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Cleared Research Fellow (Active TS/SCI) - Vienna, VA at MVM, Inc. in Vienna, Virginia

Posted in Science 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Title: Cleared Research Fellow (Clinical, Social, Behavioral or Experimental Research)

Location:  Vienna, VA

**You must have an active TS/SCI clearance to be considered for the position**

About MVM

Service, Support, Success are the pillars upon which MVM’s founders built the company, and they continue to serve as MVM’s core values. Along with our uncompromising insistence on integrity and ethical business practices, these values make us the service provider of choice for our customers and the employer of choice for our dedicated team members. 

Working at MVM, Inc. takes a certain kind of person; we want someone who identifies with our values and is willing to challenge themselves both personally and professionally.  We seek employees who are passionate about serving and making a difference in lives of others.

MVM is seeking a Behavioral Research Fellow with three (3) full years of specialized experience within the Clinical, Social, Experimental or Behavioral Services.  With one-hundred percent (100%) onsite dedication to our client, the ideal candidate will assist in the administration of all Research Programs by conducting research utilizing conditioning and stimuli to study human behavior, protocol reviews, including methods, data collection and analysis, etc. to help understand behavior and find a competitive outcome advantage.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

  • DATA GATHERING AND ANALYSIS: Seeks or collects and synthesizes information from a variety of stakeholders and sources in an objective, unbiased manner to reach a conclusion, goal, or judgment and to enable strategic decision-making.
  • STATISTICAL ANALYSIS: Uses descriptive or inferential statistical methods to collect, explore and present large amounts of data to discover underlying patterns and trends.
  • SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGE: Provides knowledge or conducts studies of a body of information based on empirical or theoretical processes and principles in relation to scientific laws, arranged and communicated by qualitative and quantitative descriptions, and based on observation and experimentation.
  • COLLABORATION: Works cooperatively with others, inside and outside the organization, to accomplish objectives to build and maintain mutually beneficial partnerships, leverage information, and achieve results.

Examples of qualifying experience include the following types of tasks performed on a regular and recurring basis:

  • Implement behavior support plans under the direction of a Principal Scientist.

  • Assist in setting up technical exchanges, meetings, workshops, post-meeting follow up including reports, meeting minutes, as well as tracking and execution of recommendations and after-actions.

  • Assist coordination of calendars of IC and DOD personnel, and meeting logistics management.

  • Maintain pre- and post- course reviews and questionnaires.

  • Assist in critically reviewing and preparing technical documents for IC-wide dissemination and public release.

  • Maintain a log and repository of publicly-released science publication, reports, and briefings.  Post and maintain updates on research SharePoint and to IC websites.

  • Prepare draft taskers to include:  weekly activity reports, information papers, action memoranda, emails, and other documents.

  • Maintain broad situational awareness of the social and behavioral science literature and issues in related program & scientific areas.

  • Record management support:  monitor and assist in the management of IRB database, monthly reports tracking, and various spreadsheets for program area.

  • Conducting program and policy analyses to identify and understand the impacts, needs and preferences of behavioral service programs;

  • Utilizing a wide range of advanced qualitative or quantitative tools for the assessment of behavioral program effectiveness;


  • CLEARANCE:  Active TS/SCI Clearance REQUIRED (Your application will not be considered if you do not have the required clearance)
  • EDUCATION: To qualify for this position, you must have a degree in behavioral, neuroscience, psychology, social science or related disciplines appropriate to the position.
  • EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years of appropriate experience that demonstrated that you have acquired knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to academic or field research to include collecting and analyzing data, conducting experiments while following scientific protocols as it relates to human behavior analysis.

These requirements are thoroughly reviewed during the employment screening process. Acceptance for this opportunity is dependent upon meeting all qualification/selection criteria. Once the application process is complete, a review of the resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that your qualifications and/or experience does not meet majority of their prerequisite, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.


MVM offers a competitive benefits package, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position (full-time, part-time, or intermittent).  Please ask your Talent Acquisition Specialist for more information on the specific benefits offered.

For more information about the company please visit our website at

MVM is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.