Tenure-Track Investigator, NINDS

Review begins: April 1, 2020

The Division of Intramural Research of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH is searching for an outstanding neurologist for a tenure-track position in the Neurogenetics Branch to establish or continue independent and imaginative research efforts integrating laboratory and clinical research.  The Neurogenetics Branch offers intramural basic, translational and clinical neuroscience research opportunities in central nervous system and neuromuscular disorders: https://neuroscience.nih.gov/ninds/PatientClinicalPrograms/ClinicalResea...

A MD or MD/PhD with clinical neurological training and at least three years of research experience are required.  Applicants should have board certification or eligibility by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, plus experience or fellowship training in a neurologic subspecialty.  The individual selected for a tenure-track position is expected to build a dynamic and productive research group.  The successful candidates will join a diverse, collegial group of investigators at NINDS, with opportunities for collaboration with investigators in other institutes.  The position includes a highly competitive research support package that will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the individual.    

This is a time-limited appointment (initial 2-year appointment that can be renewed yearly, up to a maximum of nine years). To be continued in the tenure track, a candidate must demonstrate continued research progress consistent with the programmatic and research goals defined. The candidate will be reviewed for tenure consideration. 

Applicants should send curriculum vitae, including bibliography, statement of research interests and a list of three references to:  Warren Brown, Office of the Clinical Director, NINDS c/o 10 Center Drive, Room 7C103, Bethesda, MD. 20892, or  by email to warren.brown@nih.gov (phone: 301-496-2043).  Please include in your CV 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.  Review of applications is expected to begin on April 1, 2020, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  HHS and NIH are equal opportunity employers.