Tenure-Track or Tenure-Eligible Investigators
Division of Intramural Research, NICHD
(Review of Applications Begins: October 17)
We are recruiting for two outstanding tenure-track investigators or tenure-eligible researchers to create innovative and vibrant research programs. The applicants will join our interactive faculty who use a variety of models to study basic mechanisms of development, pediatric disease processes, and their translation into clinical treatments (seehttp://www.nichd.nih.gov/about/org/dir/Pages/index.aspx).
The positions are fully supported by the intramural program of NICHD and include a start-up allowance as well as an ongoing commitment of research space, laboratory resources, and positions for staff and trainees. The successful applicants will join a faculty of 65 principal investigators whose work covers a broad range of basic, clinical, and translational research areas.
Cellular & Developmental Neurobiology (Tenure-track or Tenure-eligible): The successful applicant must have a Ph.D., M.D., M.D./Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, and will work on cellular/molecular mechanisms regulating neuronal development and differentiation at the Porter Neuroscience Research Center (PNRC) on the NIH main campus in Bethesda, Maryland, a multi-institute center dedicated to basic and clinical brain research (seehttps://www.nih.gov/PNRC). Applicants will have access to state-of-the art imaging equipment in their lab and at the PNRC imaging facility, NICHD core mouse and zebrafish facilities for the study of model organisms, and biomedical imaging and metabolic assessment facilities (see http://clinicalcenter.nih.gov/).
Translational Research (Tenure-track): The successful applicant(s) must have an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D degree, or equivalent, and will join a Physician Scientist Development Program, which promotes the development of an independent research career. The investigator will combine laboratory research with a focus on human disease pathophysiology and treatment, with an emphasis on pediatric and women’s health issues, although individuals from all subspecialty backgrounds that are aligned with our intramural research mission will receive equal consideration. The facilities of the NIH Clinical Center provide state-of-the-art diagnostic, treatment, and research support, in our 200-bed hospital and 93 day-patient stations devoted exclusively to the care of patients on 1600 clinical research protocols.
Qualifications/eligibility: Candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D., M.D./Ph.D., or doctoral degree equivalent and an established track record of accomplishment in the area of recruitment as evidenced by high-quality publications in peer-reviewed journals. Appointees may be U.S. citizens, resident aliens, or nonresident aliens eligible to obtain a valid employment-authorization visa. Salary is commensurate with experience. How to apply: Applicants must submit a CV, a two-page description of proposed research, and have three professional references provide letters of recommendation. These should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org, specifying application to the Neurobiology or Translational search. Candidates who apply for NIH-wide hiring mechanisms, including the Earl Stadtman Investigator program (http://tenuretrack.nih.gov/apply) and/or the Lasker Clinical Research Scholars program (http://www.nih.gov/science/laskerscholar) will be considered. Applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis after October 17, 2016. Interviews of qualified applicants will begin November 15, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The NIH is dedicated to building an inclusive and diverse community in its training and employment programs. DHHS, NIH, and NICHD are equal opportunity employers.
Division of Intramural Research, NIDCR
(Review of Applications Begins: October)
A tenure track position is available for an immunologist to establish an independent research program in the Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), NIH, DHHS. The search is particularly focused on individuals whose studies will complement but not duplicate current work in the Division. Applications will be considered from outstanding individuals working in all areas of immunology, but are especially encouraged in the areas of inflammation, innate immunity, immune deficiencies, genetic and epigenetic immunology, and the immunology of mineralized tissues and aging. The Division will consider applicants with a strong portfolio in basic research, but is also interested in individuals who are actively engaged in translational and clinical studies, in line with NIDCR’s expanding clinical efforts in the immunology of the dental-oral-craniofacial complex.
The NIDCR Division of Intramural Research is located on the main intramural campus of the NIH in Bethesda, Maryland, just outside Washington, DC. The NIH campus provides a collaborative and dynamic research environment with more than 1000 principal investigators including world-renowned experts in basic, translational and clinical research. The immunology community at NIH includes many internationally renowned immunologists and represents one of the best immunology research centers in the world. The NIH offers scientists the opportunity to mentor outstanding trainees at all levels, including post-baccalaureate trainees, graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows, in both basic and clinical research settings.
Candidates must have a PhD, MD, DDS/DMD, DVM, DO or equivalent doctoral degree, as well as comprehensive, advanced training and a strong record of accomplishment. Applicants may be U.S. citizens, resident aliens, or non-resident aliens with, or eligible to obtain, a valid employment-authorization visa. The position will be supported with independent and stable resources commensurate with experience and programmatic needs, including positions for post-doctoral fellows, and a budget for consumables and equipment. Interested applicants should submit a single PDF document containing: 1. Curriculum Vitae (please include a brief description of expertise gained in previous positions), 2. a list of publications with the three most important items marked with (*), 3. a summary of research accomplishments and plan for future research including a core research question (three-page limit), 4. one-page statement titled Long-term Research Vision and Impact. Separately, the applicants should request three referees to directly submit a letter of recommendation in PDF format. All materials should be emailed to: Dr. Giorgio Trinchieri, Chair, NIDCR Immunology Search Committee; c/o Ms. Shirley Simpson, email@example.com. Review of applications will begin in early October 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. The NIH and DHHS are equal opportunity employers.
Division of Intramural Research, NIDCR
(Review of Applications Begins: October)
A tenure track position is available for a highly motivated and creative researcher in the broad area of bone, cartilage, or tooth biology to establish an independent research program at the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, NIH. Outstanding individuals will be considered who conduct in-depth research at the leading edge of basic cell/developmental/tissue biology that can ultimately be relevant to bone, cartilage or tooth, and who are interested in collaborating in the design of strategies to repair or regenerate dental, oral, or craniofacial tissues damaged or lost due to disease or trauma. Other colleagues in this area at the NIDCR Division of Intramural Research focus on discovering new concepts in research on bone, cartilage, teeth, their associated soft tissues (bone marrow, periodontal and oral tissues), and a variety of connective tissues. (http://www.nidcr.nih.gov/research/NIDCRLaboratories/OverviewDIR/NIDCRInvestigators.htm) In addition to a strong portfolio in basic research, the Division is actively engaged in translational and clinical studies, with enhanced clinical efforts in craniofacial disorders and tissue regeneration.
The Division is located on the main intramural campus of the NIH in Bethesda, Maryland, just outside Washington, DC. On the NIH campus, ~1000 principal investigators including world-renowned experts in basic, translational, and clinical research, and ~5000 trainees pursue common goals, to seek fundamental knowledge about living systems and use that knowledge to enhance health and reduce illness. The NIH offers Principal Investigators the opportunity to mentor outstanding trainees at diverse levels, including post-baccalaureate trainees, graduate students and post-doctoral fellows.
Candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D., D.D.S./D.M.D., D.V.M, D.O. or equivalent doctoral degree, as well as comprehensive, advanced training and a strong record of accomplishment. The position will be supported by a generous start-up package and ongoing independent resources commensurate with experience and programmatic needs, including positions for pre-doctoral and post-doctoral fellows, and a budget for consumables and equipment. Interested applicants should submit a single PDF document containing: 1. Curriculum Vitae (please include a brief description of expertise gained in previous positions), 2. a list of publications with the three most important items marked with (*), 3. a summary of research accomplishments and plan for future research including a core research question (three-page limit), 4. one-page statement titled Long-term Research Vision and Impact, and 5. the names and contact information of three people who may be asked to submit letters of reference. All materials should be emailed to: Dr. Maria Morasso, Chair, Skeletal Biology Search Committee; c/o Ms. Shirley Simpson,firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin in October 2016, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. It is highly recommended that applicants also apply for the Stadtman Investigators Search (http://irp.nih.gov/careers/trans-nih-scientific-recruitments/stadtman-tenure-track-investigators/application-details-for-stadtman-investigators).
Selection for this, and any other position, will be based solely on merit. NIH does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, politics, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, age or membership or non-membership in an employee organization. DHHS and NIH are equal opportunity employers.
Tenure-Track, Tenure-Eligible Position
Laboratory of Cancer Biology and Genetics, CCR-NCI
(deadline: October 30)
The Laboratory of Cancer Biology and Genetics (LCBG), Center for Cancer Research (CCR), at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), is recruiting a tenure-eligible or tenure-track investigator to join the Intramural Research Program’s mission of high-impact, high-reward science. The LCBG is looking for candidate(s) to complement a group of ten dynamic and collaborative principal investigators with broad research interests in cancer biology and genetics (https://ccr.cancer.gov/Laboratory-of-Cancer-Biology-and-Genetics). Candidates utilizing cutting-edge, multidisciplinary or novel approaches to investigate cancer biology, pathogenesis and/or treatment are encouraged to apply. The applicant should hold a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree or equivalent doctoral degree, and should have at least three years of postdoctoral experience; a substantive record of publications in high quality peer-reviewed journals; and the potential to develop an outstanding independent program in basic and/or translational cancer research.
About NCI’s Center for Cancer Research: The Center for Cancer Research (CCR) is an intramural research component of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). CCR’s enabling infrastructure facilitates clinical studies at the NIH Clinical Center, the world’s largest dedicated clinical research complex; provides extensive opportunities for collaboration; and allows scientists and clinicians to undertake high-impact laboratory- and clinic-based investigations. Investigators are supported by a wide array of intellectual and technological and research resources, including animal facilities and dedicated, high quality technology cores in areas such as imaging/microscopy, chemistry/purification, mass spectrometry, flow cytometry, genomics/DNA sequencing, transgenics and knock out mice, arrays/molecular profiling, and human genetics/bioinformatics. For an overview of CCR, please visithttp://ccr.cancer.gov/ .
Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Interested applicants should submit: three letters of recommendation; a current curriculum vitae and complete bibliography; and a two-page summary of research interests, goals, and future plans. Applications must be submitted electronically no later than October 30, 2016, to
https://irp-positions.nih.gov/apply/manage/. DHHS and NIH are equal opportunity employers.
Chief of Emerging Infections and Life-Threatening Pathogens
Critical Care Medicine Department, CC
(deadline: October 31)
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) invites candidates with strong leadership credentials to apply for the position of Chief of Emerging Infections and Life-Threatening Pathogens, Critical Care Medicine Department (CCMD) at the NIH Clinical Center (CC), Bethesda, Md.
The candidate must have experience managing high containment pathogens both in laboratory settings involving large animal models and in human clinical care settings. The incumbent must have an M.D. or equivalent degree and also be board certified in critical care medicine and infectious diseases so that he/she can perform as attending physician in an intensive care unit care for a wide variety of complex patients on a regular basis, and provide leadership in caring for patients with highly contagious pathogens who are referred for studies.
The incumbent will work with nationally recognized experts at NIH in caring for patients and in developing research projects. The NIH is the nation’s foremost federally funded biomedical research institution. The NIH Clinical Center is the 200-bed hospital in which NIH intramural research protocols are conducted. The position will be supported with independent resources commensurate with experience and programmatic needs. The Critical Care Medicine Department is located on the main intramural campus of the NIH in Bethesda, Maryland. Interested applicants should send a Curriculum Vitae and list of publications, copies of three major publications, and a plan for future research to Mr. Bernard M. Garcia, Administrative Officer, CCMD, NIH CC, Building 10, Room 2C145, 10 Center Drive, MSC 1662, Bethesda, MD 20892 or email@example.com . Applications will be received until October 31, 2016. This position is subject to a background investigation. The Department of Health and Human Services and NIH are equal opportunity employers.
Tenure-Track/Tenure Eligible Investigator
Cryo-Electron Microscopy, NHLBI
(Review of Applications Begins: November 14)
The Division of Intramural Research (DIR), National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), NIH is seeking an outstanding tenure-track or tenure-eligible investigator to initiate and direct an independent research program in basic science on the NIH campus in Bethesda. This position is equivalent to Assistant Professor or Associate/Full Professor level (with the possibility of tenure at appointment) depending on qualifications and experience. We are specifically seeking applicants for the technical development and applications of Cryo-Electron Microscopy.
The DIR environment provides the opportunity to perform creative and innovative science. The existing faculty is an outstanding group of internationally recognized biomedical researchers covering a wide range of basic and clinical research topics ranging from biochemistry, biophysics, structural biology, cell biology, developmental biology to genetics, neuroscience, stem cell biology, and virology. More detailed information about the Principal investigators at NHLBI DIR may be found at http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/research/intramural/researchers/pi.
In addition to the current cryo-EM infrastructure (A new FEI Titan Krios with an energy filter and Gatan K2 direct detector), the institute is committed to invest in new instrumentation, long-term operating costs and support personnel to create a state-of-the-art cryo-EM facility. A generous start-up package as well as a fully funded operating and personnel budget for the full duration of the appointment will be offered. In addition, the investigator will have access to many outstanding research core facilities including optical and electron microscopy, biophysics, proteomics, DNA sequencing and genomics, transgenic, bioinformatics, flow cytometry, and pathology. More detailed information may be found at http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/research/intramural/researchers/core. These resources provide a unique research atmosphere unconstrained by traditional support systems at academic or private research institutions.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent doctoral degree) with significant experience in many aspects of cryo-electron microscopy and a record of scientific productivity as evidenced by citable publications. Excellent collaborative history is a plus. Salary and appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. More detailed information about the NHLBI DIR may be found at http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/research/intramural/. 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 submit a curriculum vitae, brief statement of research interests and provide a list of three references in PDF or MS Word format only (no paper applications will be accepted) to: Robert S. Balaban, Ph.D. Scientific Director; c/o Dan Fogarty; IAMB, DIR, NHLBI; 3 Center Drive, Room 3W13; Bethesda, MD 20892; firstname.lastname@example.org. The review of applications will begin on or around November 14, 2016. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.