First, the incumbent will have a role as an attending physician on the NIH Clinical Center hepatology/gastroenterology consultation service. Second the incumbent will serve as the fellowship program co-director and work closely with fellows, other trainees and research nurses. Third, the incumbent is expected to and will have resources to conduct clinical research studies related to liver disease. The position requires excellent clinical hepatology and gastroenterology skills. The LDB of NIDDK is located on the main campus of the NIH in Bethesda, Maryland.
The NIDDK Intramural Research Program provides extensive opportunities for collaboration with the diverse and dynamic medical community at NIH, mostly located on the Bethesda campus. The NIH Clinical Research Center, with 200 beds, and outpatient clinics, provides care exclusively to patients who are participating in clinical trials. Extensive training opportunities in clinical research are available, including a Masters of Health Science program run jointly by NIH and Duke University. Salary is commensurate with research experience and accomplishments. Applications from women, minorities and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged.
The candidate must be a US citizen or permanent resident and must hold a US medical license. Qualified individuals should send a cover letter (one-page) describing research experience and interests, curriculum vitae, bibliography, and contact information for three references to Tanya Brown, email@example.com.
Review of applications are expected to begin on January 31, 2020 and the starting date of the position is flexible. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Positions are subject to a background check. The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs. DHHS and NIH are equal opportunity employers.
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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