April 20, 2009 to May 17, 2009
The NHLBI is seeking an exceptional candidate to serve as the Director of the Division for the Application of Research Discoveries (DARD). DARD provides leadership for the vigorous pursuit of excellence in national and international research translation, dissemination, and utilization programs to speed the application of scientific advances in the prevention, detection, and treatment of cardiovascular, lung, and blood diseases and narrow the discovery-delivery gap.
As a key member of the senior leadership of the Institute, the DARD Director manages a broad sphere of responsibilities, including collaboration with closely aligned programs across the NHLBI, NIH, and other organizations and the development of priorities and goals for the Division. The DARD Director also plans and implements novel strategies to bridge the gap between knowledge creation and application, accelerating incorporation of science-based information into clinical and public health practice.
Applicants must possess a PhD, or MD, or equivalent doctoral degree and expertise in research translation, dissemination, utilization, and health communications in the areas of heart, lung, and blood diseases. Successful candidates will be accomplished researchers, educators, and administrators, with impeccable personal qualities, integrity, vision, collaborative philosophy, and outstanding communication skills. The position is open for U.S. Citizens and Permanent Resident non-citizens.
Please apply online at USAJOBS - Announcement No. NHLBI-09-337587.
Your application package must be received by May 17, 2009.