NIH National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)

Residency and Fellowship Training Director

NIH National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)

Bethesda, MD, United States

The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) is searching for a Residency and Fellowship training director. The training director for these programs would help oversee several of NHGRI’s programs for clinical and laboratory-based trainees, including the Medical Genetics Residency Programs (Categorical and Combined Programs [Pediatrics, Maternal Fetal Medicine and Reproductive Endocrinology & infertility]), the Medical Biochemical Genetics Residency, and the Medical Genetics Laboratory Fellowships (Clinical Biochemical and Laboratory Genetics & Genomics), and the International Summit in Human Genetics and Genomics (ISHGG).

For more information on these programs, please see:
https://www.genome.gov/careers-training/research-training
https://www.genome.gov/event-calendar/An-International-Summit-in-Human-Genetics-Genomics

The director would also be involved in providing supervisory clinical genetics services to research subjects seen at the NIH Clinical Center, and would work with ongoing and new NGHRI clinically-oriented research projects, with specific duties and roles based on the director’s experience and interests.

Requirements for the position include board-certification in clinical genetics, active medical licensure and eligibility for medical staff appointment, and at least 3 years of documented educational and/or administrative experience. ACGME requirements for directors of these programs can be found here:
https://www.acgme.org/Specialties/Program-Requirements-and-FAQs-and-Applications/pfcatid/9/Medical%20Genetics%20%20and%20Genomics

The selectee could be appointed as a Senior Clinician or Staff Clinician. For more information regarding these two appointment designations, please see: https://oir.nih.gov/sourcebook/personnel/ipds-appointment-mechanisms. The position will be filled under Title 5 of the United States code. Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with the experience of the candidate. Pay will be set using the Title 38 Physicians Pay Schedule. A recruitment incentive may be available, and relocation expenses will be paid. A full federal Civil Service benefits package is available, including: retirement, health and life insurance, long-term care insurance, leave, and a Thrift Savings Plan (401k equivalent). The successful candidate is subject to a background investigation and public financial disclosure requirements.

Applicants must apply through USAJobs by submitting a current curriculum vitae, bibliography, and full contact details for three references. Please include in your CV a description of mentoring and outreach activities in which you have been involved, especially those involving women and persons from racial/ethnic or other groups that are underrepresented in biomedical research. The USAJobs posting will be open from April 12th- April 26th and the link to apply will be available through the advertisement on the Jobs at NHGRI web page located at https://www.genome.gov/careers-training/NHGRI-Jobs

Applications must be submitted by the deadline. For questions regarding this announcement, please contact Benjamin Solomon at solomonb@mail.nih.gov.

Information about the NHGRI Intramural Research Program can be found at:
https://www.genome.gov/about-nhgri/Division-of-Intramural-Research

DHHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers

About NHGRI
NHGRI is the driving force for advancing genomics research at the National Institutes of Health, the largest biomedical research agency in the world. By conducting and funding world-class genomics research, training the next generation of genomics experts, and collaborating with diverse communities, NHGRI accelerates scientific and medical breakthroughs that improve human health. To learn more, visit http://genome.gov.

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