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    The Division of Lung Diseases (DLD) will be seeking dynamic and innovative scientists (GS-601/602-13/14) to foster cutting edge research on sleep disorders medicine and lung health and disease that will accelerate the application of basic research findings towards clinical application.

    Physicians with research background, experience, and knowledge of pulmonary medicine, including lung vascular biology and disease or sleep disordered breathing and circadian rhythm disorders is desired.

    For more information on the Division of Lung Diseases, please visit the following page: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/about/dld/

    Division of Cardiovascular Sciences (DCVS):

    The Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch (CAPB) will be searching for a Health Science Administrator (GS-601-12/13/14) to work on studies of the prevention and treatment of adult obesity. The Health Science Administrator announcement will be made available http://www.usajobs.gov and open for all US Citizens to apply.

    The position will be located in which supports, conducts, and initiates population, community, and clinic-based research on the causes, prevention, and clinical care of cardiovascular diseases. CAPB research areas include but are not limited to obesity, physical activity, behavior-oriented trials, health services research, and cardiovascular risk prevention through the lifespan.

    We will be seeking individuals with expertise and strong interest in:

    Prevention and treatment of adult obesity
    Individual and community engaged approaches to primary or secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease
    Randomized intervention trials.

    Relevant fields of medical specialization are internal medicine, preventive medicine, and family practice. We especially urge persons who meet the above description to apply if they also have:

    Research interests relevant to the health of minority and underserved populations
    The ability to communicate effectively with basic and clinical scientists from a variety of disciplines and with a sophisticated lay audience
    The ability to synthesize new information and develop a broad vision of research that will advance disease prevention and treatment efforts.

    Future Opportunities
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    The following positions may be opened in the future (subject to change). The vacancies will be advertised on http://www.usajobs.govexternal link and open to all US citizens. Use key word “NHLBI”. To apply, submit your application through the USAJOBS online system by the closing date.
    Future Program Director Opportunity with the Division of Lung Disease

    The Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch, NHLBI is seeking dynamic and innovative scientists to foster cutting edge research on lung health and disease and accelerate the application of basic research findings towards clinical application. The Program Director (Medical Officer or Health Scientist Administrator) will join a team of skilled and committed individuals, who work with the world’s leading researchers to maintain a comprehensive knowledge of the state of science and identify important, emerging areas of lung research.

    Program Directors advise the Institute on future scientific directions and devise initiatives that encourage research in critical areas. They assess the research progress of NHLBI grantees and serve as a resource to the pulmonary scientific community regarding NHLBI/NIH policies and procedures. Program Director candidates are expected to be physicians or scientists with a good understanding of how biomedical research is performed and expertise in basic or clinical pulmonary medicine, including lung vascular biology and disease. The position provides competitive salaries, outstanding benefits packages, and job security. Training in NIH operations and polices will be provided. US citizenship is required.

    The Division of Lung Diseases, National Center on Sleep Disorders Center, NHLBI is seeking a dynamic and innovative scientist to foster cutting edge research on lung health and disease and accelerate the application of basic research findings towards clinical application. The Program Director (Medical Officer or Health Scientist Administrator) will join a team of skilled and committed individuals, who work with the world’s leading researchers to maintain a comprehensive knowledge of the state of science and identify important, emerging areas of lung research.

    Program Directors advise the Institute on future scientific directions and devise initiatives that encourage research in critical areas. They assess the research progress of NHLBI grantees and serve as a resource to the pulmonary scientific community regarding NHLBI/NIH policies and procedures. Program Director candidates are expected to be physicians or scientists with a good understanding of how biomedical research is performed and expertise in basic or clinical pulmonary medicine, including sleep disordered breathing and circadian rhythm disorder is desired. The position provides competitive salaries, outstanding benefits packages, and job security. Training in NIH operations and polices will be provided. US citizenship is required.
    Division of Cardiovascular Sciences Opportunities

    Medical Officer, Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch

    The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) is seeking exceptional candidates for a Medical Officer position in the Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch (ATSB) in the Division of Cardiovascular Sciences (DCVS). The ATSB manages an integrated basic and clinical extramural research program to study innovative and developing technologies for the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Areas supported by ATSB include:

    Diagnostics, including proteomics, genomics and other biomarker technologies, and imaging for disease identification and therapy guidance
    Therapeutics, including tissue, cell and gene-based therapies, regenerative medicine, and development of devices for cardiovascular support and repair
    Surgery, including improved surgical and image-guided approaches, and evidence-based clinical research to translate new therapies, technologies and surgical practices into clinical use
    Enabling technologies such as bioinformatics, computational and systems biology, bioengineering, nanotechnology, and personalized medicine.

    ATSB promotes the translation of promising scientific and technological findings from discovery through pre-clinical studies to clinical trials. Applicants must possess an M.D. or equivalent with experience and expertise in genetics and clinical studies and randomized clinical trials including the area of pharmacogenomics, who can help foster efforts in translation and implementation of genetic findings into the clinic. The incumbent will maintain knowledge of the area of interest and related fields, oversee a portfolio of grants and contracts, and provide critical scientific and clinical trial advice to the Branch Chief, Division Director and Institute Director. The individual will serve as the focus for coordination of this area of biomedical research supported by other NIH institutes, other government agencies and private organizations, and develop initiatives to strengthen the research portfolio. The incumbent will also participate in Institute-wide and NIH-wide committees and activities related to the scientific area of interest, and attend meetings of study sections, review committees, and Council to provide policy, technical and scientific information.

    For further information, please contact:

    Marissa A. Miller, DVM, MPH, Chief, ATSB
    Marissa.Miller@nih.gov
    http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/about/jobs/

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