Job Title: Medical Officer (Research) - GR - DHJob Announcement Number: NIH-GR-DH-13-930404
Department: Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency: National Institutes of Health
This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.
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/ Per Year
Friday, September 20, 2013 to
Sunday, September 29, 2013
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.
Join one of the 24 Institutes and Centers within the NIH that awards extramural grants! Extramural grants account for approximately 83 percent of NIH's $30 billion budget and are awarded to investigators throughout the U.S. and abroad. As a Medical Officer (Research) you will stimulate, plan, advise, direct, and evaluate program activities for a portfolio of research projects and programs.
To learn more about the grants process, types of grant programs, and the peer review process, visit the website for the Office of Extramural Research. These positions are located in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), within multiple Institutes/Centers or the Office of the Director.
The NIH has a large number of positions to fill in a wide variety of specialty areas. They include, but are not limited to the following:
- Oral Surgery
- Orthopedic Surgery
- Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
- Plastic Surgery
- Preventive Medicine
- Sleep Disorders
- Therapeutic Radiology
- Transfusion Medicine
- Tropical Medicine
- Vascular Surgery
- Blood Disorders
- Cardiology (non-invasive)
- Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
- Clinical Pharmacology
- Coagulation Disorders
- Cognitive Neuroscience
- Critical Care (Board Certified)
- Digestive Diseases
- Drug Development
- Emergency Medicine
- General Practice Dentistry
- General Surgery
- Infectious Diseases
- Internal Medicine
- Family Care
- Interventional Radiology
- Metabolic Diseases
- Neurodegenerative Disorders
- Nuclear Medicine
To learn more about Medical Officer positions at the NIH please visit: http://jobs.nih.gov/globalrecruitment/.
- U.S. Citizenship requirement met by closing date.
- Position is subject to a background investigation.
- Some travel may be required.
- Pre-employment physical may be required.
DUTIES:Back to top
As a Medical Officer (Research) you will:
Utilize your medical expertise to administer extramural research grants or grants in a major program area
Plan, implement, coordinate and evaluate programs, and initiatives in the assigned specialty area of research
Administer clinical and basic research projects, including clinical trials, supported by the assigned organization
Actively collaborate in the planning, development, implementation, and administration of research and training programs, projects, contracts, conferences, and workshops
Establish goals and objectives for the assigned research area and organize efforts to initiate pioneering programs and resolve critical issues involving accomplishment of the research
Evaluate the recommendations of peer review programs
Work closely with the principal investigator and the awardee institutions as an organizational representative
Maintain liaison with investigators, institutions, organizations and other government agencies
Provide independent leadership in research, participating in the overall planning, development, and implementation of policies and procedures related to the extramural program
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
Board Certification: Must poccess board ceritification in at least one of the following medical specialties: Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Gynecology, OR Obstetrics.
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-14 Grade Level:
In order to qualify at the GS-14 level, the applicant must possess 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level (GS-13). Examples of specialized experience include: planning, directing, and coordinating biomedical clinical research programs tasks and activities, including administrative, regulatory, and scientific matters; evaluating, implementing, and improving the efficiency of administrative and program operations; providing recommendations on innovative ways and means of carrying out aspects of clinical studies; contributing to and reviewing a variety of regular and special reports and presentation materials covering the status of research programs or projects' identifying and formulating overall program needs; identifying research gaps and problem areas; making recommendations for or facilitating new research efforts, clinical studies, clinical trials, or other initiatives required to meet program needs; serving as a Project Officer for contracts, grants, and cooperative agreements comprising basic research, clinical research, or product development. View Assessment Questions
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.
This position requires overnight travel that might be up to one night per month.
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.