Medical Officer, National Institute on Aging, NIH

Location
Bethesda, Maryland
Salary
$114,590 - $164,200
Posted
Dec 27, 2018
Closes
Jan 31, 2019
Hours
Full Time

Department of Health and Human Services

National Institutes of Health

National Institute on Aging

The National Institute on Aging, a major research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Department of Health and Human Services, is recruiting for an individual to develop and administer research programs in its. DGCG is responsible for the planning, organization and direction of programs of extramural and collaborative research related to biological and clinical aspects of aging; the conceptualization of new research directions and projects in the aging field; and the management and evaluation of grant applications.  The CTB supports clinical trials of interventions to prevent and treat age-related diseases, conditions, disabilities and risk factors and plans and administers larger clinical trials and interactive groups of linked smaller interventional studies. Detailed information about DGCG’s research foci and activities can be found at the following link: https://www.nia.nih.gov/research/dgcg.

The incumbent will utilize knowledge of of medicine or health sciences, and statistical methods employed in clinical research, to achieve the CTB goals and objectives; participate in all phases of clinical trials planning and implementation, and assist with study design, management and data analysis; coordinate the activities of the various component groups of the trials; suggest, formulate and implement policies and procedures to ensure effective management of the trials; and participate in analysis and interpretation of clinical trials data.  Responsibilities also include dissemination of the results of the trials to the biomedical and lay communities; participation in the DGCG and CTB planning activities and in the development and implementation of new policies, mechanisms or approaches for research administration; and other duties as assigned.

The successful candidate will possess a doctoral degree in medicine or a biomedical research field, and experience in conducting clinical research.  Experience with clinical trials is desired but not required.

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. For additional information about this position, contact Sergei Romashkan, M.D. at romashks@nia.nih.gov

 

                        HHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers

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