Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation National Institutes of HealthDepartment of Health and Human ServicesThe National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), one of the largest Institutes of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is seeking an exceptional and motivated leader to serve as a medical officer within the Allergy, Asthma, and Airway Biology Branch (AAABB) in the Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation (DAIT). DAIT supports basic and clinical research to improve our understanding of fundamental immunology and the causes of diseases such as asthma, food allergy, and atopic dermatitis to ultimately develop better diagnostic, treatment, and prevention strategies. DAIT initiates approximately 25 clinical trials per year and supports 90 ongoing trials through the extramural clinical research program.The medical officer will have a wide range of responsibilities relating to the oversight of a major extramural clinical research program. Duties include development of clinical trial research concepts and protocols, oversight and coordination of active trials, data analysis and evaluation, and publication of results. QualificationsRequired
M.D. or D.O.
Board certification in internal medicine, pediatrics, surgery, or dermatology
Relevant training or board certification in asthma and allergy
Candidates must have specialized experience in the following fields:
Knowledge of basic immunological mechanisms and their importance in immune-mediated diseases, including asthma and seasonal allergy, food allergy, and atopic dermatitis
Strong analytical abilities with respect to all aspects of clinical research
Clinical medicine, conduct and oversight of clinical trials, patient safety monitoring, and human research protections
Clinical experience in asthma and allergy
Providing specialized medical expertise in identifying issues that affect the progress of biomedical research
Analyzing, evaluating, and interpreting scientific and clinical data in order to prepare papers for publication
Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to present research findings to internal and external audiences
Formulating methods to translate research priorities into scientific research agendas and long-term strategic plans
Salary is dependent on experience and qualifications.To ApplyVisit www.USAJobs.govand access the detailed vacancy announcement NIH-NIAID-SR-DH-1959264 beginning July 6, 2017. Applications must be submitted online by 11:59 p.m. on July 10, 2017.Visit NIAID Careers for more information about working in NIAID’s dynamic atmosphere. HHS, NIH, and NIAID are equal opportunity employers.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is dependent on experience and qualifications.
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) conducts and supports basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and ultimately prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases.