Assistant Clinical Investigator

Company/Institution: The National Institutes of Health
Location: Bethesda, MD, USA
Degree Requirements: PhD and/or MD Salary: Not available
Job Type: Research Posted: May 4, 2020
Job Setting: Corporate Research Institute Application Period: May 4-June 4, 2020

Department of Health and Human Services National Institutes of Health National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Assistant Clinical Investigator With nationwide responsibility for improving the health and wellbeing of all Americans, the Department of Health and Human Services oversees the biomedical research programs of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and those of NIH’s research Institutes. The Division of Intramural Research (DIR) of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) is seeking an outstanding physician/scientist to initiate and direct an independent research program in clinical and translational science on the NIH campus in Bethesda, MD. The existing faculty is an outstanding group of internationally recognized biomedical researchers covering a wide range of basic and clinical research topics (please see http://dir.nhlbi.nih.gov/) complemented by the other research institutes within the DIR (please see http://www.nih.gov/science/#campus). NHLBI is recruiting an Assistant Clinical Investigator to carry out innovative and translational research program in hematopoiesis and immunology, focusing on applying single cell “omics” and innovative approaches to data analytics and modeling, applied to clinically-relevant question and clinical trial data, which are of central interest to NHLBI’s intramural program. We seek board-eligible/board-certified physician-scientists to establish themselves as an independent investigator in translational and patient-oriented research in the Translational Stem Cell Biology Branch (TSCBB). The TSCBB conducts research utilizing relevant animal models and innovative clinical trials to understand hematopoiesis and human immunology, with applications in improving hematopoiesis and immune responses in patients with acquired and inherited disorders. The successful applicant will receive an appointment with competitive salary, dedicated laboratory space and budget with personnel support, travel and training funds, access to an extensive infrastructure including research nursing, protocol and data-management support, advanced imaging, and advanced technologies such as imaging/microscopy mass spectrometry, flow cytometry, genomics and genetically modified animal models. The successful candidate should have training and expertise in translational investigation, single cell “omics” and data analytics, and should have an early record of achievement, expertise, experience and certification in clinical/translational hematology. Applicants must be licensed to practice medicine in the United States and be board-eligible/certified in Hematology. Salary is commensurate with research experience and accomplishments, equivalent to the assistant professor or associate professor level. Candidates must have an MD or MD/PhD (or equivalent). Appointees may be US citizens, resident aliens, or non-resident aliens with or eligible to obtain a valid employment authorized visa. Applications from women, minorities and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged. Applicants should send a descriptive letter of interest, curriculum vitae (please include in your C.V. a description of your mentoring and outreach activities, especially those involving women and persons from racial, ethnic or other groups that are underrepresented in biomedical research), with complete bibliography, one page of current and future research interest and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to: Dan Fogarty OIM, DIR, NHLBI 9000 Rockville Pike 3 Center Drive, Room 3W16 Bethesda, MD 20892 nhlbi_recruit@mail.nih.gov The review of applications will begin 30 days after the initial posting and the search will remain open until the position is filled. DHHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs

Contact Information

Dan Fogarty
9000 Rockville Pike
3 Center Drive, Room 3W16
Bethesda, MD 20892 USA
nhlbi_recruit@mail.nih.gov

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