TheBrain Researchthrough AdvancingInnovativeNeurotechnologies(BRAIN)Initiative®willdevelopbreakthroughneurotechnologies that enablemonitoringandmodulatingneural circuit activitythatunderliesbehavior andbrain disorders.
Director of the NIH BRAIN Initiative
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Department of Health and Human Services
Areyouavisionary,first-ratescientistseekingtomakeanationalandinternationalimpactonthefutureofNeuroscience? This position offers an exciting and once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to serve as the Director of the NIH BRAIN will lead the scientific work of the NIH BRAIN Initiative® and work with scientific staff from the ten NIH BRAIN Initiative® Institutes and Centers, other federal agencies, international funding agencies, and academic and commercial partners. S/he will be the spokesperson for Initiative®. The incumbent will lead a trans- NIH program whose ultimate goal is no less than revolutionizing our understanding of the human brain. The Director this program in interactions across NIH, as well as with other federal agencies, the scientific community, biotech, patient advocacy groups, and other NIH stakeholders.
Wearelookingforapplicants withacommitmenttoscientific excellence andtheenergy,enthusiasm, andinnovativethinkingnecessarytoleadalarge, bold,dynamic, anddiverseprogram. Applicants must possess an M.D. and/or Ph.D., or equivalent doctoral degree in the biomedical sciences and have senior-level research experience and knowledge of neuroscience research programs. This individual should be known and respected within the scientific community, with a distinguished record of research accomplishments. S/he should have demonstrated leadership, organizational skills, and have broad visionary capabilities, with demonstrated ability to navigate successfully within and collaborate across a broad science community. S/he should have experience developing and setting strategic priorities, as well as communicating and promoting scientific advances.
Thesuccessfulcandidatewillbeappointedatasalary commensuratewithexperienceandaccomplishments, and full Federal benefits, including leave, health and life insurance, retirement, and savings plan (401K equivalent) will be provided.
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