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Staff Clinician, Clinical Research Branch, DIR/NIEHS

Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
Division of Intramural Research

Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

The Clinical Research Branch of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Research Triangle Park, North Carolina is recruiting for a Staff Clinician for the Reproductive Physiology and Pathophysiology Group under the leadership of Clinical Director and Senior Investigator Dr. Janet Hall. Dr. Hall’s studies conducted in patients and normal volunteers use hormonal and other novel interventional tools, as well as genetics, to understand the neuroendocrine control of reproduction in health and disease.

The NIH formalized the concept of Staff Clinician as an intramural research appointment in 1993 reflecting the importance of multidisciplinary research teams. NIH Staff Clinicians possess highly specialized and superb clinical and clinical research skills and expertise and perform critical functions as key members of a research team whose project goals are defined by a Principal Investigator. The resources assigned to a Staff Clinician are derived from those assigned to the Principal Investigator, including space, operating funds, equipment, and personnel. Because the appointment of a Staff Clinician is based upon consideration of the strength of the research program in the Laboratory/Branch or Facility as well as the Staff Clinician’s performance, the research program or Facility must remain scientifically strong.

We are seeking an endocrinologist with experience in clinical research, including the design and conduct of clinical research. Outstanding interpersonal skills, evidence of teamwork and mentoring experience; and excellent oral and written communication skills are desired. The ideal candidate will be experienced in management of patients with a variety of endocrine disorders which must include substantive experience in working with patients with reproductive endocrine disorders. The candidate must have outstanding personal and professional references; and a track record of national presentations and/or publications in respected journals in their field.

Qualifications: Candidates must possess and M.D. with a full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a state, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States and must be Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Board Eligible/Board Certified in Endocrinology.

Salary/benefits: This is a federal, full-time equivalent position, and a comprehensive benefits package is available. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. This Staff Clinician position is a time-limited (3-year), renewable position to support the project goals of the Principal Investigator.

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.

Foreign Education: 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.

Reasonable Accommodation: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: Interested persons should email one combined PDF of their curriculum vitae, bibliography, and a two-page statement of clinical and research background and interests to int-appls@niehs.nih.gov. Include your name and Vacancy Announcement NR-118 in the subject line. Applicants must also arrange to have 3 letters of reference sent directly to int-appls@niehs.nih.gov. References should include the candidate name and Vacancy Announcement NR-118 in the subject line of their email. Incomplete application packages will not be accepted or reviewed. Review of applications will begin on April 30, 2020 and the search will be open until the position is filled.

The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community it in its training and employment programs. DHHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers. Applications from women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged.

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