The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is seeking exceptional candidates for the position of Deputy Director, Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science (CTRIS). NHLBI is a national and international leader in heart, lung, blood, and sleep disorders. The CTRIS Deputy Director position offers an exciting opportunity for scientific and managerial leadership in an integrated program of T-4 translational, clinical, and implementation science research, as well as public health and education directed towards global health and health inequities (both domestic and global) in heart, lung, and blood diseases.
Responsibilities will include: providing scientific leadership, in conjunction with the Director, in a Center that has responsibility for planning, fostering, and supporting research to identify the best strategies for ensuring successful integration of evidence-based interventions within clinical and public health settings; representing the CTRIS Director at high-level NHLBI, NIH, and external scientific meetings with other federal, state, non-governmental and international agencies; developing clinical practice guidelines with partners and conducting research on the science of implementing evidence-based health interventions; and working closely with the NHLBI divisions, offices, and centers to serve as a strategic focal point at NHLBI for advancing implementation research in the U.S. and at the global health level.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: The NHLBI seeks candidates who have a commitment to scientific excellence and the energy, enthusiasm, and innovative thinking necessary to lead a dynamic and diverse organization. The ideal candidate will be a leader who has demonstrated experience in setting, planning, implementing and analyzing program objectives and priorities and should have the demonstrated ability to manage financial and human resources and coordinate a research portfolio involving extensive internal and external collaboration. They must be a leader who is experienced in giving presentations nationally to broad audiences, including researchers, policy makers, and the general public. Applicants must possess an M.D. and/or Ph.D. and have senior-level research experience and knowledge of research programs in one or more scientific areas related to public health systems science, late stage translational research, implementation research, global health research, or research in health inequities. The successful candidate will be known and respected within their discipline, both nationally and internationally, as an individual of outstanding scientific competence. This position will be filled under a Title 42 (f) excepted service appointment.
SALARY/BENEFITS: The Deputy Director, CTRIS will be appointed at a salary commensurate with his/her qualifications and experience. A recruitment or relocation bonus may be available, and relocation expenses may be paid. Full Federal benefits, including leave, health and life insurance, long term care insurance, retirement, and savings plan (401K equivalent) will be provided. The successful candidate is subject to a background investigation and public financial disclosure report prior to the effective date of the appointment.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT: Selection for this position will be based solely on merit, with no discrimination for non-merit reasons such as race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, disability, age, or membership or non-membership in an employee organization. The NIH encourages the application and nomination of qualified women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities.
STANDARDS OF CONDUCT/FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE: The National Institutes of Health inspires public confidence in our science by maintaining high ethical principles. NIH employees are subject to Federal government-wide regulations and statutes as well as agency-specific regulations described at the NIH Ethics Website. We encourage you to review this information. The position is subject to a background investigation and requires the incumbent to complete a public financial disclosure report prior to the effective date of the appointment.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: Applicants who have completed part or all of their education outside of the U.S. must have their foreign education evaluated by an accredited organization to ensure that the foreign education is equivalent to education received in accredited educational institutions in the U.S. We will only accept the completed foreign education evaluation. For more information on Foreign Education verification, visit the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) website. Verification must be received prior to the effective date of the appointment.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: NIH provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation during any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must submit a current Curriculum Vitae, copy of degree, bibliography, and full contact details for three references. In addition, applicants are asked to prepare two statements: a vision statement and a statement that addresses the specific qualification requirements (please limit both statements to two pages each). Applications can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted beginning on August 6, 2019. The closing date has been extended to September 26, 2019.
You may contact Lynn Hellinger with questions and for more information about this vacancy at Lynn.email@example.com or 301-802-0168.
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Internal Number: CTRIS Deputy Director
About Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) provides global leadership for a research, training, and education program to promote the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood disorders and enhance the health of all individuals so that they can live longer and more fulfilling lives. NHLBI invests approximately $3 billion annually in medical research related to heart, lung, blood, and sleep disorders. More than 89 percent of NHLBI's annual budget supports researchers at more than 520 research institutions across the country and in other parts of the world.