Current Vacancy

Staff Clinician

The Organization

Dr. Richard Childs’ laboratory, which is located in the Laboratory of Transplantation Immunotherapy, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), is seeking to recruit an outstanding Staff Clinician to design and conduct clinical trials in collaboration with the principal investigator, Transplantation Immunotherapy Section, Hematology Branch, and to take on leadership roles in the clinic, including supervision of junior staff.

The Division of Intramural Research (DIR) of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

The Hematology Branch is engaged in clinical, translational, and laboratory investigation into allogeneic stem cell transplantation and tumor immunology to treat hematological malignancies and solid tumors with special focus on kidney cancer. There are strong interactions with a wide range of independent research groups, and the position offers exceptional opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration within and outside of the NIH. The staff clinician will lead cellular therapy-based clinical trials, will be responsible for reporting on study conduct, and will be expected to compile and analyze scientific data for publication. The existing faculty in the NHLBI DIR is an outstanding group of internationally recognized biomedical researchers covering a wide range of basic and clinical research topics (please see complemented by the other research institutes within the DIR (please see

About You

The successful candidate should have experience in hematology and genitourinary malignancies, clinical trials design and conduct, and regulatory aspects of clinical research and translational research. Applicants must have an M.D. degree, completed training in Hematology and / or Oncology, and be Board certified or Board eligible in Oncology for the year 2018.  Salary is commensurate with research experience and accomplishments. 

More Information

Appointees may be US citizens, resident aliens, or non-resident aliens with or eligible to obtain a valid employment authorized visa. Applications from women, minorities and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged.


Applicants should send a one paragraph summary of research interests, curriculum vitae, and bibliography, and three letters of reference.

Dr. Richard Childs
Senior Investigator
Laboratory of Transplantation Immunotherapy
Hematology Branch
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Building 10-CRC, Room 3E-5330, MSC 1230
10 Center Drive
Bethesda, MD, 20890