Tenure-track Position in Endocrine Signaling
Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Epigenetics and Stem Cell Biology Laboratory
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), a major research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Department of Health and Human Services, is inviting applications for a Tenure-Track Investigator in Reproductive Endocrinology in the Reproduction and Developmental Biology Laboratory (RDBL) within the Division of Intramural Research at the NIEHS in Research Triangle Park, NC. The individual selected for this position will have a strong record of accomplishments in the field of Reproductive Endocrinology, with a research emphasis on conducting mechanistic investigations of nuclear hormone receptors in reproductive systems. This person will be expected to develop an outstanding independent research program that complements and benefits from the other research programs within the RDBL, and the Division of Intramural Research at NIEHS, and is consistent with the mission of the NIEHS, and NIH.
Applicants should have a Ph.D., M.D., D.V.M., or an equivalent doctoral degree, with three or more years of postdoctoral training in mammalian reproductive biology and molecular endocrinology, and demonstrated ability to design and carry out original and innovative research. The initial appointment is for five years, and the tenure-track duration will depend on the applicant's accomplishments but will not exceed 7 years.
Salary will be commensurate with the experience and qualifications of the candidate and full federal benefits apply. Excellent start-up package including generous space allocation, full hard-money research support, and access to numerous centrally-funded core facilities are provided.
Equal Opportunity Employment:
Selection for this position will be based solely on merit, with no discrimination for non-merit reasons such as race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, disability, age, or membership or non-membership in an employee organization. The NIH encourages the application and nomination of qualified women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities.
Applicants who have completed part or all of their education outside of the U.S. must have their foreign education evaluated by an accredited organization to ensure that the foreign education is equivalent to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States. We will only accept the completed foreign education evaluation. For more information on foreign education verification, visit the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) website. Verification must be received prior to the effective date of the appointment.
NIH provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation during any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
How to Apply:
Applications will be accepted January 5, 2018 through March 5, 2018 (submission deadline may be extended if needed, up until the position is filled). Interested candidates should submit their full curriculum vitae including bibliography and a 3-4 page statement of past research and future plans, as ONE (1) combined PDF to the Division of Intramural Research Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include Vacancy Number AC-1333, and your name in the subject line of your email submission. In addition, applicants must arrange to have three (3) letters sent to email@example.com. Please be sure referees include your name and Vacancy Number AC-1333 in the subject line of their email. For further information about the position, please contact Dr. Anton Jetten.
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