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One position is located in the Division of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (DAIDS) which is responsible for a global research portfolio designed to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic. DAIDS accomplishes this through planning, implementing, managing, and evaluating programs in: 1) fundamental basic laboratory research, 2) discovery and development of therapies and treatment strategies for HIV infection and its complications through basic research and clinical trials, and 3) discovery and development of vaccines, topical microbicides, and other prevention strategies through basic research and clinical trials. For more information, visit

Two positions are located in the Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation (DAIT) which is responsible for promoting and supporting a broad range of basic, pre-clinical, and clinical research to enhance our understanding of protective immunity, and the causes and mechanisms that lead to the development of immunologic diseases.  For more information, visit


If selected for this position, you will be responsible for: 

  • Serving as a senior level Nurse Consultant with responsibilities related to the management and oversight of clinical and operational activities that are part of a broad national and international program of clinical trials supported by DAIDS and DAIT.
  • Providing operational expertise in the oversight of clinical research, including identification and resolution of clinical monitoring issues, safety oversight issues and day-to-day clinical research management issues.
  • Serving as Project/Program Officer to develop, coordinate, and administer grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts established to fulfill the mission of the Program.
  • Coordinating the development of training and clinical research policy standard efforts among the various organizational components within the DAIDS and DAIT clinical research program and assisting with implementation of training and educational efforts.
  • Directing and conducting formal evaluations in the clinical trials units organizational structures and modes of operations in relationship to the achievement of NIAID goals and objectives in areas of administration, clinical site management, and recruitment of patients.
  • Directing the organization and conducting workshops, conferences, symposia, or similar activities with clinical trials units to foster and enhance communication among principal investigators and their staff.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Average 2 nights per month may be required

Relocation Authorized

  • No