Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Director, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) at the National Institutes
of Health (NIH) seeks a dynamic physician-scientist to provide strategic
leadership for its newly organized Division of Cardiovascular Diseases
(DCVD). The Director will assume responsibility for creating and nurturing
internationally-renowned programs which will participate actively in international
research in cardiovascular diseases across the spectrum of basic science
and clinical research including translational research and the conduct
of a wide variety of clinical trials. The Director will recruit scientists
and scientific administrators, develop and nurture a strong workforce,
and build depth in disease-specific branches. Key challenges include establishment
of priorities, integration of basic and clinical science, building teams,
and interaction with scientific colleagues in many settings. Functioning
as a key member of the senior leadership team of the Institute, the incumbent
will collaborate with closely aligned programs in the Institute. The DCVD
Director will have a profound impact upon the national investment in research,
and the quality of service to the international research community. The
Director of DCVD will have the opportunity to advocate for areas of critical
importance to the national and global populace, to establish and implement
programs congruent with NHLBI’s strategic plan, and to improve the
health of the public. Applicants must possess an MD or equivalent degree
as well as senior level research experience, interpersonal and communications
expertise and ability. The successful candidate will be a respected, accomplished
researcher with maturity, integrity and outstanding communication skills.
Application Process: Please submit your CV, bibliography,
and two letters of recommendation to: Joanna Fesler, Program Manager,
STG International, Inc, 4900 Seminary Rd., Suite 1100, Alexandria,
VA 22311. For further information, please call 877-784-6452
or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Your application package should
be received by October 15, 2006. 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.
Salary is commensurate with experience and a full package of Civil Service
benefits is available including retirement, health and life insurance,
leave and savings plan (401K equivalent).
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) provides leadership
for a national program in diseases of the heart, blood vessels, lung,
and blood; blood resources; and sleep disorders.
With nationwide responsibility for improving the health and well-being
of all Americans, the Department of Health and Human Services oversees
the biomedical research programs of the NIH.
The NIH encourages the application and nomination of qualified
women, minorities and individuals with disabilities.
HHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers