The National Institute on Aging (NIA), a major research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is recruiting for a scientist for a Clinical Tenure Track position with the Laboratory of Neurosciences (LNS) within its Intramural Research Program (IRP) in Baltimore, MD. This position is 100% translational research, includes an attractive set-up package and operating budget, including access to extensive behavioral neurology databases, and provides the unique and extensive resources of the NIH.
The successful candidate will have a strong background and extensive experience in behavioral neurology and/or neuropsychiatry. An established record of clinical research accomplishment within the neurobiology of aging and dementia, expertise in the areas of functional MRI of brain, regulation of energy metabolism, and a strong publication record are essential. Preference will be given to those with demonstrated evidence for testing novel hypotheses and therapeutic interventions for the prevention and treatment of neurodegenerative disorders. The incumbent will play a major role in training staff and postdoctoral fellows and maintaining research continuity within the Laboratory, as well as developing a network of intra- and extramural collaborations. The incumbent is expected to demonstrate peer recognition of their specific contributions. An M.D. or equivalent degree is required and the candidate must be U.S. Board-Certified or Board-Eligible in neurology.
Salary is commensurate with research experience and accomplishments, and a full Civil Service package of benefits (including retirement, health, life and long term care insurance, Thrift Savings Plan participation, etc.) is available. Additional information regarding the NIA, IRP and the LNS are available at the following websites http://www.grc.nia.nih.gov; http://www.irp.nia.nih.gov/branches/lns/index.html.
To apply: Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, bibliography, statement of research interest and three letters of recommendation to: Jamie Hertzfelt, Intramural Program Specialist; Office of the Scientific Director, Vacancy # NIA-IRP-13-04, National Institute on Aging, NIH Biomedical Research Center, 251 Bayview Blvd., Suite 100, Room 04C230, Baltimore, Maryland 21224 or email
Review of applications will begin on July 15, 2013 but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
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Deadline: Monday, 15 July 2013