Job Title:Supervisory Medical Officer - NICHD - DH
Department:Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency:National Institutes of Health
Job Announcement Number:NIH-NICHD-DH-13-785903
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/ Per Year|
|Saturday, November 10, 2012 to
Sunday, November 18, 2012|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time -
|Few vacancies in the following location:|
Montgomery County, MD United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|United States Citizens |
The 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
These positions are located in the National Institute of Health (NIH), Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), Office of the Director (OD), Division of Extramural Research (DER).
The DER includes the management of scientific, policy and administrative matters of the extramural research programs of the Institute. The DER oversees the activities of the Institutes extramural research programs and manages scientific peer review, award, and post-award activities related to research, development, and training grants and contracts in maternal and child health, family health and well-being, and medical rehabilitation.
The positions to be filled are the Deputy Director, DER as well as Branch Chief's for the following areas:
- Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch - Provides a research focus on maternal and neonatal health. Through a combination of research grants and contracts, the Branch seeks to promote new research in this vital area related to the health of women and children;
- Pediatric Trauma and Critical Illness Branch - Provides a research focus to enhance the outcomes resulting from childhood injury or illness. Through a combination of research grants and contracts the Branch seeks to promote new research in this important area of science affecting injured or critically ill children and their families; and
- Gynecologic Health and Disease Branch - Provides a research focus (based on cross-fertilization of clinical, translational, and scientific expertise) on improvements in the gynecological health and well-being of women. Through a combination of research grants and contracts, the Branch seeks to promote new research in this vital area of women's health.
For additional information about the NICHD, please visit: http://www.nichd.nih.gov/
- U.S. Citizenship requirement met by closing date.
- Position is subject to a background investigation.
- Education requirement - please submit transcripts.
DUTIES:Back to top
As Deputy Director, duties include:
- Advise the Director of DER on research contract, grant, and training program policies;
- Represent the Institute on overall NIH extramural and collaborative program policy committees and coordinates such policies within the Institute;
- Coordinate the Institute's research grant and training programs within NICHD;
- Perform supervisory duties such as: Review work for accuracy; approve leave; act in the absence of the Director; evaluate work performance of staff; etc.
As Branch Chief, duties include:
- Develop and manage programs that address areas of scientific focus relevant to the Branch's mission;
- Oversee Branch program planning and development;
- Provide scientific direction and evaluation of branch initiatives;
- Identify research gaps within scientific program areas;
- Perform supervisory duties such as: Review work for accuracy; approve leave; evaluate work performance of staff; etc.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
To qualify for this position you must have a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy from a school in the United States or Canada approved by a recognized accrediting body in the year of the applicant's graduation or a Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school that provided education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the United States that was demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) or have completed premedical education in the United States AND graduate education from a foreign medical school that provided education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the United States that was demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).
In addition to the basic requirements, you must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector, performing the following types of tasks: leading and mentoring a medical staff in a research environment; providing leadership in the planning, directing and coordination of biomedical clinical research programs and activities, including administrative, regulatory and scientific matters; managing and evaluating research projects that are broad and complex in scope and require unconventional approaches or complex research techniques; establishing goals and objectives for assigned research area, and coordinating efforts to facilitate the resolution of critical issues involving accomplishment of the research; reviewing research data and progress reports, and implementing corrective actions needed to achieve established research goals and objectives; making recommendations to senior personnel for facilitating new research efforts, clinical studies, clinical trials, or other initiatives required to meet program needs; and planning and arranging national or regional seminars and symposia leading to the more rapid dissemination of scientific data.
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This position has an education requirement. You must submit a copy of your transcripts (or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed and grades). Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package; however, official transcripts will be required prior to receiving an official offer. Click here for information on Foreign Education . If you are currently or were previously in this occupation series you do not need to submit transcripts. Instead, submit an SF-50 showing the appointment in this occupational series.
Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with Selective Service.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Traditional rating and ranking of applications does not apply to this vacancy. Applications will be evaluated against the basic qualifications. Qualified candidates will be referred for consideration in accordance with the Office of Personnel Management direct hire guidelines. Veteran's Preference does not apply to the direct hire recruitment procedures. Selections made under this bulletin will be processed as new appointments to the civil service. Current civil service employees would, therefore, be given new appointments to the civil service.