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NIEHS seeks director of clinical research

September 2011

NIEHS is accepting applications through Sept. 30 from senior investigators qualified for a tenured appointment as director of its Clinical Research Program, a senior leadership position within the NIEHS Office of the Scientific Director. The program includes an on-site Clinical Research Unit in Research Triangle Park, N.C., and components at the NIH Clinical Research Center in Bethesda, Md.

NIEHS supports and conducts research that contributes to the basic understanding of biological and chemical processes, the contributions of environmental agents to human disease and dysfunction, and the underlying mechanisms of environmentally associated diseases.

The director of the Clinical Research Program is responsible for the development, administration, coordination, and oversight of investigator-initiated clinical research; provides general advice to the director and scientific director of NIEHS on matters relating to human and clinical studies; supervises the Office of Research Compliance; and develops policies and programs for the conduct of clinical research at NIEHS.

The director of the Clinical Research Program is responsible for creating and maintaining a research environment in which clinical findings influence the direction of laboratory studies, and laboratory findings are applied back to the clinical and clinical research communities.

For more detailed information about the position, duties, and qualifications, visit the Jobs at NIEHS website(http://www.niehs.nih.gov/careers/jobs/) or contact NIEHS at the following address:

Stephanie Jones (Vacancy Number DIR 11-03)
National Institutes of Health
Office of Human Resources
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
P.O. Box 12233, Mail drop K1-01
Research Triangle Park, NC  27709
Email: collinsonj@mail.nih.gov

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