Social & Scientific Systems (S3), a division of DLH, serves federal government clients throughout the United States and abroad delivering technology enabled solutions in key health and human services programs. The Company's core competencies include secure data analytics and statistics, clinical trials and laboratory services, a full suite of public health research offerings, performance evaluation, system modernization, operational logistics and readiness, and strategic digital communications. DLH has over 2,000 employees serving numerous government agencies. DLH’s portfolio consists of Defense & Veteran Health Solutions, Human Services Solutions and Public Health & Life Sciences.
DLH/SSS is actively seeking an enthusiastic Practice Area Director, Clinical Trials Research Services (CTRS) to provide senior leadership over and growth within the clinical trials portfolio. CTRS has a strong portfolio of programs within the National Institutes of Health (NIH) including the National Institute of Allergy, and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Cancer Institute, and National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR). Our staff provide a variety of clinical research services including but not limited to clinical capacity building, protocol development and implementation, data management and biostatistics, site and laboratory support services, clinical monitoring, safety/ pharmacovigilance, quality assurance and regulatory affairs.
The Practice Area Director of Clinical Research Operations is responsible for program oversight; cultivating client and partner relationships; business development; staff recruitment, mentoring and supervision. The Director reports directly to the President and works collaboratively with senior leaders to grow our team and clinical research support services. This position will also work collaboratively with peer Practice Area Directors and DLH/SSS executive leadership to help set company research and scientific priorities so that they line up with the overall mission and goals of the organization. The Director also provides strategic and operational input into the CTRS portfolio and participates in the development of strategic plans for expanding SSS’ capabilities in infectious and non-infectious diseases clinical research. The Practice Area Director will help keep the company competitive by staying updated on scientific and technological advances and industry trends in their area of specialty. This may include making recommendations on future projects, such as new research opportunities or technological ventures. This individual may serve as Principal Investigator or Project Director on appropriate, complex international or domestic clinical research projects.
We seek a dynamic, visionary leader with the skills and motivation to assist with developing new capabilities and business relationships that expand the client base and scientific portfolio of CTRS. The selected applicant will be a strategic thinker and proven manager with demonstrated leadership ability.
The Practice Area Director may serve public relations functions by representing the scientific goals and interests of the company at press conferences, meetings, conventions, and shareholder events.
DLH is committed to fostering a diverse workforce and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.