The National Institutes of Health’s Clinical Center is a 200-bed hospital dedicated to clinical research in which all care is delivered within the context of more than 1600 active clinical research protocols. The Clinical Center’s mission is scientific discovery: approximately half of the clinical protocols evaluate rare (most often genetically-determined) diseases; the other half are clinical trials of novel interventions. More than 90% of the ongoing 750 clinical trials are Phase I or Phase II trials. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) invites candidates with strong scientific credentials and a proven record of interdisciplinary collaborations to apply for a Staff Scientist position in the Rehabilitation Medicine Department at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, MD. The Chief of Rehabilitation Medicine Department has been charged with leading evaluation of Department of State staff who acutely developed neurological symptoms following travel.
The ideal candidate will be a scientist investigator who is knowledgeable about brain injury, rehabilitation, neurology and neurophysiology and who can evaluate neurologic testing of patients who have this newly diagnosed syndrome and can collect, manage and analyze data relating to the assessment and evaluation of these patients. The ideal candidate will be: trained at the doctoral level (Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent); will have relevant scientific experience in neurology/neurophysiology; and will have experience accumulating and analyzing complex clinical data from these patients. Salary will be commensurate with experience and accomplishments. Interested applicants should send a Curriculum Vitae and list publications, copies of three major publications, and plan for future research to Leighton Chan, M.D, MPH, Chief, Rehabilitation Medicine Department, NIH CC, Building 10CRC, Room 1-1428NE, 10 Center Drive, MSC 1604, Bethesda, MD 20892 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications can be submitted from October 22 to November 22, 2018. This position is subject to a background investigation. The Department of Health and Human Services and NIH are equal opportunity employers committed to equity, diversity and inclusion.
About National Institutes of Health
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation's medical research agency making important discoveries that improve health and save lives. NIH is the largest source of funding for medical research in the world, creating hundreds of thousands of high-quality jobs by funding thousands of scientists in universities and research institutions in every state across America and around the globe. NIH is made up of 27 Institutes and Centers, each with a specific research agenda, often focusing on particular diseases or body systems. The NIH main campus is located in Bethesda, MD