Environmental Factor, January 2010, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
NIEHS Is Accepting Applications for Extramural Director
By Eddy Ball
NIEHS began accepting applications for the director of its Division of Extramural Research and Training (DERT) on Dec. 7, with a deadline of Feb. 27, 2010.
The acting incumbent performs a high-level leadership role at the Institute, overseeing operations organized into seven branches and centers and composed of 56 full-time federal employees. DERT is currently responsible for awarding approximately 874 research grants for a total of $388 million.
Candidates must have an M.D., Ph.D. or a doctoral degree in a discipline relevant to environmental health sciences and have a strong publication record and a proven track record of administrative experience and scientific program development.
A search committee headed by Robert Croyle, Ph.D., director of the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences at the National Cancer Institute (see related story(http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsletter/2009/october/spotlight-search.cfm)), will review the applications of qualified candidates.
Interested individuals may access information about duties, qualifications, and application procedures online at the NIEHS jobs website(http://www.niehs.nih.gov/careers/jobs/) or directly at USAJOBS(http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?JobID=84960937&JobTitle=Director%2c+Division+of+Extramural+Research+and+Training%2c+NIEHS&q=NIEHS&salmin=&salmax=&paygrademin=&paygrademax=&FedEmp=N&tm=&sort=rv&vw=d&brd=3876&ss=0&FedPub=Y&submit1.x=62&submit1.y=9&submit1=Search+for+Jobs&AVSDM=2009-12-07+15%3a17%3a00) .