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Job Title:  MOMRP – Psychological Health & Resilience Deputy Portfolio Manager(#ID14922)
Location: Fort Detrick, MD.


Cherokee Nation Strategic Programs (CNSP) is a versatile, tribally owned 8(a), SDB providing solutions throughout the U.S. and overseas. CNSP has expertise in a wide range of technical disciplines, including global vulnerability assessment, information assurance, intelligence operations, program management and professional services with partners in Information Technology. CNSP is owned by Cherokee Nation Businesses, the economic engine of Cherokee Nation, the largest Native American tribe in the U.S. One-hundred percent of the company’s profits support future business investments and the well-being of the tribe’s citizens through health care, education and job creation, ensuring better lives for Cherokees today and tomorrow.


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CNSP is seeking a Psychological Health & Resilience Deputy Portfolio Manager to support the Defense Health Program Enhancement (DHP) operational medical research program and Military Operational Medicine Research Program (MOMRP). While performing scientific portfolio analyses, monitoring scientific progress of research efforts, and assisting in the development of comprehensive, integrated strategic approaches to solving Department of Defense problems in the domain of military operational medicine.



To advise and support the Psychological Health & Resilience Deputy Portfolio Services in the following criteria;

  • Provide back up to the Psychological Health & Resilience Portfolio Manager.
  •  Advice the MOMRP Director and Deputy Director on planning, budgeting and execution of research relating to psychiatry & clinical psychology disorders.
  •  Review all pre- and full proposals.
  •  Make recommendations for approving and disapproving research projects
  • Advised the MOMRP Director and Deputy Director on the scientific quality, merit and military relevance of psychological health & resilience research performed by the MOMRP’s supporting laboratories and extramural performers.
  • Advise the Director and Deputy Director and assist in the development of goals and objectives for the Psychological Health & Resilience Research Program.
  • Assist in composing technical summaries of MOMRP-sponsored research projects.
  • Assist in preparing and submitting MOMRP management documents and Congressional reports.
  • Assist in preparing requests for information and suspense actions requiring MOMRP responses regarding the Psychological Health & Resilience Research Program.
  • Assist in planning and coordinating MOMRP-sponsored technical meetings, workshops, and peer reviews on psychological health & resilience topics.
  • Review project Close-Out Reports, develop MOMRP closeout summary documents and consolidate any actionable findings across the MOMRP.




  • PhD in Clinical Psychology
  • Three years’ experience as a Research Psychologist
  • Three years’ experience in a DOD Research environment



  • Ability to work independently with little oversight by the government under direction of MOMRP Team.
  • Demonstrate good oral/ written communication skills and organizational abilities.
  • Excellent analytical skills and working knowledge of computer systems and integrated software application programs are required.



  • Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
  • Must be able to pass a drug screen and federal background check.



Climate controlled office work environment.


With $400 million in annual revenue, 20% growth per year, approximately 950+ active contracts serving 60+ government agencies in 25 countries, 47 states, 2 territories and 2000+ employees, Cherokee Nation Businesses’ (CNB) group of Federal Contracting Section 8(a) companies is positioned to deliver expertise needed to solve complex technical issues. Federal Solutions provides an array of services for 12 of the 15 cabinet-level departments and agencies – from applications and data services to cybersecurity and national defense.

Why consider Cherokee Nation and our Federal Solutions business? Here are some great resources highlighting what we do and compelling reasons for joining our team!



Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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