Current Vacancy

Health Scientist Administrator - Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch

The Organization

The Division of Cardiovascular Sciences supports research to advance understanding of and interventions for promoting heart and vascular health across the lifespan. This includes integrating basic and clinic research to study and develop technologies for the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases, and conducting clinical trials in cardiac and cardiothoracic surgery. The Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch manages a broad portfolio of cutting edge research in imaging, nanotechnology, bioengineering and biomaterials, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, and bioinformatics/data science as well as being NHLBI’s home for the pioneering Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network. It’s truly a window into the future of cardiovascular science.

The Role

Multiple Health Scientist Administrator positions are available in the Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch for doctoral trained scientists with cardiovascular disease expertise. Ideal candidates will have an outstanding record of research accomplishments, excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to develop and oversee complex research programs. Desired expertise includes, but is not limited to, data science, bioengineering, biomaterials, imaging technology, bioinformatics, or clinical trials oversight.

More Information

For additional information about these positions, please contact, Marissa Miller, DVM, MPH, Chief, Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch.


Application deadline is November 13, 2020. 

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