NIOSH Announces Competitive Supervisory Position for r2p, Research and Tech Transfer; Deadline, November 18


NIOSH Update:

Contact: Fred Blosser (202) 245-0645
November 6, 2008

NOTE: The deadline for applications has been extended to 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time, Tuesday, December 2, 2008.

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is seeking applicants for a supervisory position for a health scientist who will serve as NIOSH’s Associate Director for Research and Technology Transfer. The deadline for applications for the competitive position is 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time, Tuesday, November 18, 2008.

Applications for the position must be submitted electronically through the Federal Government’s USAJOBS web site, The announcement can be found on www.usajobs.govexternal icon through a Keyword Search using the Job Announcementexternal icon Number, HHS-CDC-C2-2009-0038. Details about duties, requirements, salary, submitting an application, and other information can be found in the announcement.

The position, Health Scientist GS-601-15, involves primary responsibility for providing advice and assistance on the development, direction, and coordination of transferring research knowledge, technologies, and interventions management for preventing work-related injuries, illnesses, and deaths.

Because it is a supervisory position, candidates must also have demonstrated or shown the potential to develop the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities. Applicants should describe any previous experience or responsibilities which could be used in relation to the supervisory requirements of this position. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, and a security clearance is required. The position is open to applicants from inside and outside the Federal Government.

The goal of NIOSH’s research and technology transfer program, Research to Practice (r2p), is to reduce occupational illness and injury by increasing workplace use of effective NIOSH and NIOSH-funded research findings. NIOSH works with its partners to focus research on ways to develop effective products, translate research findings into practice, target dissemination efforts, and evaluate and demonstrate the effectiveness of those efforts in improving worker health and safety. More information about r2p can be found at .

NIOSH is the federal agency that conducts research and makes recommendations for preventing work-related injuries and illnesses. NIOSH was created under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. More information about NIOSH can be found at

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