Principal Research Scientist

CVPath Institute
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Salary commensurate with experience plus benefits.
Closing date
May 18, 2023

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Life Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Genomics, Molecular Biology
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Research Scientist
Organization Type

CVPath Institute seeks a new investigator to join scientific efforts at the Institute.  Applications to lead a team of researchers in the area of cardiovascular science are solicited. 

The Institute seeks exceptional candidates who will direct an independently funded research program in important areas of human health with a focus on cardiovascular disease. 

CVPath Institute ( is a leading medical research and education organization dedicated to improving patient health management for those suffering from cardiac and vascular diseases. Established in 2005 as a not-for-profit organization under section 501(c)(3), our mission is to conduct basic and translational “bench to bedside” research.  We aim to make discoveries that advance the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. Additionally, the institution codifies one of the largest and most comprehensive repositories of diseased human tissue and makes it available for investigative studies and teaching.


Candidates must have either a Ph.D. or MD along with significant research experience in the field of cardiovascular disease.  Expertise in molecular techniques such as human genetics, single-cell RNA seq, and more standard molecular techniques is required.  The candidate should have experience in leading a research team composed of post-doctoral fellows and technicians and have a proven track record of publications.  Prior grant funding experience is preferred but not required. 

The position will be funded by the Institute and not necessarily dependent upon obtaining external funding.  Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S. 


CVPath is celebrating its 19th year of existence and expects the make this hire and perhaps others over the next year.  Located in Gaithersburg, MD, CVPath is located in the heart of the Maryland/Washington DC corridor.  CVPath provides generous salary and benefits support.  Interested candidates should submit as a single PDF, a complete curriculum vitae, and  an outline of current research experience to Tina Richards (, Director of Business Operations at CVPath Institute for consideration.


Salary:  Salary commensurate with the level of experience with a comprehensive benefits package (medical, life, std, ltd insurance, and retirement contribution).


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