The National Institutes of Health (NIH), Office of the Director (OD) is looking for a Medical Officer. If you have experience in administering clinical trials, developing research initiatives, AND you want to play a significant role in a dynamic organization, then consider joining the NIH, OD. For more information, visit https://www.nih.gov/echo. This position is located in the Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Program Office.Learn more about this agency
Occasional travel - Some travel may be required.
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes Relocation Expenses may be authorized.
Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with Selective Service.
Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy from a school in the United States or Canada approved by a recognized accrediting body in the year of the applicant's graduation. [A Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school that provided education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the United States may be demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) (or a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed pre-medical education in the United States and graduate education in a foreign country).]
You must demonstrate in your resume at least one (1) year of qualifying experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 level in the Federal Government. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Examples of qualifying experience include: participating with scientific program staff and individual investigators and collaborative groups in the development of clinical trials, including designs, protocols, and procedures; leading in the planning, organization and scientific direction of pediatric clinical research including the conceptualization of new research directions and clinical research projects; and using innovative solutions to overcome difficulties to ensure progress toward goals and integrating and coordinating the efforts of others in the organization.
This position has an education requirement. You are strongly encouraged to submit a copy of your transcripts (or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed and grades). Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package. Official transcripts will be required from all selectees prior to receiving an official offer. Click here for information on Foreign Education .
PHS Commissioned Officers interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps should also apply online to this announcement in order to receive consideration.
A one-year probationary period may be required upon selection/ placement.
Physicians Comparability Allowance of up to $30,000 per annum may be paid based on the selected physicians assignment, qualifications, experience, and duration of a negotiated service agreement.
If selected, you will be required to complete Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE Form 450 to determine if a conflict or an appearance of a conflict exists between your financial interest and your prospective position with the agency. This information is required annually.
Additional selections may be made through this vacancy announcement.
The National Institutes of Health participates in the USCIS Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify). E-Verify helps employers determine employment eligibility of new hires and the validity of their Social Security numbers. The NIH maintains a tobacco free work environment and campus.Read more
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Traditional rating and ranking of applications does not apply to this vacancy. Applications will be evaluated against the basic qualifications. Qualified candidates will be referred for consideration in accordance with the Office of Personnel Management direct hire guidelines. Veteran's Preference does not apply to the direct hire recruitment procedures. Selections made under this bulletin will be processed as new appointments to the civil service. Current civil service employees would, therefore, be given new appointments to the civil service.Read more Security clearance Public Trust - Background Investigation