Director, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences- National Institutes of Health

Rockville, Maryland
The current salary range is commensurate with experience in accordance with the NIH Postdoctoral
November 19 2021
Position Type
Full Time
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Do you have a vision for the future of translational research? Are you a first-rate Scientific Leader seeking a career at one of the preeminent biomedical research institutes in the nation and the world. The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) transforms translational research from an empirical process into a predictive science. Such advances will allow new treatments and cures for disease to be developed and delivered to patients faster. The NCATS Director is responsible for the overall executive direction and scientific leadership of the Center, including strategic planning and implementation, policy development and execution, program planning, and allocation of staff and physical and financial resources. We are looking for applicants with a commitment to scientific excellence and the energy, enthusiasm, and innovative thinking necessary to lead within a dynamic and diverse organization. Applicants must possess an M.D. and/or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in a field related to the mission of the NIH and must have research and domain expertise in translation, as well as expert scientific knowledge in the broad fields of biomedical, clinical, and translational research. For the full list of qualifications, please see the announcement located at successful candidate for this position will be appointed at a salary commensurate with experience and accomplishments, and full Federal benefits, including leave, health and life insurance, retirement and savings plan (401K equivalent) will be provided. A recruitment or relocation incentive may be available, and relocation expenses may be paid. In accordance with Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
If you are ready for an exciting leadership opportunity, please see the detailed vacancy announcement at are due by 11:59 p.m. (ET), Monday, January 31, 2022.Please contact Lynnita Spears at for questions and/or additional information. DHHS, NIH, AND NCATS ARE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERS

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