The Division of Neuroscience (DN) of the National Institute on Aging (NIA) is recruiting dynamic and experienced neuroscientists with expertise related to basic and clinical aspects of Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative diseases of aging to serve as a Health Scientist Administrators.
Successful candidates will play a leading role in the scientific and technical implementation of research grant programs in the following areas: basic science and etiology of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, biomarkers and clinical progression of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias or assessment, treatment, and management of individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.
The NIA, one of the 27 Institutes and Centers at NIH, leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging, and to extend the healthy, active years of life. The Division of Neuroscience fosters and supports extramural and collaborative research and training to further the understanding of neural and behavioral processes associated with the aging brain. Important components of this Division are the support of basic, translational, clinical and epidemiological studies of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias of aging; the neurobiology of aging; and behavioral and systems neuroscience of aging. To learn more about DN, please visit the Division of Neuroscience website.
Although not required, it is desired that the ideal candidate will possess a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree with specialized research, knowledge, and expertise in Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases of older individuals.
Candidates with strong writing, communication and interpersonal skills are sought.
The work site is the Washington, D.C. suburb of Bethesda, Maryland. Salaries will be competitive and commensurate with experience; excellent benefits will be provided. All applicants will receive consideration without regard to ethnicity, gender, national origin, age, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.
U.S. Citizenship requirement must be met by closing date.
Position is subject to a background investigation.
Education Requirement-Transcripts are required.
Confidential Financial Disclosure OGE Form 450 is required.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The formal position announcement is posted on https://www.usajobs.gov/ and applications must be submitted through that website to be considered. Please check that website regularly for updated posting, as positions are only open for 10 days.
The Health Scientist Administrator will be advertised as follows:
- Open to the public: NIH-NIA-DE-16-1730218
- Open to government employees: NIH-NIA-MP-16-1727561
For position information in the area of basic science and etiology of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias interested candidates should contact Bradley C. Wise, Ph.D., 301-496-9350 or email@example.com. For position information in the area of clinical studies of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias interested candidates should contact Laurie M. Ryan, Ph.D, 301-496-9350 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For application information please contact Jessica Moreno or Pamela Anderson at NIAJobs@mail.nih.gov.