U.S. Army Medical Command Health Science Administrator Jobs in Uganda

U.S. Army Medical Command Health Science Administrator Jobs in Uganda

About the Position:

The Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) aims to conduct biomedical research that is responsive to Department of Defense and US Army requirements and delivers life saving products including knowledge, technology and medical material that sustain the combat effectiveness of the Warfighter.


  • Serve as County Director over the United States Military HIV Research program in Uganda
    Facilitate research efforts and direct all infectious disease prevention, care & treatment activities
  • Oversee the development of annual program plans & budgets
  • Identify compromises between the most desirable application of scientific principles and the exigencies of costs, priorities, schedules, or other factors
  • Represents MHRP/DoD interests as part of complex interagency coordination of HIV/AIDS research, prevention & care treatment efforts in the country
  • Provide direct supervision of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief supported activities
  • Interact with locally represented and international donor organizations, government ministries and other stakeholders
  • Identifies, develops, implements, & maintains a quality assurance/improvement system & policies ensuring ethical research conduct
  • Develops & implements comprehensive HIV/AIDS care & treatment programs & malaria programs with focus on supporting local communities
  • Provide senior level supervisory guidance to personnel

  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain eligibility to a Secret security clearance.
  • This position requires the incumbent to submit a Financial Disclosure Statement, OGE-450, (5CFR Part 2634, Subpart I USOGE, 6/08) Executive Branch Personnel Confidential Financial Disclosure Report upon entering the position and annually.
  • Business travel is required 20% of the time.

  • Who May Apply: US Citizens
  • In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below.
  • Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social).
  • You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
  • Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.
  • Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
  • Basic Requirement for Health Science
  • Bachelor's or graduate (or higher level) degree with major study in an academic field related to the medical field, health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of the position.
  • This degree must be from an educational program accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S.
  • Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained.
  • In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:
  • Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes (1)
  • Experience managing a public health program to include facilitating research efforts; (2)
  • Experience directing prevention, care, and treatment
    activities related to infectious diseases (3) Experience developing annual program plans and budgets.
  • This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-13).
  • You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
  • Administration and Management
  • Leadership
  • Oral Communication
  • Project Management

    How to Apply
  • To apply for this position, you must complete the online questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section above.
  • The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 16th July 2019 to receive consideration
  • To begin, click Apply to access the online application.
  • You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply.
  • If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application (https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10548891).
  • Follow the prompts to select your résumé and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package.
  • You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted.
  • Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
  • After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal
  • Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.
  • You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position.
  • Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.
  • You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
  • It is your responsibility to verify that your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date.
  • Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.
  • Additional information on how to complete the online application process and submit your online application may be found on the USA Staffing Applicant Resource Center.
  • To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen.
  • The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/.
  • For more information and job application details, see; U.S. Army Medical Command Health Science Administrator Jobs in Uganda

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