesive team of scientists who can support all aspects of the grant execution and management process. Research includes breast, prostate, ovarian and lung cancer, defense health, neurofibromatosis, tuberous sclerosis complex, autism, psychological health/traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury research, bone marrow failure, multiple sclerosis medical imaging, medical informatics, behavioral health, medical simulators, mobile health applications, medical robotics, deployed health, and other medical research programs. CDMRP is responsible for planning, coordinating, integrating, programming, budgeting and executing these programs.

Job Description

The Science Officer is responsible for administering and reporting on a portfolio of CDMRP's funded research projects. He or she performs studies, analyses, and evaluations across a wide variety of domains and provides recommendations to client organizations to improve the organization’s mission performance and supports development and execution of programs to implement solutions. Specific duties include:

Areas of Research

Science Officers should specialize in an area of biomedical research. Areas of science may include, but not be limited to one of the following:


Skills and Experience


Ripple Effect Communications, Inc.offers a wide array of plans in its flexible benefits program with options that enable each employee to structure a benefits package tailored to meet his or her family's needs.

Offerings within those programs may include:

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