Tenure-Track Investigators, NINDS

Review begins: April 1, 2019

The Division of Intramural Research of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH is searching for outstanding neurosurgeons and pediatric neuro-oncologists for tenure-track positions in the Surgical Neurology Branch to establish or continue independent and imaginative research efforts integrating laboratory and clinical research.  The Surgical Neurology Branch offers intramural basic, translational and clinical neuroscience/neurosurgery research opportunities in central nervous system disorders including (but not exclusive to) tumors, cerebrovascular disease, degenerative diseases, epilepsy, and spinal disorders as well as cutting-edge stereotactic and functional approaches and innovative drug delivery and epilepsy.   An MD or MD/PhD with clinical neurosurgical/neuro-oncology training and at least three years of research experience are required.  Applicants for the tenure-track neurosurgery position should have board certification or eligibility by the American Board of Neurological Surgery, experience or fellowship training in neuroendocrine or skull base surgery, and an interest in the Intramural NIH pituitary tumor research program.  Applicants for the pediatric neuro-oncology position would be expected to build a translational research program in pediatric brain tumors.  Individuals selected for a tenure-track position are 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 positions include highly competitive research support packages that will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the individual.    

Applicants should send curriculum vitae, including bibliography, statement of research interests and a list of three references to:  Dr. Craig Blackstone, Senior Investigator, NINDS c/o Camille Butler by email to butlerc@ninds.nih.gov (phone: 301-496-5728).  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. Review of applications is expected to begin on April 1, 2019, but applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.  All employees are subject to a background investigation.  DHHS and NIH are equal opportunity employers.