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Project Manager II
Fort Detrick, MD

Since 1969, the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) has served as the Department of Defense's (DoD) lead laboratory for medical biological defense research. While its core mission is to protect the warfighter from biological threats, USAMRIID also investigate disease outbreaks and threats to public health. Research conducted at USAMRIID leads to medical solutions, therapeutics, vaccines, diagnostics, and information that benefit both military personnel and civilians. USAMRIID is a subordinate laboratory of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command.

We are looking for a Project Manager to provide project leadership in the form of planning, programming, budgeting and execution management of the research portfolio.


  • Perform project management tasks that may include the following:
  • Provide planning support to project teams, to ensure that projects are well-planned and have a high probability of being executed on-schedule and on-budget
  • Maintain institutional awareness of the project schedule, and proactively identifying and mitigating risks
  • Coordinate and communicate the status of the project with project team members and customers, as needed, using enterprise collaboration tools and portals


  • Minimum of a BS
  • 5-7 years of experience
  • Sufficient education and experience to understand the science to be able to facilitate planning and execution of the project
  • Familiarity with biocontainment procedures and BSAT regulations helpful
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must be a US citizen

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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