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Join NIA as a Health Science Policy Analyst

The Analysis and Evaluation Branch with NIA's Office of Planning, Analysis, and Evaluation (OPAE) seeks a junior, mid-level, or senior Health Science Policy Analyst (GS 12/13/14) to support, design, and lead scientific portfolio analysis and program evaluation efforts.

Role and responsibilities

The responsibilities of this position include:

  • Support the design of portfolio analyses and program evaluations in collaboration with program staff.
  • Query, organize, and analyze data in support of complex, highly visible portfolio analyses and program evaluations.
  • Support other data analysis and visualization efforts as needed.
  • Develop evaluation guidance for program staff as well as new qualitative and quantitative methodologies.
  • Communicate results clearly and concisely to other analysts, program staff, NIA leadership, and the public via presentations and publications.

Who should apply? 

The ideal candidate should possess:

  • Strong background in quantitative and quantitative analysis methods that support data-driven decision making
  • Experience communicating results to diverse audiences, including senior staff, Council members, and the public as appropriate
  • Familiarity with NIH extramural research administration and procedures
  • Familiarity with internal NIH processes, programs, and data systems (i.e., IMPACII IRDB)
  • A passion for supporting wide-ranging data science and analysis-oriented projects
  • An interest and/or experience in a variety of analysis methods and tools including in programming (e.g., R and/or Python)
  • Experience with evaluation of scientific programs
  • Experience in OMB clearance and IRB applications
  • A master’s degree, Ph.D., or other advanced degree

How to apply? 

Interested candidates are encouraged to send their CV or resume to Alyssa Tonsing-Carter.

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