Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Special Assistant for Clinical Research to the
Director, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
NHLBI is seeking exceptional candidates for the position of Special
Assistant for Clinical Research to the Director, NHLBI, to advise
the Director and other senior Institute staff on programmatic
issues related to the design, organization, conduct and analysis
of clinical research on heart, lung, blood and sleep disorders.
Areas of responsibility include oversight of clinical investigations,
data and safety monitoring recommendations, monitoring of adverse
event reporting, review of conflicts of interest, and interactions
with Institutional Review Boards and the NIH Office for Human
Research Protections. The incumbent will develop and update Institute
policies and guidelines on clinical research. In addition, the
Special Assistant will participate in senior Institute level
committees and NIH-wide clinical research and bioethics committees.
Applicants must possess an M.D., Ph.D., or equivalent degree
and senior-level research experience and knowledge of research
programs in one or more scientific areas related to diseases
of the heart, lung, and blood and sleep disorders. They should
be known and respected within their profession, both nationally
and internationally, as distinguished individuals of outstanding
scientific and clinical competence. 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).
and two letters of recommendation must be received by September
1, 2005. Application package should be sent to:
attn: Mr. Barry Rubinstein,
Building 31, Room 5A-28,
31 Center Drive, MSC 2490,
Bethesda, MD 20892-2490.
information, please contact Mr. Rubinstein by email:
Rubinstb@nhlbi.nih.gov or telephone (301) 496-2411.
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