Tenure-Track Position: Developmental Biology


Intramural Research Program
NICHD Division of Developmental Biology (DDB)
National Institute of Health (NIH)

Date Posted: 10/06/2020
City: Bethesda
State: Maryland
Primary Category: Research 
Type of Position: Tenure-Track Investigator

Description & Details:

The NICHD is recruiting a tenure-track investigator to join the faculty of the Intramural Research Program with a potential start date of Fall 2021.  We are searching for candidates who perform innovative and rigorous research in the fields of developmental or cell biology.  The successful applicant would join our collaborative and interactive faculty on the NIH main campus in Bethesda, MD. Research programs are fully supported by the intramural program of NICHD, including the investigator’s salary, a start-up allowance, and an ongoing commitment of research space, laboratory resources and funding, and funded positions for staff and trainees.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree, an established track record of accomplishment with high-quality publications in peer-reviewed journals, and display excellence in mentoring. Appointees may be U.S. citizens, resident aliens, or nonresident aliens eligible for employment in the U.S.  

To Apply: Applicants must submit a CV, a three-page description of proposed research, and have three letters of reference submitted on their behalf. Please highlight in your CV a description of mentoring and outreach activities in which you have been involved, especially those involving women and persons from racial, ethnic, or other groups that are underrepresented in biomedical research. Please also note there is a Distinguished Scholars Program within NIH that supports outstanding researchers who have a commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion in science.

Applications should be submitted to nichddirsearch@mail.nih.gov with the subject line “Developmental Biology.” Letters of reference should be emailed to the same address directly by referees, with the subject line “Reference Dev Bio [Applicant Last Name], [Applicant First Name] [Referee Last Name]”. Applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis after December 1, 2020. Interviews of qualified applicants will begin in January 2021, and applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

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