Reports to: Director, Dissemination and Implementation
*Cover Letter Required*
Under the direction of the Program Director for Dissemination and Implementation, the Program Officer (PO) will take a central role in supporting the program’s funding initiatives and other activities. The PO's work will require interaction with applicant and funded investigator teams, close collaboration with other members of the D&I Program Team, as well as coordination with departments across PCORI.
Duties and Responsibilities
Play a central role on the D&I funding team:
Support the D&I Program Director in conceptualizing and operationalizing new activities, as well as refining current initiatives.
Represent PCORI externally and internally and as subject matter expert on Dissemination and Implementation.
Mentor and manage D&I program staff (associates, assistants, interns) and work with other PCORI colleagues as appropriate or assigned.
Contribute to, refine, and manage activities within D&I award programs needed, including planning and pre-award phases.
Provide feedback and input to D&I Program applicants on their project ideas’ fit with D&I Program funding priorities. Participate in funding decision processes; develop materials for PCORI Committee and Board of Governors review, input, and approval
Provide oversight in post-award activities for projects funded through PCORI’s D&I funding initiatives, maintaining regular communication with awardee teams.
Incumbent(s) in this position may be required to perform other duties and special assignments not specifically stated above.
Statements outlined in this section are designated as essential job functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
*PCORI Staff Conflict of Interest Statement - No PCORI employee can receive a direct financial benefit from a healthcare related organization during the course of his/her employment with PCORI.
PCORI conducts background checks on all applicants.
PCORI is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity in the workplace.
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Doctoral degree in a field relevant to patient-centered outcomes research (e.g., health services research, sociology, psychology, health policy, program evaluation, education) plus minimum of three (3) years of relevant work experience -OR- Master’s degree in relevant field plus minimum of seven (7) years of relevant experience demonstrating increasing responsibility.
Experience handling and managing multiple priorities effectively; experience in work environments that require organizing time efficiently and having a high tolerance for ambiguity.
Professional experience in one or more settings (clinical or policy) where findings of patient-centered outcomes research are or can be implemented – i.e., work experience providing the applicant with a high level of knowledge of and familiarity with one or more target audiences for PCORI research findings – is desirable.
Internal Number: 829-858
PCORI was established to fund research that can help patients and those who care for them make better-informed decisions about the healthcare choices they face every day, guided by those who will use that information.