Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation
National Institutes of Health
Department of Health and Human Services
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), one of the largest Institutes of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is seeking exceptional and motivated leaders to serve as medical officers in the Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation (DAIT). DAIT supports basic and clinical research to improve our understanding of fundamental immunology and the causes of immune-mediated diseases to develop better diagnostic, treatment, and prevention strategies.
As a medical officer, you will have a wide range of responsibilities relating to the oversight of a major extramural clinical research program. Duties include development of clinical trial research concepts and protocols, oversight and coordination of active trials, data analysis and evaluation, and publication of results. DAIT initiates approximately 25 clinical trials per year and supports 90 ongoing trials through the extramural clinical research program.
- •· U.S. citizen
- •· M.D. or D.O.
- •· Knowledge of basic immunological mechanisms and their importance in immune-mediated diseases, including asthma and allergy, autoimmune disorders, or transplantation of solid organs and tissues
- •· Strong analytical abilities with respect to all aspects of clinical research
- •· Board certification in allergy and immunology, internal medicine, pediatrics, surgery, or dermatology
- •· Relevant training or board certification in any of the following areas: asthma and allergy, transplantation, or autoimmunity
Candidates must have specialized experience in the following fields:
- •· Clinical medicine, conduct and oversight of clinical trials, patient safety monitoring, and human research protections
- •· Clinical experience in at least one of the relevant areas: asthma and allergy, transplantation of solid organs, tissues, and cells, or autoimmune disorders
- •· Providing specialized medical expertise in identifying issues that affect the progress of biomedical research
- •· Analyzing, evaluating, and interpreting scientific and clinical data in order to prepare papers for publication
- •· Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to present research findings to internal and external audiences
- •· Formulating methods to translate research priorities into scientific research agendas and long-term strategic plans
Salary is dependent on experience and qualifications.
Visit www.USAJobs.gov and access the following detailed vacancy announcements:
NIH-NIAID-DH-15-1297898: Open March 9, 2015. Applications must be submitted online by 11:59 p.m. on March 18, 2015.
NIH-NIAID-DH-15-1322481: Open March 9, 2015. Applications must be submitted online by 11:59 p.m. on March 18, 2015. Physicians Comparability Allowance up to $30,000 may be paid.
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