Staff Clinician

Employer
The National Institutes of Health
Location
Bethesda, Maryland (US)
Salary
Salary and appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Posted
July 05 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Govt.
Job Type
Staff Scientist

Department of Health and Human Services

National Institutes of Health

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Staff Clinician

 Cardiovascular Branch

The Division of Intramural Research (DIR) of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) is seeking to recruit an outstanding Staff Clinician to perform diagnostic and interventional cardiovascular catheterization under X-ray and MRI guidance and will conduct cutting-edge research in cardiovascular interventional MRI within the Laboratory of Cardiovascular Intervention in the Cardiovascular Branch.  The Cardiovascular Branch conducts research on diseases that affect the heart, blood, blood vessels and lungs with specific projects aimed to answer clinically relevant issues using methods ranging from a molecular level up to and including clinical projects in diagnostics, therapeutics and interventions; and (2) emphasize creation of an environment where scientists and physician scientists can work together on disease specific issues using the most appropriate approaches available in the spectrum between the bench and the bedside.. There are strong interactions with a wide range of independent research groups, and the position offers exceptional opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration within and outside of the NIH.

The existing faculty in the NHLBI DIR is an outstanding group of internationally recognized biomedical researchers covering a wide range of basic and clinical research topics (please see https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/research/intramural) complemented by the other research institutes within the DIR (please see http://www.nih.gov/science/#campus).

The successful candidate should have a strong track record of achievement, expertise and experience in the area of diagnostic cardiovascular catheterization in patients (although interventional catheterization of coronary and structural heart disease is preferred), specific training in cardiovascular MRI, specific training in surface transesophageal and intracardiac echocardiography, and an aptitude for investigation of novel approaches to structural heart interventional procedures.  Applicants must have an M.D., PhD., or M.D./Ph.D. Salary is commensurate with research experience and accomplishments. 

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 1-2 page descriptive letter of interest and research proposal, curriculum vitae and complete bibliography, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to:

Maria Gonzalez-Stoltzfus

gonzamar@nhlbi.nih.gov

The review of applications will begin on or around July 2019.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

DHHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers

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