Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
The NICHD Division of Intramural Research (DIR) is recruiting for a Staff Clinician in Pediatrics or Pediatrics/Internal Medicine with training in Endocrinology, Genetics or Neurology. This position allows us to serve the mission of the DIR, NICHD, and NIH and that of the NIH, Clinical Research Center (CRC) by working collaboratively with an interdisciplinary research teams to facilitate clinical research and oversee fellowship training. Areas of research include rare genetic diseases and pediatric endocrinology.
The ideal candidate should be an excellent physician who has a strong interest and desire to conduct high quality clinical research, with outstanding communication skills. Successful candidates will function in concert with protocol coordinators, research nurses, and principal investigators to support ongoing clinical research projects and will be integrally involved in the development of new clinical research initiatives.
Skills and Qualification
The successful candidate will have:
M.D. (or equivalent degree), training in pediatrics and board certification/eligibility in the fields of either Endocrinology, Genetics or Neurology.
Must possess a current, active, full, and unrestricted licensed or registration as a Physician to practice medicine in the United States, and eligible to be credentialed for patient care by the National Institutes of Health, Clinical Center.
Individuals who have been trained in Pediatrics and have specialty training in Endocrinology, Genetics or Neurology.
Clinical research experience and particularly experience with FDA regulated research would be favored.
Salary is commensurate with training and relevant research experience. Applications for this position will be accepted starting 12/6/2019 until the position is filled.
How to Apply
Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, a short description of future research interests, and request three reference letters be sent to Dr. Meg Keil via email firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be reviewed starting 1/6/2020.
HHS, NIH, and NICHD are Equal Opportunity Employers.
Internal Number: DS2542
About National Institutes of Health
NICHD was founded in 1962 to investigate human development throughout the entire life process, with a focus on understanding disabilities and important events that occur during pregnancy.
Since then, research conducted and funded by NICHD has helped save lives, improve wellbeing, and reduce societal costs associated with illness and disability.
NICHD’s mission is to ensure that every person is born healthy and wanted, that women suffer no harmful effects from reproductive processes, and that all children have the chance to achieve their full potential for healthy and productive lives. The institute also aims to ensure the health, productivity, independence, and well-being of people through optimal rehabilitation.