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Stacy Philipson Grenis, CEO

sphilipson@scgcorp.com

Susie Warner, MPH, CMP, Vice President

swarner@scgcorp.com

Mike Bykowski, Vice President

mbykowski@scgcorp.com

The Scientific Consulting Group, Inc.
656 Quince Orchard Road, Suite 210
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878-1409
Phone: 301-670-4990
Fax: 301-670-3815

Open Positions

For all positions, candidates should send resumes to recruitment@scgcorp.com.

The Scientific Consulting Group, Inc. in Gaithersburg, MD specializes in communicating scientific information to improve the quality of our lives and the environment in which we live. We adhere to seemingly simple principles—we listen to our clients’ needs, develop creative approaches to meet those needs, and implement our strategies cost effectively with unsurpassed passion and dedication to excellence.

SCG is seeking a 508 Compliance Specialist to lead a team focused on remediating documents and web materials to ensure compliance with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (1998 amendment). Responsibilities include remediating Adobe PDF and Microsoft Office documents, reviewing web pages, and videos for accessibility. Candidates must possess strong time management skills, a high level of attention to detail, and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

General Responsibilities:

  • Remediation and review of Adobe PDF and Microsoft Office documents for compliance with HHS Section 508 standards and WCAG 2.0 AA.
  • Using software and tools including Adobe Acrobat, PDF Accessibility Checker, Colour Contrast Analyser, JAWS, and NVDA.
  • Validating web pages for compliance with HHS Section 508 standards and WCAG 2.0 and remediating issues in HTML.
  • Documenting accessibility failures and providing solutions for developers
  • Creating metadata and alternative text for documents and multimedia products.
  • Ensuring accessibility of multimedia products and videos, including closed captioning and audio description.
  • Providing accurate completion estimates and timelines.
  • Working well with others and handling day-to-day situations with an acceptable, reasonable approach.
  • Ensuring high quality products that meet or exceed Federal standards.
  • Mentoring and knowledge sharing with other team members.

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of best practices and industry trends in accessibility, including the PDF/UA standard.
  • Competency in essential software and related hardware. Specifically, JAWS, Microsoft Office, and Adobe Creative Cloud – particularly InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat DC.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of HHS Section 508 standards and WCAG 2.0 AA, and the 2018 HHS 508 Refreshed Standards.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of 508 compliance as it relates to social media.
  • Ability to multi-task and be self-motivated and self-guided while also providing direction to others.
  • Attention to detail and quality.
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BA or BS degree in website design or development or a related field of study, or the equivalent education and a minimum of 4 years of related experience.

Interested candidate should submit resume and cover letter to recruitment@scgcorp.com.

SCG is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

The Scientific Consulting Group, Inc. (SCG) seeks a Conference Assistant to join the meeting department. Duties include but are not limited to logistical support, webinar hosting, meeting materials preparation, tracking registration, database management, and speaker/travel coordination.

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Event/meeting planning or related hospitality work experience preferred
  • Clear accurate written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to travel and work flexible hours
  • Exceptional customer service skills and ability to work effectively with clients and vendors
  • Must be detail-oriented, sharp, professional, independent, and self-motivated
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products
  • Proficiency with virtual meeting platforms including Zoom and WebEx

Interested candidate should submit resume and cover letter to recruitment@scgcorp.com.

SCG is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Consulting firm in Gaithersburg, MD, has a full-time position available for an experienced HIV Editor with at least 5 years of scientific/technical editing and writing experience, with a focus on HIV. M.S. degree required; Ph.D. preferred in biomedical/life sciences. Diverse editing and writing experience a plus (preparation of guidelines documents, detailed scientific meeting summaries, technical reports, articles, strategic plans, and other documents). Familiarity with antiretroviral agents in the treatment of people with HIV a plus.

Tasks include: Perform substantive content edits on HIV clinical practice guidelines sections, manuscripts, articles, scientific and non-scientific reports, newsletters, figures, webpages, graphics, figures, and scientific presentations for English grammar, clarity, accuracy, and conformity to appropriate style guide, funding agency, website, or internal company document. Cross-check textual, tabular and graphic materials; standardize reference citations; and other editorial requirements. Consult with authors about revising manuscripts. Edit reports to and correspondence with clients. Diplomatically resolve differences between authors and other professional staff members. Close attention to detail and the ability to work on multiple tasks under deadline required.

Interested candidate should submit resume, cover letter, and writing samples to recruitment@scgcorp.com. Please provide 3 editing and/or writing samples. Position can be performed in office or remote.

SCG is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

SCG is seeking a permanent Junior ASP.NET Developer to help a multi-skilled web team. Responsibilities include design, development, testing, and maintenance of internal and external web applications and databases. Candidates must have strong interpersonal communication skills (written/verbal) and a team-oriented, customer service attitude.

Candidates must be familiar with good WC3 coding standards, ASP.NET, SQL Server basics, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript including the use of jQuery libraries.

Technical Requirements:

  • Ability to build and maintain ASP.NET applications (VB.Net/C#, Web Forms)
  • Working knowledge of SQL (Microsoft SQL server; Oracle knowledge a plus)
  • High Proficiency with HTML and CSS best practices
  • JavaScript and Photoshop skills a plus.
  • GovDelivery, MailChimp, or other mass emailing system experience a plus.
  • Working experience using git and GitHub

General Requirements:

  • An IT-related bachelor’s degree and 2-4 years real world job experience
  • Ability to work as part of a project team as well as independently
  • Must be self-disciplined with effective time management abilities, and able to work in a fast-paced, multi-task environment with shifting priorities
  • Strong organizational and communication skills are particularly important.

Interested candidate should submit resume and cover letter to recruitment@scgcorp.com.

SCG is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

The Scientific Consulting Group, Inc. is looking for a full-time Science Management Analyst to be based on-site at our client facility located in Bethesda, MD.

SCOPE

Under this task order, the contractor will independently provide support services to satisfy the overall operational objectives of the Office of Research on Women’s Health. The primary objective is to provide services and deliverables through performance of support services.

TASKS/SERVICES. The contractor shall:

  1. Develop detailed project plan(s) for scientific grants and policies
  2. Coordinate project plan activities with scientific team members and others (s) as required
  3. Update senior management on project progress, including assisting with analysis to support data-driven decision making.
  4. Maintain up to date knowledge scientific grants and policies as necessary
  5. Solicit input from project team members and provides feedback and recommendations to ORWH leadership regarding ongoing activities or issues
  6. Identify and develop tractable metrics for data collection surrounding portfolio analysis
  7. Manage data collection, analysis and tracking of action items
  8. Remain knowledgeable of NIH data, data infrastructure, and information requirements
  9. Actively participate in tactical and strategic planning efforts for tool development and process enhancements
  10. Manage and oversee issue resolution discrepancies arising from stakeholders to assure issues or problems do not escalate apprises ORWH leadership regarding ongoing activities or issues
  11. Manage risks and assure progress is made and identify to leadership issues and potential risks including missed or delayed deadlines
  12. Manage an array of scientific projects and associated deliverables
  13. Support trans-NIH meetings, collaboration, and knowledge exchange with other NIH entities for effective use of scientific resources and processes
  14. Manage communication of multi-matrixed organization and processes
  15. Organize meetings and writes about ORWH activities, as appropriate
  16. Collaborate with ORWH staff in support of efforts to develop draft policies, strategies for implementation, and reporting
  17. Provide training of project team members and all staff on ORWH SharePoint site and associated databases, NIH data infrastructure, with associated information requirements.
  18. Create analytical tools, spreadsheets and graphs given criteria for development and outcomes.

DELIVERABLES. Upon request, the contractor shall provide documentation evidence of any and/or all work product, including, but not limited to, the following tasks:

  • Develop the business case that defines the problem/need to be addressed by the project and the reasons for project launch
  • Develop project plans that define the vision and background of any given project and that defines scope, including boundaries, deliverables and requirements
  • Provide analytical reports of product acceptance criteria when requested
  • Provide written justification for any given project by performing analysis
  • Upon request provide a written document that summarizes the project
  • Develop the project schedule that defines time required for implementing the project, along with activity durations and milestones.
  • Develop a communications management plan that explains how communications between ORWH and its stakeholders should be established and managed in regard to the project as needed
  • Perform a post implementation review to confirm the project has reached its goals and objectives and that deliverables are produced
  • Develop lessons learned reports as requested to document successful experience and practice of the project

CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSE, PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OR OTHER EXPERTISE REQUIRED. The contractor must have:

  • PhD in scientific discipline
  • Knowledge and understanding of project management methodology
  • Minimum of five (5) years of related expertise in biomedical, general science, and data science combination or concentration
  • Knowledge of NIH procedures and policies
  • Knowledge and understanding of science, grants and scientific funding processes
  • Strong experience in grants management process
  • Experience with scientific data collection and data systems of record
  • Knowledge of NIH data, data infrastructure, and information requirements
  • Experience in computer-based analysis with concentration in statistical / computer modeling and scientific portfolio analysis
  • Experienced in identifying and managing risks
  • Experience supporting trans-NIH knowledge and exchanges with other NIH entities for effective use of scientific, policy, research and communications outreach processes and tools
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and MS Project)
  • Experience with presentation management software (Shufflrr)
  • Knowledge and understanding of Software, Application and System development cycles
  • Knowledge of methods and techniques common to data science
  • Ability to manage competing priorities
  • Ability to engage and manage multiple stakeholders who may be more senior
  • Skilled in time management
  • Strong communications skills, both oral and written
  • Knowledge of correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization and style
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills

Interested candidate should submit resume and cover letter to recruitment@scgcorp.com.

SCG is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Consulting firm in Gaithersburg, MD, has a full-time position available for an experienced Science Writer/Editor with at least 5 years of scientific/technical writing and editing experience. MS degree required; Ph.D. preferred in biomedical/life sciences. Diverse writing experience a plus (preparation of detailed scientific meeting summaries, technical reports, articles, strategic plans, and other documents). Please provide 3 writing and/or editing samples. Excellent benefits.

Interested candidate should submit resume and cover letter to recruitment@scgcorp.com.

SCG is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

SCG is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Locations

SCG Gaithersburg

656 Quince Orchard Road
Suite 210
Gaithersburg, MD 20878