HHS National Institute on Drug Abuse Seeks a Data Scientist/Senior Advisor

Original Job Opening Posted on USAJobs.gov: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/782086300

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), is searching for a Data Scientist and Senior Advisor, according to a job posting on USAJobs.gov.

This position serves as a Data Scientist and Senior Advisor to the NIDA Director and other leadership positions, on matters related to health informatics and data science, data management, and emerging technologies. You will provide technical expertise and project leadership necessary to advance strategic initiatives in the use and effectiveness of data – and knowledge-driven methods in the organization in cases related to neuroscience by collaborating with researchers and administrators.

According to the posting, duties for the Data Scientist include:

  • Serves as a principal advisor to the NIDA Director and senior leadership on health informatics and data science, data management, and emerging technologies.
  • Contribute as a recognized expert in the design and implementation of computer-based solutions, including tools, techniques and practices that broaden the use of NIDA data sets and knowledge bases and ensure access to research data throughout its lifecycle.
  • Serve as the Institute’s subject matter expert (SME) on issues and matters related to new, novel, and/or emerging technologies and areas in data analytics and their application to supporting the Institute’s research portfolio; business process improvements and enhancements; data policies related to privacy, accessibility, and interoperability; and applied data science.
  • Serve as a member of committees or workgroups at the agency or department level as well as on interdepartmental groups. In this capacity, the incumbent provides professional expertise as well as representing NIDA on matters relating to policy and interpretation of resource requirements for data science.
  • Represent the organization at professional meetings and conferences where the focus is addiction-related data science and neuroinformatics.
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Job Opening Details

Job Opening Date: 05/08/2024
Job Closing Date: 05/17/2024
Salary Range: $163,964 - $191,900 per year
Pay Scale/Grade: GS 15
Telework Eligible: Yes—as determined by the agency policy.
Applications Open To: Open to the public
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