Scientific Program Manager - NIH - VRC/VPL

Job Locations US-MD-Bethesda
# of Openings
Regular Full-Time


CAMRIS is a clinical and life sciences firm that realizes innovative solutions to challenges worldwide through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. We combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world. Our core practice areas include HIV/AIDS, microbiology and infectious disease research, vaccine research, development and production, global health security, biodefense, and clinical research.


CAMRIS attracts the next generation of scientists to work at premier government research and development institutions with state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, under world leaders in health research. Our exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k plan with employer contribution, paid holidays, vacation, Medical and Flexible Spending Accounts, and life insurance. If you enjoy being a part of a high performing health and research organization dedicated to making the world a healthier place, please apply today!


We are seeking a Scientific Program Manager to support the mission of the Viral Pathogensis Lab (VPL) which is part of the Vaccine Research Center (VRC) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to:


  • Coordinate and manage VPL and VRC laboratory EID research activities.
  • Manage and keep track of EID research collaborations.
  • Draft and facilitate establishment of appropriate research agreements
  • Coordinate EID Meeting agenda and run meetings.
  • Review EID vaccine literature and distribute relevant manuscripts.
  • Perform administrative duties for EID program as needed, including updating the Annual
  • Reviews on EID projects and organizing VRC speakers for EID presentations.
  • Prepare budget proposals for EID research in collaboration with ADMO.
  • Serve as a liason between EID laboratory staff and other VRC groups.
  • Represent the pre-clinical team in EID Project Team meetings.
  • Coordinate tech transfer of vaccine candidates into advanced clinical development.
  • Assist in preparation of pre-clinical sections of regulatory documents for GMP products.
  • Outline required/IND-enabling pre-clinical mouse experiments.
  • Draft/revise background sections for pre-IND, IND, and IB documents.
  • Communication with Lay and Scientific Audiences.
  • Prepare presentations including information on VRC EID program.
  • Assist in preparing, answering, and clearing requests from national and international stakeholders.
  • Coordinate with visualization/IT team for making 3D prints of vaccine immunogens and/or other tools for influenza education/outreach.
  • Draft and participate in publication of manuscripts.


  • PhD degree in a related field is required.
  • The education, skills and relevant years of experience required for each support position are consistent with those identified as the minimum requirements for the labor categories specified in the contract.
  • Virology, Immunology, Vaccinology or related scientific background preferred.
  • Program/project management experience or training.


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