The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) is searching for a Residency and Fellowship training director. The training director for these programs would help oversee several of NHGRI’s programs for clinical and laboratory-based trainees, including the Medical Genetics Residency Programs (Categorical and Combined Programs [Pediatrics, Maternal Fetal Medicine and Reproductive Endocrinology & infertility]), the Medical Biochemical Genetics Residency, and the Medical Genetics Laboratory Fellowships (Clinical Biochemical and Laboratory Genetics & Genomics), and the International Summit in Human Genetics and Genomics (ISHGG).
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The director would also be involved in providing supervisory clinical genetics services to research subjects seen at the NIH Clinical Center, and would work with ongoing and new NGHRI clinically-oriented research projects, with specific duties and roles based on the director’s experience and interests.
The selectee could be appointed as a Senior Clinician or Staff Clinician. For more information regarding these two appointment designations, please see https://oir.nih.gov/sourcebook/personnel/ipds-appointment-mechanisms. The position will be filled under Title 5 of the United States code. Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with the experience of the candidate. Pay will be set using the Title 38 Physicians Pay Schedule. A recruitment incentive may be available, and relocation expenses will be paid. A full federal Civil Service benefits package is available, including: retirement, health and life insurance, long-term care insurance, leave, and a Thrift Savings Plan (401k equivalent). The successful candidate is subject to a background investigation and public financial disclosure requirements.
Applicants must apply through USAJobs by submitting a current curriculum vitae, bibliography, and full contact details for three references. Please include in your CV a description of mentoring and outreach activities in which you have been involved, especially those involving women and persons from racial/ethnic or other groups that are underrepresented in biomedical research. The USAJobs posting will be open until June 1 and the link to apply will be available through the advertisement on the Jobs at NHGRI web page located at https://www.genome.gov/careers-training/NHGRI-Jobs
HHS and NIH are equal opportunity employers.
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