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    Summary

    A position is located in the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), Emotional and Development Branch (EnD). The EnD mission is to conduct research that improves the diagnosis & treatment of pediatric emotional disorders.
    A position is located within the Consult Service Section (CSS), National Eye Institute (NEI). The NEI conducts clinical research into the cause, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of eye diseases; CSS provides consulting services to all NIH Institutes.

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    Responsibilities

    NIMH Duties:

    • Conducts clinical service in the areas of psychiatric, neurocognitive, and psychosocial functioning of pediatric patients enrolled in clinical trials;
    • Evaluates and manages patients in need of routine or emergency mental health assessments on subjects participating in clinical research;
    • Designs, conducts or directs clinical investigations and trials through active collaborations with investigators for the treatment of patients;
    • Maintains responsibility and leadership for fellowship training and monitors the progress of clinical fellows' research projects; and
    • Serves as faculty for the NIMH-IRP training program, serves as an attending on the consult service, and supervises on-call fellows within the NIMH-IRP.
    NEI Duties:
    • Oversees the section and directly provides eye services, both medical and surgical, to patients treated under approved NIH research protocols;
    • Maintains ongoing communications with investigators, often helping establish appropriate ophthalmic requirements for new research protocols;
    • Ensures consult requests are properly screened and dispositioned and works directly with patient care and research teams;
    • Serves as an Associate Investigator on NIH Institute studies that have an ocular assessment as part of the study; and
    • Independently conceives of, plans, and conducts his/her own clinical or epidemiological research with the assistance of protocol specialists who can help with protocol development and data analysis.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    15

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