NIH/NINDS Program Director in Human Neurogenomics and Bioinformatics
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
November 13, 2020
$102,663 - $170,800
Full Time - Experienced
Years of Experience:
5 - 10
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has a position opening for a Health Scientist Administrator (Program Director) with expertise in human neurogenomics and related bioinformatics science.
Position Description: The successful candidate will work with NIH staff and investigators to strengthen programs in neurogenomics including human genetics, epigenetics, transcriptomics, proteomics and associated bioinformatics analyses.
The individual will manage a portfolio of research grants, cooperative agreements and/or contracts to support genomic studies of human neurological disorders; e.g., neurodevelopmental, seizure, neuromuscular, neurodegenerative and other neurological conditions.
Research within this portfolio may include such topics as: mining and analyzing existing human and model system data using bioinformatics and/or computational approaches; developing genetic based biomarkers for neurological disorders; describing gene regulatory pathways underlying neurological conditions; and integrating electronic medical records, genetic data, phenotypic data, and statistical approaches.
This research portfolio will facilitate understanding of neurological etiologies; identification of potential prevention, screening, and treatment approaches; and acceleration of clinical applications.
Qualifications: NINDS is seeking a candidate with a doctoral degree and post-doctoral training, with expertise in human genomics and associated bioinformatics, computational biology, and/or data science knowledge. Candidates with a strong background in neuroscience are highly desirable. Applicants must demonstrate that they have worked independently in planning, organizing, and conducting biomedical behavioral health, or health-related research; served effectively in research program administration in these fields; and acquired an understanding of the history, interests, internal dynamics, and relationships of organizations in which health research is conducted. The responsibilities of this federal position require U.S. Citizenship or proof of being a U.S. National by the hiring date.
Additional Salary Information: This is a GS-13, GS-14 or GS-15 position based upon individual qualifications, independent research and professional experience. A full benefits package is available, which includes Thrift Savings Plan participation, health, life and long-term care insurance. Candidate may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses, telework and other work schedule flexibility in accordance with NIH policy.
About National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Are you an ambitious scientist hoping to make a high-impact job change? Do you have innovative ideas to accelerate neuroscience research discoveries? The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) seeks bright, creative, visionary scientists and physicians with a broad knowledge of neuroscience to conceive and develop large-scale funding initiatives, organize workshops, and interact with leading neuroscientists throughout the world. Successful candidates will join a highly interactive group of scientists and clinicians applying their basic, translational, and clinical experience and expertise in all areas of neuroscience.
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