This position will support the research operations of the Forum for Collaborative Research (Forum). Familiarity with public health issues in any of the following areas is strongly preferred for this position: rare diseases, HBV, transplantation associated viral infections, ocular diseases, or HIV.
- Independently implements a work-plan to set up symposia – notifying attendees of logistics, agenda, reimbursement policy, assuring that meeting planner has appropriately prepared meeting infrastructure and addressing logistical issues raised by attendees.
- Assists senior staff in performing research such as identifying and distributing background materials, preparing initial drafts for review by more senior staff and incorporating recommended changes.
- Independently writes first drafts of planned publications, abstracts, or meeting summaries based on content of faculty roundtables, individual projects and scientific symposia for review and editing.
- Prepares background materials for grant applications and/or funding requests and symposia.
- Independently identifies and assists with grant applications or funding opportunities after reviewing the grant or funding documents.
Education: Master’s degree in Public Health or other life sciences and/or equivalent experience
Location: UCDC campus in Washington, DC
About Forum for Collaborative Research
The Forum, founded in 1997, is a public/private collaboration addressing cutting edge science and policy issues through a process of stakeholder engagement. The mission of the Forum is to facilitate collaborative research in drug development. Current areas of focus include HBV, HIV, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease/non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, primary sclerosing cholangitis, rare diseases, ocular diseases, and transplantation associated viral infections. The Forum has a unique and complex structure that includes stakeholder partners such as patients/patient advocates, academia, governmental agencies, industry, insurers, professional societies, and other relevant entities.