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The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc. (HJF) is affiliated with USU and provides administrative services for positions with the CDP. HJF is a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving military medicine and public health.​ Available positions are listed below.

Project Manager - Rockville, MD

HJF is seeking a Project Manager to support the Training and Education Directorate at the Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP) in Rockville, Maryland. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to CDP. The incumbent is responsible for providing administrative project oversight in order to maximize the effective use of project resources. Specific areas include: task coordination, internal and external communications, contracts, and purchasing.

Research Associate II - Rockville, MD

HJF is seeking a Research Associate II to support the Research and Evaluation Directorate at the Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP) in Bethesda MD. Responsible for providing administrative project assistance in order to maximize the effective use of project resources. Specific areas include: data collection and analysis, identification and application for new sources of funding, completion of day-to-day requirements of ongoing research projects, assisting with dissemination of Directorate research findings. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to CDP.


Project Manager, Rockville, MD

HJF is seeking a Project Manager to support the Training and Education Directorate at the Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP) in Rockville, Maryland. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to CDP.

The incumbent is responsible for providing administrative project oversight in order to maximize the effective use of project resources. Specific areas include: task coordination, internal and external communications, contracts, and purchasing.

Responsibilities: 

Direct support to the program may include:

  1. Works with Director and Assistant Director in managing the Directorate’s activities and ensuring all grant and program goals are met.
  2. Manages a portfolio of projects and programs that fall under the purview of the Training and Education Directorate.
  3. Coordinates all aspects of CDP’s guest speaker training and education program, including acting as the POC for guest speakers, contracting and scheduling guest speakers, securing and contracting training venues, obtaining continuing education credit authorizations, collaborating with venue POCs, managing event registration, and ensuring creation, procurement, and delivery of training materials.
  4. Manages the Stand-Alone Courses program, including scheduling events, coordinating presenters, arranging technical resources and support, and working with program faculty to plan topics to be presented.
  5. Manages task assignments to other CDP staff for projects and programs under assigned portfolio.
  6. Responsible for tracking portfolio activity and providing regular updates on related activities to Directorate and CDP Leadership.
  7. Assists with the development and formulation of grant year goals.
  8. Provides advice on manpower utilization, workflow, and operational procedures to increase efficiency, productivity, and make overall improvements for the program.
  9. Coordinates and approves the initiation and processing of purchase orders, supply sources, work orders and maintenance and renovation requests.
  10. Perform other duties as needed.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of organizational objectives, office automation; ability to work completely independently; ability to use sound judgment in solving problems; ability to coordinate many complex systems and programs at the same time; excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Bachelor's degree.

Minimum Experience: 2 to 4 years related experience in scientific project or program management.

Must be a US Citizen.

*Must undergo a favorable Public Trust Security Clearance Investigation.*

Physical Capabilities: Walking, standing, lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs. and sitting.

Work Environment: CDP’s headquarters office in Rockville, MD or, to a limited extent, in a telework setting.

HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Director of Human Resources.

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HJF is seeking a Research Associate II to support the Research and Evaluation Directorate at the Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP) in Bethesda MD. Responsible for providing administrative project assistance in order to maximize the effective use of project resources. Specific areas include: data collection and analysis, identification and application for new sources of funding, completion of day-to-day requirements of ongoing research projects, assisting with dissemination of Directorate research findings.

HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to CDP

Responsibilities: 

Direct support to the program may include:

  1. Works with the Director, Assistant Director and Program Manager to support all Directorate activities.
  2. Assists with tracking the ongoing research and scholarship efforts within the CDP, providing regualr updates on activites to the Program Manager.
  3. Contributes to the identification of new research funding opportunities by scanning relevant web outlets for grants, summarizing relevant funding opportunities, and submitting them to the Directorate's leadership team.
  4. Assists in the Directorate's efforts to prepare submission sfor new research funding, including letters of intent and full proposals by conducting background research and contributing relevant content. Supports Institutional Review Board (IRB) submissions as needed.
  5. Supports all phases of data collection and analysis for research activities under the Research Directorate, including survey development, deployment, data collection, and statistical analysis.
  6. Assists with the program evaluation process within the CDP, including survey instrument development, data collection, statistical analysis, and developing and submitting summary reports.
  7. Provides support for project activities from the Directorate's ongoing research projects, to include coordination of logistical support for traning, scheduling meetings, and note taking.
  8. Contributes to various Directorate products, including posters, conference presentations, white papers and journal article submission by conducting background literature reviews and drafting content. 
  9. Provides similar support to Medical and Clinical Psychology student research projects under the Military Stress Studdies Laboratory (MiSSSL).
  10. Perform other duties as needed.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of organizational objectives, office automation; ability to work completely independently; ability to use sound judgment in solving problems; ability to coordinate many complex systems and programs at the same time; excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Master’s Degree in mental health or public health field preferred.

Minimum Experience: 2-4 years related experience in either research support role or mental health clinical experience.

Must be a US Citizen.

*Must undergo a favorable Public Trust Security Clearance Investigation.*

Physical Capabilities: Walking, standing, lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs. and sitting.

Work Environment: CDP’s headquarters office in Rockville, MD or, to a limited extent, in a telework setting.

HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Director of Human Resources.

For more information or to apply, please click here