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    Thank you for your interest in this position. The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience Research Branch, will accept applications through vacancy announcement NIH-GR-DE-21-11098004 on May 17, 2021 - May 26, 2021 at the link below. We are not accepting applications through this announcement, NIH-NIMH-FA-21-11110919.

    Please click the following link to review and apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/600509400.

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    The Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience Research Branch supports fundamental neuroscience research to define molecular and cellular processes impacting brain processes and functional effects across cells and circuits relevant to cognitive, affective, and social domains at the National Institute of Mental Health. The Branch Chief will oversee programs of research within the branch encompass neuronal and glial signaling, synaptic plasticity, neuropharmacology, neuroendocrinology, and neuroimmunology and serve as a Program Officer for Integrative Systems Pharmacology.

    The Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience Research Branch plans, supports, and administers research programs focused on preclinical therapeutics development and fundamental brain neuroscience research spanning from intracellular signaling and integrative systems pharmacology to neuroimmune/neuroendocrine neurobiology. The branch programs' central goals the include the identification of novel targets, tools, and in vitro and in vivo assays in support of therapeutics development for mental illnesses. The selected candidate will oversee and supervise program officers who initiate, plan, develop, and direct NIMH extramural research programs administered by the Branch. The selected candidate will also serve as a program officer for a portfolio of grants, contracts, and/or cooperative agreements focused on Integrative Systems Pharmacology and will participate in collaborative activities with other NIH Institutes and Federal departments or agencies, as appropriate.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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