Clinical Tenure Track/Tenure-Eligible Investigator

The National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland (US)
Salary and appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
January 18 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Department of Health and Human Services

National Institutes of Health

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Pulmonary Branch, Division of Intramural Research

Clinical Tenure Track/Tenure-Eligible Investigator

With nationwide responsibility for improving the health and well-being of all Americans, the Department of Health and Human Services oversees the biomedical research programs of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and those of NIH’s research Institutes. The Pulmonary Branch, Division of Intramural Research (DIR) of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) is seeking an outstanding physician/scientist to initiate and direct an independent research program in pulmonary clinical and translational science on the NIH campus in Bethesda, MD. The existing faculty is an outstanding group of internationally recognized biomedical researchers covering a range of basic and clinical research areas such as airway inflammation and novel therapeutic approaches for asthma, chronic airway infections, bronchiectasis, and nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease, pathogenesis and treatment of rare cystic lung disease such as lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) and ADP ribosylation pathways (please see ) complemented by the other NHLBI research branches and centers ( and resouces within the Intramural Research Program (

NHLBI is recruiting a Clinical Tenure Track or Tenure-Eligible Investigator to build an innovative and translational research program with a clinical focus on lung disease. We seek clinical researchers to establish themselves as an independent investigator in patient-oriented research. Successful applicants will receive an appointment with competitive salary, dedicated laboratory space and budget with personnel support, travel and training funds, access to an extensive infrastructure including research nursing, data-management support, pharmacy development services, cell processing facility, advanced imaging, and advanced technologies such as imaging/microscopy mass spectrometry, flow cytometry, genomics and genetically modified animal models. 

The successful candidate should have a strong track record of achievement, expertise, experience and certification in the respective area of clinical/translational medicine. Applicants must be licensed to practice medicine in the United States and be board eligible/board certified in pulmonary medicine. Salary is commensurate with research experience and accomplishments, equivalent to the assistant professor or associate professor level.

Candidates must have an MD or MD/PhD (or equivalent). Appointees may be US citizens, resident aliens, or non-resident aliens with or eligible to obtain a valid employment authorized visa. 

Applications from women, minorities and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged. Applicants should send a descriptive letter of interest, curriculum vitae (please include in your C.V. 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), with complete bibliography, one page of current and future research interest and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to:

Dan Fogarty


9000 Rockville Pike

3 Center Drive, Room 3W16

Bethesda, MD 20892

Application Deadline is February 18, 2019

DHHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers



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