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Assistant Clinical Investigator, NINR

Deadline: open until filled

The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR), seeks an exceptional candidate for the position of Assistant Clinical Investigator (ACI) within the Division of Intramural Research Program (DIR). This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing team that will promote and support collaborations across the basic, translational, and clinical research spectrum. Investigators are supported by a wide array of intellectual, technological, and research resources, including surgical and pathology facilities; animal facilities; and dedicated, high-quality technology cores.

The position is intended for a clinician whose abilities and focus in research would make them a candidate for an independent research career path. This position aims to provide an investigator with advanced mentoring, and necessary resources, and to expand their scientific talents and knowledge. This is an NIH Full-Time Equivalent employee on a time-limited appointment. ACI appointments are for three years, with two possible 1-year extensions, for a maximum of five years.

Duties:
• Oversee and lead the development of a broad-based symptom science research program such as optimizing assessments or exploring biological correlates of symptoms 
• Design interventional trials to evaluate the effects of treatment on patient outcomes 
• Manage the activities related to the conduct of research as an integral member of a unique and collaborative program
• Supervise a staff of about three individuals

Qualifications:
• Ph.D., or doctoral equivalent, preferably in nursing
• A well-established track record of publications for disseminating research findings
• Relevant clinical experience with patient-based studies 
• Ability to supervise and direct subordinate staff
• Candidates may be U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents, or eligible for a visa that will enable work in the U.S. 

Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience and accomplishments.  Full Federal benefits: leave, health insurance, retirement and savings plan (401K equivalent).  About Division of Intramural Research:  DIR is dedicated to conducting basic and clinical research on the interactions among molecular mechanisms underlying symptoms and environmental influences on individual health outcomes. Details of NINR research can be found at https://www.ninr.nih.gov/researchandfunding/dir.  Deadline: Open Until Filled.  Interested candidates should send curriculum vitae and bibliography and letter of interest which includes a brief description of research experience, and contact information for at least three references to: Isla Norwood, PAO , isla.norwood@nih.gov; NINR Search Committee Coordinator; 31 Center Drive Building 31/Room 5B13; Bethesda, MD 20892 (Rockville, MD 20852 for express or courier service).