Clinical Tenure Track/Tenure-Eligible Investigator

NIH (National Institutes of Health)
Bethesda, Maryland
Oct 23, 2018
Dec 23, 2018
Full Time
Position Type

Department of Health and Human Services National Institutes of Health National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute  Clinical Tenure Track/Tenure-Eligible Investigator


With nationwide responsibility for improving the health and wellbeing of all Americans, the Department of Health and Human Services oversees the biomedical research programs of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and those of NIH’s research Institutes. The Division of Intramural Research (DIR) of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) is seeking an outstanding physician/scientist to initiate and direct an independent research program in clinical and translational science on the NIH campus in Bethesda, MD. The existing faculty is an outstanding group of internationally recognized biomedical researchers covering a wide range of basic and clinical research topics (please see complemented by the other research institutes within the DIR (please see

NHLBI is recruiting a Clinical Tenure Track or Tenure-Eligible Investigator to support an innovative and translational research program in either Cardiovascular, Hematology, Pulmonary, Translational Stem Cell Biology, Cellular and Molecular Therapeutics, Vascular Medicine or Sickle Cell research areas, which are major components of NHLBI’s intramural program. We seek board-eligible/board-certified clinical researchers to establish themselves as an independent investigator in patient-oriented research. Successful applicants will receive an appointment with competitive salary, dedicated laboratory space and budget with personnel support, travel and training funds, access to an extensive infrastructure including research nursing, data-management support, pharmacy development services, cell processing facility, advanced imaging, and advanced technologies such as imaging/microscopy mass spectrometry, flow cytometry, genomics and genetically modified animal models.

The successful candidate should have a strong track record of achievement, expertise, experience and certification in the respective area of clinical/translational medicine. Applicants must be licensed to practice medicine in the United States and be board certified in the respective disciplines. Salary is commensurate with research experience and accomplishments, equivalent to the assistant professor or associate professor level.

Candidates must have an MD or MD/PhD (or equivalent). Appointees may be US citizens, resident aliens, or non-resident aliens with or eligible to obtain a valid employment authorized visa.

Applications from women, minorities and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged. Applicants should send a descriptive letter of interest, curriculum vitae (please include in your C.V. a description of your mentoring and outreach activities, especially those involving women and persons from racial, ethnic or other groups that are underrepresented in biomedical research), with complete bibliography, one page of current and future research interest and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to:

Dan Fogarty


9000 Rockville Pike

3 Center Drive, Room 3W16

Bethesda, MD 20892 

Application Deadline is December 9, 2018

HHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers