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    The Intramural Research Program of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) is seeking a physician-scientist to serve as Clinical Director. This individual will direct the NIAMS Program in Translational Research, which includes training and clinical care branches as well as multiple investigative laboratories and branches.

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    Investigators in the Clinical Program conduct studies in natural history and treatment as well as basic investigations into the etiology and/or pathophysiology of disease. The candidate should have the ability to manage this diverse clinical research enterprise and to provide the leadership to maintain the outstanding track record of the NIAMS Clinical Program. The candidate should have experience in conducting clinical or translational research and in immunology, cell biology, genetics, or other areas of research relevant to the mission of the NIAMS. The candidate will also be provided independent resources to develop his/her own clinical or translational research program as a tenure-eligible investigator within NIAMS.

    The NIAMS Clinical Program is part of the NIH Intramural Research Program, located in Bethesda, Maryland. Investigators in this program have full privileges to admit their research subjects, free of charge to the patient, to the new Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center, a state-of-the-art 200-bed hospital fully devoted to clinical and translational studies. Resources will be provided to the successful applicant to establish a first-rate Clinical Program and their own research program in his or her area of concentration. The NIAMS Intramural Research Program, headed by its Scientific Director, Dr. John O'Shea, comprises several outstanding programs in cytokine biology, signaling, genetics, and structural biology, and the broader NIH Bethesda campus provides a rich and highly interactive environment within a wide range of basic and translational research disciplines that relate directly to rheumatology. The Clinical Director will report directly to the Director of the NIAMS.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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