Science Policy Analyst (Junior/Senior)

Rockville, Maryland, United States · Science Policy


Position Overview


Ripple Effect is looking for an individual with experience in science policy to work with our Federal clients at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other health/science related agencies – someone who is solution-oriented and uses determination and creativity as a regular part of the tool kit. We are looking for someone who is comfortable working across multiple projects and knows how to harness technology to accomplish project goals. This is a fast-paced, demanding environment, but also very rewarding, with independent work, creative thinking, and the opportunity to work on high-impact projects. Those who thrive in this environment are collaborative individuals who enjoy learning new skills, coming up with creative solutions to problems, and utilizing clear and effective communication.

Job Description

This position is on the staff of a government consulting firm located in Rockville, MD. Work is contracted to our firm by Federal Government departments and agencies, including the National Institutes of Health. The successful applicant will become part of a project team that supports NIH projects and clients. Support could include data analysis, policy research, analytical writing, project management, and process improvement. As this position will involve close interaction with our clients, superior communication and organizational skills are required. Project duties may require assisting with researching guidance and regulations, drafting answers to questions from organizations and individuals participating in the programs, documenting decisions, helping groups and committees reach consensus, and working in a team. The successful applicant should have a thorough understanding of biomedical research and policy. A sampling of tasks may include:


Basic Requirements

Preferred Skills


Our employees are rewarded in many ways for their contributions to our mission, including competitive pay, exceptional benefits, and a range of work/life programs. Benefit offerings may include:

Vetting and Hiring Process

It is the policy of Ripple Effect Communications, Inc. that:

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