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Summary

The NIH is the premier biomedical research center for the world. Its 27 Institutes and Centers employing 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.

If you have experience providing authoritative leadership on program and policy issues relating to genomic medicine, and developing a strategic vision for the effective integration of genomic discoveries into day-to-day clinical and public health practice, AND you want to play a significant role in a dynamic organization, then consider joining the NIH National Human Genome Research Institute.  For more information, visit http://www.genome.gov/.

 

This position is located in The Division of Policy, Communications, and Education.

NOTE: THIS ANNOUNCEMENT HAS BEEN AMENDED TO REFLECT SUPERVISORY DUTIES.

Duties

As a Medical Officer for the Genomic Health Care Branch (GHB) some of your duties will include the following:

 

  • Serve as the Chief of Genomic Health Care Branch and lead or co-lead policy development in such areas as genomic health care, clinical research bioinformatics standards, and education;
  • Supervise and directs professional and clerical staff; develops and implements the Branch budget; and directs and oversees the implementation of fellowship, summer, and intern programs for the Branch;
  • Provide overarching leadership for all activities within the GHB, including developing the strategic vision for the effective integration of genomic discoveries into day-to-day clinical and public health practice;
  • Implement and coordinate GHB projects and initiatives; 
  • Serve on the leadership team that guides the division and institute in achieving its overall mission for genomic medicine; 
  • Direct GHB staff in conducting analyses of current and ever-changing policies and legislation in the area of genomic medicine, developing educational tools to enhance the use of genomic technologies in genomic health care, and in the development of programs related to health care promotion; 
  • Provide authoritative leadership on program and policy issues relating to genomic medicine on behalf of the institute in consultation with leadership and other relevant Institute programs;
  • Initiate and lead innovative analyses involving complex clinical and scientific concepts and issues, and more!

Travel Required

  • 25% or Greater
  • Average 1-3 nights per month

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • Paid Relocation Expenses