Senior Scientist - HIV Dynamics and Replication Program

Frederick, Maryland (US)
Commensurate with experience
January 02 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)




The HIV Dynamics and Replication Program (HIV DRP, formerly the HIV Drug Resistance Program), Center for Cancer Research (CCR), National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH) is seeking an outstanding Senior Scientist to carry out original, independent, and innovative HIV translational research.  This position is located at the NCI campus in Frederick, Maryland, which offers state-of-the-art facilities, collaborative opportunities, and core facilities for advanced technologies, and support for clinical studies through the NIH Clinical Center. The research environment is conducive to advancing clinical and translational research. The HIV DRP is highly collaborative, emphasizing multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary team science.  For an overview of CCR, please visit  For more information, contact Lori Holliday at

The successful candidate will have expertise in areas including HIV evolution and expression in vivo, reservoirs, latency, and/or drug resistance. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, substantial research experience, managerial and mentoring experience, and a record of high achievement.

Review of applications will begin on or about February 4, 2019. Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience. A full benefits package is available, including retirement, health insurance, life insurance, long-term care insurance, annual and sick leave, and a Thrift Savings Plan (401K equivalent).  This position is not restricted to U.S. citizens.

Applications must be submitted electronically between the period of January 23, 2019 and February 1, 2019 to and must include:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae and bibliography (one document)
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation
  • A two (2) page statement of current and future research interests

This position is subject to a background investigation.  The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs.

HHS, NIH, and NCI are Equal Opportunity Employers

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