Laboratory of Molecular Biology, NCI-CCR
(deadline: August 15)
An independent tenure-track research position, the equivalent of an assistant professor, is available in the Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB), CCR, NCI for a scientist working in the field of prokaryotic biology. Candidates must have a PhD and/or M.D. or equivalent earned doctoral degree and a proven record of innovative research and productivity in fields including but not limited to microbial interactions with their hosts (pathogenesis and symbiosis) and with each other, bacterial physiology and genetics, antimicrobial resistance, cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, biophysics or systems biology to investigate bacterial and/or bacteriophage biology. The successful candidate will join an active group of researchers in the LMB working on transcriptional and post-transcriptional regulatory mechanisms, proteolysis and protein folding, bacterial morphogenesis and development, eukaryotic gene expression, and basic understanding and applied use of bacterial toxins and immunotoxins for cancer treatment; seehttps://ccr.cancer.gov/Laboratory-of-Molecular-Biology for more information. The incumbent will direct an independent research program consisting of post-doctoral fellows and support personnel funded by the NCI intramural research program. Research support for developing a state-of-the-art laboratory that includes sufficient space, equipment and a supply budget that will sustain a productive research program will be provided. Salary will be commensurate with education and research experience. Exceptional candidates may be eligible for tenure.
Applicants should submit a CV or NIH Biosketch, including bibliography, a two page statement of research interests, and have three letters of recommendation forwarded to: Alonda McDuffie, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, CCR, NCI, by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Electronic applications are required. This position is not restricted to U.S. citizens. Applications will be reviewed beginning on August 15, 2016 and will be accepted until the search process has been completed. DHHS, NIH and NCI are equal opportunity employers. The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs.
Autoimmune and Rheumatic Diseases, NIAMS
(deadline: August 22)
The Intramural Research Program (IRP) of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is recruiting outstanding tenure-track translational investigators (M.D, Ph.D. or equivalent earned doctoral degree) in research areas relevant to autoimmune and rheumatic diseases at the basic, translational or clinical level. Emphasis will be placed on the applicants’ demonstrated track record of high-quality research and the originality and promise of their future plans. Clinical training in rheumatology or another medical sub-specialty relevant to autoimmune or rheumatic diseases is desirable. Successful applicants will receive a tenure-track appointment as an investigator in the NIAMS intramural research program, including full salary, laboratory and clinical research support. Successful candidates will be expected to develop energetic, creative, independent research programs within the highly interactive scientific environment in NIAMS, the NIH IRP, and use the resources of the NIH Clinical Research Center, located in Bethesda, Maryland.
This position is located on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland, a suburb of Washington, D.C. NIAMS and the NIH offer tremendous depth and breadth of intellectual and technological resources, as well as opportunities for collaboration with investigators both within and outside of the NIH. The candidate will also have full access to core resources in animal research, imaging, and genomics in NIAMS, and also the NIH Clinical Research Center, a state-of-the-art research hospital on the campus of the NIH in Bethesda, Maryland. The research environment is highly conducive to advancing basic and translational research, as well as multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary team science.
The mission of NIAMS is to support research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases, the training of basic and clinical scientists to carry out this research, and the dissemination of information on research progress in these diseases. Applicants should submit a cover letter that includes a short research interest statement (two page maximum), a curriculum vitae and complete bibliography, along with complete contact information of three referees. Applications will be reviewed beginning August 22, 2016 but will be accepted until the position is filled. Inquiries about the position should be sent to Richard Siegel, M.D., Ph.D, Clinical Director, NIAMS. email@example.com. Applications should be submitted to Susan Bozak, 10 Center Dr., Rm 6N204, Bethesda MD 20892, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lasker Clinical Scholars
(deadline: August 26)
The NIH Office of Intramural Research is happy to announce the 2016-17 NIH-Lasker Clinical Research Scholars Program (Si2/R00). The program supports a small number of exceptional clinical researchers in the early stages of their careers, to promote their development to fully independent positions. Lasker Scholars are appointed as independent investigators in the NIH Intramural Research Program for 5-7 years, followed by 3 years of independent financial support at an extramural research institution or by continuation in the Intramural Research Program. Candidates must have a clinical doctoral degree and a professional license to practice in the United States, and must have completed their core residency program by June 2006 or more recently. Researchers currently employed at the NIH are eligible, assuming they meet the other eligibility requirements. This includes Assistant Clinical Investigators and Investigators. The application deadline is August 26, 2016. For more information, refer to the Lasker Scholar website, http://www.nih.gov/science/laskerscholar/. Address inquiries to Dr. Charles R. Dearolf, Asst. Director for Intramural Research, email LaskerScholar@nih.gov.
Laboratory of Molecular Biology, NIDDK
(deadline: September 1)
A tenure track or tenure-eligible position is available for an individual who is interested in developing an independent research program, or has a demonstrated track record of research excellence, in an area of modern mechanistic molecular biology. Current research in this laboratory includes such diverse areas as chromatin-based gene regulation, DNA recombination and repair, bacterial cell division, muscle development, protein trafficking, and structural biology in a wide spectrum of systems.
The laboratory is located on the main campus of the NIH in Bethesda, Maryland, just outside of Washington, DC. This Laboratory (http://www.niddk.nih.gov/research-funding/at-niddk/labs-branches/LMB/Pages/about.aspx) is part of the intramural program of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (http://www.niddk.nih.gov/research-funding/at-niddk/labs-branches/Pages/default.aspx) and provides a highly interactive environment with expertise in molecular, cellular, biochemical and biophysical techniques. NIDDK supports a wide range of basic biomedical research, including several state of the art core facilities. The NIH intramural research program offers many advantages, including stable funding, the ability to do high risk research, and access where desired to clinical collaborators.
Applicants must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent doctoral degree and have demonstrated expertise and a record of achievement. Applicants may be U.S. citizens, resident aliens, or non-resident aliens with, or eligible to obtain, a valid employment-authorization visa. Interested applicants should submit a Curriculum Vitae and list of publications, copies of no more than 5 publications, and a separate document that combines a summary of graduate and postdoctoral research accomplishments with a plan for future research. Senior applicants should also mention independent research accomplishments. Numerical indices such as impact factors or citation numbers will not be taken into consideration, and should not be included in the application. Applicants should also have three letters of reference submitted. All material should be emailed as pdf files to: Dr. Gisela Storz, Chair, Laboratory of Molecular Biology Search Committee; C/O Linda Robinson, LindaR@intra.niddk.nih.gov.
The review of applications will begin on or around September 1, 2016. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Salary and benefits are commensurate with the experience of the applicant. DHHS, NIH, and NIDDK are equal opportunity employers.
Clinical Investigator Development Program
Center for Cancer Research, NCI
(deadline: September 20)
The Center for Cancer Research (CCR), a Division of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is pleased to announce its annual call for applications for the Clinical Investigator Development Program (CIDP). This is an exciting training opportunity intended for physicians interested in dedicating their careers to clinical research. Come join a vibrant, multidisciplinary research community featuring: flexible funding that supports innovative, high-impact bench-to- bedside research, access to the largest hospital in the world devoted exclusively to clinical research, extensive shared research resources, and availability of a broad range of scientific and clinical expertise. The CIDP assists board-eligible/board-certified translational researchers to transition from a mentored position to that of an independent investigator in laboratory-based or patient-oriented research in academia, or comparable positions in government and industry. Potential areas of interest include: medical oncology, pediatric hematology- oncology, radiation oncology, surgical oncology, pathology, neuro-oncology, urology and dermatology. Program objectives are to: develop competence and skills in study design, protocol development and patient-oriented research; acquire knowledge related to the ethical and regulatory issues of conducting clinical research involving human subjects; gain direct experience with the collection and management of research data; and learn about function, development, organization and leadership of a multidisciplinary clinical research team.
Who We Are: The CCR is nationally recognized as a premier training organization for clinical research, which is conducted in the state-of-the-art NIH Clinical Research Center in Bethesda, MD. Successful applicants will join a cadre of 250 talented independent investigators conducting research on the campuses of the NCI in Bethesda and Frederick, Maryland.
About the Program: Selectees will be appointed as “Assistant Clinical Investigators” for a three-year period at a competitive salary commensurate with subspecialty training and experience. They will be assigned dedicated space, provided with an independent budget including travel and training funds, and given access to an extensive infrastructure including research nursing, data-management support, animal facilities, core services and advanced technologies such as imaging/microscopy, protein chemistry and purification, mass spectrometry, flow cytometry, genomics and transgenic and knockout mice. An attractive Federal government employee benefits package includes health and life insurance coverage, a retirement savings program and relocation expenses. Student loan repayment is possible through the NIH. Program participants must: successfully complete coursework including Principles and Practice of Clinical Research, Clinical Pharmacology, and Ethical and Regulatory Aspects of Clinical Research; develop a research proposal within the first six months in collaboration with a mentor; and apply for an NIH Career Development Award (K mechanism) by the end of the second year. Research progress will reviewed annually.
Eligibility: Candidates may be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or possess (or be eligible for) the appropriate work visa and must have successfully completed subspecialty training at a U.S.-accredited institution in an appropriate field. How to Apply: Applicants should initially submit a current curriculum vitae, complete bibliography, three letters of recommendation, academic transcripts, U.S. citizen/permanent residency documentation or documentation of visa eligibility, evidence of board certification or board eligibility and a description of research interests and goals and as they relate to the chosen field. Apply online at http://irp-positions.nih.gov/apply/. Applications must be submitted on or before 11:59 p.m. EST, September 30, 2016. Paper applications will not be accepted. Questions may be directed to:ApplyCIDP@mail.nih.gov. HHS, NIH, and NCI are equal opportunity employers.
Staff Scientist, Investigative Veterinary Pathologist
Laboratory of Cancer Biology and Genetics, NCI-CCR
The National Cancer Institute Center for Cancer Research has an opening for a veterinary pathologist in the Molecular Pathology Unit, Laboratory of Cancer Biology and Genetics. The Laboratory of Cancer Biology and Genetics is a research laboratory within the National Cancer Institute Intramural Research Program. This position combines many exciting aspects of an academic appointment, with its focus on research, training and education, within the resource intensive environment of the nation’s medical research agency. The Staff Scientist, working under the direction of a senior scientist within the laboratory, will have responsibilities for (including but not limited to):
•Contributing to development and application of molecular diagnostics and digital pathology
•Research investigations and animal model validation
•Training in comparative and molecular pathology for veterinarians in the Comparative Biomedical Scientist Training Program, an NCI-administered NIH Graduate Partnership Program
•Interactions among physician and veterinary pathologists and among investigators to improve extrapolations from animal models to human diseases.
The Staff Scientist will conduct and support research, instruct others in collaborative research, develop and apply molecular diagnostics, and perform other experimental pathology laboratory investigations. He/she will design and execute in-life studies and analyze disease mechanisms in animal models of human disease. His/Her research will support the development of methods and basic discoveries while fostering research translation from preclinical models to clinical applications. The staff scientist will possess, and shall continually enhance, professional capabilities and reputation commensurate with those of modern pathologists. The position does not include service pathology responsibility, although opportunity for diagnostic pathology case exposure exists.
•Assist in the administration of our PhD-granting program: recruit, teach, mentor, and guide veterinarians, and veterinary students.
•Participate in mentoring veterinarians for pathology board certification and a PhD.
•Create and utilize training materials to facilitate training.
•Train comparative biomedical scientists to function as investigators and interdisciplinary research team members.
The successful candidate must have a D.V.M. degree or equivalent, formal mentored postdoctoral training in pathology and research, experience with training responsibilities, and evidence of scientific research productivity sufficient to carry out the duties and responsibilities. Candidates with a Ph.D. degree, nationally/internationally recognized board certification in veterinary pathology, and experience as an employed pathologist are strongly preferred. National board certification would be required within a maximum of twenty-four months from entry on to duty. Exceptional interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and an ability to work cohesively in a team environment are essential. Employment is through a federal Title 42 appointment mechanism. Application review will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Inquiries regarding the position are welcome and should be directed to Dr. Mark Simpson c/o John Hickerson, Program Analyst, by email or by telephone at email@example.com (301) 435-6276. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, bibliography, statement of relevant background, experience and motivation for seeking the position, and provide complete names and contact information for a minimum of 3 professional references, c/o Mr. John Hickerson, Program Analyst, NIH building 37, room 2007, 9000 Rockville Pike, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda MD 20892; firstname.lastname@example.org. DHHS, NIH, and NCI are equal opportunity employers.
Laboratory of Allergic Diseases, NIAID
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) conducts and supports a global program of research to better understand, treat, and ultimately prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases. The Laboratory of Allergic Diseases (LAD) within the NIAID Division of Intramural Research (DIR) is seeking a staff clinician to assist in the development, implementation, performance, and management of clinical research protocols studying immunologic diseases in adults and children, with a particular focus on primary immunodeficiency and immunodysregulatory diseases. The incumbent will contribute to the discovery of new knowledge and publications resulting from this work.
The staff clinician will be responsible for supervising clinical protocols and providing standard medical care at the Clinical Center on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus in Bethesda, MD. Direct patient care is central to this position, working in a multidisciplinary environment across NIAID clinical laboratories. The ideal candidate will demonstrate expertise in the clinical care of patients with immunologic diseases, as well as a background in clinical research. Qualified candidates must be licensed physicians who are board certified in pediatrics and/or internal medicine, with additional board certification in allergy and immunology or infectious diseases. Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience. To apply, send curriculum vitae, bibliography, three letters of recommendation, and a short statement about your skill set and clinical research interests (no more than two pages) to Dr. Dean D. Metcalfe, Chief, Laboratory of Allergic Diseases, at email@example.com or 10 Center Drive MSC 1881, Building 10, Room 11C207, Bethesda, MD 20892. Visit Careers at NIAID to learn more about NIAID and how you can play a role in this exciting and dynamic research organization. HHS, NIH, and NIAID are equal opportunity employers.
Laboratory of Host Defenses, NIAID
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) conducts and supports a global program of research to better understand, treat, and ultimately prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases. The Laboratory of Host Defenses (LHD) within the NIAID Division of Intramural Research (DIR) is seeking a staff clinician to assist in the development, implementation, performance, and management of clinical research protocols studying immunologic diseases in children, with a particular focus on primary immunodeficiency and immunodysregulatory diseases. The incumbent will contribute to the development of novel approaches to hematopoietic cell transplantation and gene therapy.
The staff clinician will be responsible for supervising clinical protocols and providing standard medical care at the Clinical Center on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus in Bethesda, MD. Direct patient care is central to this position, working in a multidisciplinary environment across NIAID clinical laboratories. The ideal candidate will demonstrate expertise in the clinical care of children with immunologic and hematologic diseases. Demonstrated productivity in clinical and relevant basic research and experience in hematopoietic cell transplantation or gene therapy is preferred. Qualified candidates must be licensed physicians who are board certified in pediatrics, allergy and immunology, or hematology-oncology. Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience. To apply, send curriculum vitae, bibliography, three letters of recommendation, and a short statement about your skill set and clinical research interests (no more than two pages) to Diana C. Ciotola at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit Careers at NIAID for more information about NIAID and additional opportunities. HHS, NIH, and NIAID are equal opportunity employers.