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ARPA-H Public Health and Preventative Care Advisor

ECS Federal

ECS Federal

Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

ECS is seeking an ARPA-H Public Health and Preventative Care Advisor to work in our Remote office. Please Note: This position is contingent upon [contract award].

Job Description:

Public Health and Preventative Health Advisor

Are you a passionate Public Health and Preventative Health Advisor ready to support the leading edge of scientific and health care advancements in the Federal Government today?

ECS is seeking talented and driven professionals to support the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H). In this role, you will serve as a scientific and technical advisor to ARPA-H—enabling the agency to manage and provide oversight to advanced R&D efforts; help shape future R&D concepts, programs, and solutions; integrate and advance our nation’s health care ecosystem processes, policies, and enabling technologies; and enable the agency to expand its health care and scientific scope into yet unknown areas. As a “systems engineering and technical assistance” advisor, you will provide support and thought leadership to R&D performer teams, Government Program Managers, and stakeholders across the health innovation ecosystem. This role supports the Proactive Health Office (PHO).

What you will do:

Serve as a public health and preventative health advisor:

  • Advising and guiding program initiatives related to public health and preventative health for PHO.
  • Experience and knowledge working in mental/behavioral health, chronic disease prevention, nutrition/wellness, and infectious disease.

Stay current with scientific advancements:

  • Actively track and analyze new research findings in this field.
  • Identify and propose emerging methodologies and technologies that could enhance the program's progress.
  • Participate in scientific discussions and presentations, contributing your expertise to the program's overall knowledge base.

Collaborate effectively within a diverse team:

  • Build strong relationships with computational scientists, engineers, and other scientific advisors involved in the program.
  • Communicate complex scientific concepts clearly and concisely to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Actively participate in brainstorming sessions and problem-solving exercises to drive the program forward.

Join us and be a part of history!

Salary Range: $100,000-$180,000

General Description of Benefits

Required Skills:

  • Ph.D. in Biological Sciences or related field
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience
  • Demonstrably strong expertise in Public Health and Preventative Care
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct independent research, analyze data, and write scientific reports.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong work ethic and a passion for health care and scientific discovery.
  • U.S. citizenship or lawful permanent residency is required per contract.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in mental/behavioral health, chronic disease prevention, nutrition/wellness, and infectious disease.
  • Three years or more experience within a Federal ARPA organization.
  • Two years or more experience in Federal Health care and/or Scientific Consulting.
  • Experience supporting complex health care and programs of a research and development nature.

ECS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, status as a crime victim, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 3800+ employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American People.