Current Vacancy

Physician - Epidemiology 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. It also supports, plans, and conducts research and supports training in the epidemiology of cardiovascular disease and collaborates with other Divisions on lung, blood diseases, and sleep disorders. Studies are conducted to identify temporal trends and population patterns in disease risk factors, prevalence, incidence, and mortality and include large single- and multi-center observational cohort studies.

The Role

As a Physician in extramural, you will utilize your medical expertise to administer extramural research grants or contracts in a major program area.  You will evaluate activities of funded investigators and make recommendations regarding the contribution of the research to the goals and objectives of the program. Ideal candidates will have an outstanding record of research accomplishments and experience with clinical- and/or population-based observational studies in cardiovascular epidemiology with 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, precision medicine, clinical informatics, health disparities, social epidemiology, and women's health.

More Information

For additional information about these positions, please contact, Yuling Hong, MD, PhD, Chief, Epidemiology Branch.


Delegated Examining (Open to the Public): GS-13/14 Physician (Research)

Merit Promotion (Open to Status Candidates): GP-14 Physician