Bethesda, Maryland (US)
Based on experience
November 01 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

   Department of Health and Human Services

National Institutes of Health

NIH Clinical Center

Microbiologist, Microbiology Service, Department of Laboratory Medicine

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) invites candidates with a strong Clinical Microbiology background, scientific leadership, and managerial credentials to apply for a Clinical Microbiologist position in the Department of Laboratory Medicine, NIH Clinical Center, Bethesda, MD. 

The Clinical Center’s Microbiology Service provides state-of-the-art diagnostic and consultation services, supports the clinical research programs, and conducts research in the field of microbiology. The Service consists of six sections:  Bacteriology, Mycobacteriology and Mycology, Specimen Processing, Molecular Diagnostics, Genomics, and Parasitology. The laboratory has increasingly focused on molecular and NGS technologies and has been a pioneer in the development of innovative infectious disease diagnostics.  In addition, we have an American Society for Microbiology CPEP-approved program in Medical and Public Health Laboratory Microbiology. The Microbiology service currently consists of 42 staff members including the Chief of Microbiology, three senior doctoral level microbiologists, and nine doctoral level scientists and post-doctoral fellows. 

Ideal candidates will have a PhD in relevant biological sciences. Certification from the American Board of Medical Microbiology is strongly preferred.  Salary will be commensurate with laboratory and managerial experience as well as scientific accomplishments.

A full Civil Service package of benefits (including retirement, health, life and long-term care insurance, Thrift Savings Plan, etc.) is available for this position. Candidates for the position must apply online at www.usajobs.gov between 11/21/2018 and 11/30/2018, job announcement #NIH-CC-DE-19-10335738, NIH-CC-MP-19-10339181If you have questions about this position, please contact Alex Trader, HR Specialist, NIH at 301-435-4763 or at alex.trader@nih.gov.  This position is subject to background investigation.

The Department of Health and Human Services and NIH are equal opportunity employers committed to equity, diversity and inclusion.