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Location: Silver Spring, MD

Social & Scientific Systems


Project Manager / Epidemiologist

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Posted: 6/6/2017
EpiMonitor ID: 2017-2344

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Social & Scientific Systems (SSS) works to improve public health worldwide by providing technical, research, and program management services to government, nonprofit, and commercial clients. The SSS team offers a synergy of expertise in clinical research services, epidemiology and public health studies, health data management and analysis, and program evaluation and policy analysis.

We are currently seeking a Project Manager who will plan, guide, and oversee the day-to-day technical, operational, and administrative activities that support epidemiology research projects and contracts for clients in the public health research market.  You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team that includes epidemiologist, data managers, statistical programmers, and operations staff.  Please join our dedicated staff of employee-owners in an environment that values diversity and supports health, well-being, and professional growth.

The Project Manager will work for federal clients in the public health market, supervising epidemiological studies of various exposure and disease outcome areas including environmental, occupational, genetic, and behavioral risk factors and chronic diseases such as asthma, cancer, neurodegenerative, and reproductive outcomes.  They will plan, guide, and oversee the day-to-day internal activities and support the projects, and be the primary point of contact with clients.  

The ideal candidate has significant experience supervising the conduct of multiple, simultaneous epidemiologic studies in both national and international settings.  


The Project Manager must have Master’s or Doctorate degree in epidemiology, public health or a closely related field with 7 or more years’ experience in a related research field; excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.  

  • Minimum 5 years of senior management experience on large and complex epidemiologic or observational clinical research contracts or projects
  • Experience with supervising multiple, concurrent research studies in both national and international settings.
  • Experience training study staff and coordinating day-to-day activities, such as obtaining medical records and coordinating biologic sample shipments
  • Experience managing technical, administrative, and budgetary aspects of epidemiological or other public health research projects or programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across projects; flexible and creative.
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills, including the ability to build and manage cooperative client and research partner relationships and motivate project team members.
  • Experience with standard contract and business documentation and practices.
  • Experience with Institutional Review Board (IRB) application and oversight
  • Experience with any of the following a plus: environmental, nutritional, cancer, genetic or spatial epidemiology, GWAS or array studies or data

SSS is committed to fostering a diverse workforce and is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law.

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