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NCATS is looking for innovative partners to join its dynamic team. Learn more about current job opportunities at NCATS, the NIH and HHS.

Current Job Opportunities

Medical Officer, Division of Clinical Innovation (DCI), Office of the Director (OD)

Salary Range: $124,995.00 to $157,100.00 per year
Open Period: Thursday, April 17, 2014 to Monday, April 21, 2014
Series and Grade: GS-0602-15
Promotion Potential: GS-15

The Medical Officer in the Division of Clinical Innovation (DCI) at NCATS will provide independent leadership in clinical research; participate in the overall planning, development and implementation of policies and procedures; establish goals and objectives for the assigned research area; provide scientific/medical expertise and guidance in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of translational and clinical research concepts, projects and initiatives; identify opportunities and problem areas, research gaps and relevant program needs and make recommendations for and facilitate new research efforts, clinical studies or other initiatives; engage with all stakeholder communities; communicate with grantees/contractors, cooperative group members/representatives and others on policy interpretation, merit review and evaluation processes and procedures; and oversee and advise on translational and clinical research and training programs.

Applicants must have at least one year of qualifying experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 level in the federal service. View the vacancy announcement: NIH-NCATS-DH-14-1082366.

Medical Officer, Division of Clinical Innovation (DCI), Office of the Director (OD)

Salary Range: $106,263.00 to $138,136.00 per year
Open Period: Thursday, April 17, 2014 to Monday, April 21, 2014
Series and Grade: GS-0602-14
Promotion Potential: GS-14

The Medical Officer in the Division of Clinical Innovation (DCI) at NCATS will provide leadership and scientific/medical expertise; participate in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of translational and clinical research concepts, projects and initiatives to appropriate advisory groups; identify opportunities and problem areas, research gaps and relevant program needs and make recommendations for and facilitate new research efforts, clinical studies or other initiatives; engage with all stakeholder communities necessary to advance translational research; communicate with grantees/contractors, cooperative group members/representatives and others on policy interpretation, merit review and evaluation processes and procedures; and oversee and advise on translational and clinical research and training programs.

Applicants must have at least one year of qualifying experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 level in the federal service. View the vacancy announcement: NIH-NCATS-DH-14-1081576.

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Alpha-1 Project

The Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Division of Pre-Clinical Innovation (DPI) at NCATS will be responsible for leading a highly-collaborative, translational campaign that will focus on small-molecule screening in assays designed to modulate the pathogenic effects of mutant Alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT) deficiency. Successful candidates must be able to integrate multiple NIH resources (including reporter cell-line generation, functional genomics and clinical proteomics) to develop and interrogate physiologically relevant assays. A strong background in cell biology and biochemistry with proficiency in mammalian cell culture systems is required. Applicants should send their CV, including bibliography, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to: alpha1post-doc4NCATS.resumes@mail.nih.gov. Applications must be received by April 30, 2014. View the Job Description.

Scientific Director, Division of Pre-Clinical Innovation

The Scientific Director of the Division of Pre-Clinical Innovation (DPI) at NCATS will provide scientific and administrative leadership of DPI; oversee recruitment and professional development of staff; develop and implement new DPI initiatives; and catalyze interactions among DPI’s research groups, and between DPI and the other NCATS divisions, other NIH Institutes and Centers, academic institutions, regulatory agencies, non-profit and for-profit organizations, and the broader research and patient communities. Applicants must possess a doctoral degree (M.D., Ph.D., or equivalent) in the biomedical sciences, as well as a record of accomplishment in academic and biopharmaceutical pre-clinical translation with demonstrated experience leading multi-disciplinary research groups in technology and therapeutic/diagnostic/intervention development. View the Job Description.

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