Job Title:Medical Officer (Research) - NHGRI - DH
Department:Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency:National Institutes of Health
Job Announcement Number:NIH-NHGRI-DH-13-872644
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/ Per Year|
|Wednesday, April 17, 2013 to
Friday, April 26, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time -
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Bethesda, 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.
This position is located in the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), Division of Genomic Medicine (DGM). The DGM plans, directs and facilitates multi-disciplinary research to identify genetic contributions to human health and to advance approaches for the use of genomic data to improve diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease through research grants, research training grants, and contracts. For more information visit our website at:
- U.S. Citizenship requirement met by closing date.
- Position is subject to a background investigation.
- This position has an education requirement.
- Confidential Financial Disclosure Report OGE Form 450 is required.
DUTIES:Back to top
If selected, your responsibilities will include:
· Serving as an Advisor to the Director DGM in the areas of epidemiology and genomic research
· Designing, conducting and managing epidemiologic, clinical and genomic research projects
· Organizing and conducting workshops
· Analyzing, interpreting and disseminating scientific data obtained from epidemiologic and genomic research studies
· Preparing articles, presentations and reports from these studies
· Managing research grant applications in the areas of epidemiology and genomic research
· Participating in a cooperative effort to accomplish NHGRI goals
· Attending and representing the NHGRI at professional society meetings, national and international workshops, conferences and symposia
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
Degree: 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. (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 may be demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) or a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed pre-medical education in the United States and graduate education in a foreign country).
To Qualify at the GS-15 Grade Level:
In order to qualify at the GS-15 level, the applicant must possess one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level (GS-14). Examples of specialized experience include: providing leadership in the planning, direction, 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 research; reviewing research data and progress reports and implementing corrective action needed to achieve established research goals and objectives; making recommendations to senior personnel in 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 a more rapid dissemination of scientific data.
The ideal candidate should have specialization in epidemiology and genomic research.
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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.