National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Director, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

Bethesda, MD, United States

The NIH is the center of medical and behavioral research for the Nation
—-making essential medical discoveries that improve health and save lives. 

Director, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
National Institutes of Health
Department of Health and Human Services

Do you have a vision for the future of improving research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of craniofacial, dental, and oral diseases? Are you a first-rate Scientific Leader seeking a career at one of the preeminent biomedical research institutes in the nation and the world? The Director, NIDCR provides leadership, vision, and direction for a nationally recognized program, with responsibility for formulating and implementing plans and policies necessary to carry out the Institute’s mission.

We are looking for applicants with a commitment to scientific excellence and the energy, enthusiasm, and innovative thinking necessary to lead within a dynamic and diverse organization. Applicants must possess a D.D.S., DMD, Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in a relevant discipline and have senior-level research experience and knowledge of research programs in one or more scientific areas related craniofacial, dental, and oral diseases. For the full list of qualifications, please see the announcement located at

The successful candidate for this position will be appointed at a salary commensurate with experience and accomplishments, and full
Federal benefits, including leave, health and life insurance, retirement and savings plan (401K equivalent) will be provided.

If you are ready for an exciting leadership opportunity, please see the detailed vacancy announcement at
Applications are due by 11:59 p.m., ET, on February 20, 2020.
Please contact Mariela Light at for questions and/or additional information.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.