NHLBI Recruiting for Director, Center for Biomedical Informatics
Dr. Nabel - August 10, 2007
Message from Elizabeth G. Nabel, M.D., Director, NHLBI:
The Institute is seeking a strategic-minded scientist with expertise in research informatics and information technology who will bring significant experience in a research environment to operate in an intellectually challenging Federal biomedical research institution engaged in a national research program to understand, treat, and prevent heart, lung, and blood diseases and sleep disorders throughout the world. Applications should be received by September 17, 2007.
- This position offers a unique and challenging opportunity for the right individual to work directly with the NHLBI director to develop a program in research informatics, incorporating information technology. Applicants should possess an advanced science degree and research experience related to bioinformatics or research informatics. Specifically, the successful candidate should have experience in providing bioinformatics support in the areas of biology, molecular biology and genetics, including the terminology of basic, translational, and clinical research. Additionally, applicants should have sufficient education and experience that will ensure success in managing a professional and technical staff engaged in providing complex and computationally intense modeling and analytics in the areas of bioinformatics, genomics, proteomics and imaging. It is highly desirable for the successful applicant to also have extensive experience in information technology management, encompassing strategic planning, complex organizational structures, technical project management and process transformation. The successful candidate will serve as the Chief, Information Officer for the NHLBI, and will oversee operations systems, data warehouse and management reporting and information security and the day to day operations of staff providing IT infrastructure development and support. Strong leadership qualities, negotiation skills, and exceptional interpersonal skills are imperative.
- Application Process: Salary is commensurate with experience and a full package of Civil Service benefits is available including retirement, health and life insurance, long term care insurance, leave and savings plan (401K equivalent). Send your application package including: CV, bibliography, and two letters of recommendation to the National Institutes of Health, attn: Alesha Hopkins, 31 Center Drive, MSC 2490, Bldg 31A, Room 5A16, Bethesda, Maryland, 20892-2490. For further information, please contact Ms. Hopkins by email: email@example.com or telephone (301) 594-4910. Your application package should be received by September 17, 2007. All information provided by applicants will remain confidential and will only be reviewed by authorized officials of the NHLBI. All information provided by candidates will remain strictly confidential and will not be released outside the NHLBI search process without a signed release from candidates.
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