NICHD Extramural Medical Officer - Application deadline December 6

The NICHD Extramural Medical Officer position is slated to post on November 27th and will be open for 10 days, closing on December 6th.  Please share with interested contacts and networks. 

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the premier biomedical research center for the world. Its 27 Institutes and Centers employ approximately 18,000 employees doing a vast array of jobs, all supporting efforts for a healthy nation. For information on the NIH mission, goals, and Institutes and Centers, visit NIH Overview.

If you are an exceptionally talented, knowledgeable, and motivated individual, then consider joining the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), Division of Extramural Research (DER). The DER develops, implements, and coordinates cross-cutting, multidisciplinary research activities within the NICHD's mission, including efforts that focus on: demography, social sciences, and population dynamics; male and female fertility and infertility; developing and evaluating contraceptive methods; improving the safety and efficacy of pharmaceuticals for use in pregnant women, infants, and children; HIV infection and transmission, AIDS, and associated infections; pediatric growth and endocrine research; child development and behavior; developmental biology and typical and atypical development; intellectual and developmental disabilities; gynecologic health conditions, including pelvic floor disorders; and childhood injury and critical illness.

The position serves as a Medical Officer with responsibility for assisting DER leadership with clinical and regulatory matters pertinent to the extramural clinical research portfolio. The incumbent will be a member of the DER team providing coordination, oversight, and guidance on areas of human subject protection, data and safety monitoring, clinical research operations, recruitment and other trial monitoring, regulatory compliance, data sharing, and certificates of confidentiality. In addition, the incumbent will serve as a Medical Officer/Program Official with duties and responsibilities relating to the administration of a research grants program involving epidemiologic studies, clinical trials, and other basic and clinical studies. This position requires Board Certification in Obstetrics/Gynecology or Pediatrics; subspecialty training and/or clinical experience in the fields of gynecological health and disease, pediatric trauma, pediatric pharmacology, clinical nutrition, or intellectual and developmental disabilities is preferred, but not mandatory. This position does not involve clinical care.

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