Staff Clinician Position

Location
Bethesda, Maryland
Posted
Aug 09, 2019
Closes
Oct 08, 2019
Ref
67818
Profession
Physician
Specialty
Internal Medicine

Preparing for a Career Break

Staff Clinician Position

Liver Diseases Branch

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

National Institutes of Health

Department of Health and Human Services

Bethesda, Maryland, USA

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health (NIH) is recruiting a hepatologist to the Liver Diseases Branch (LDB) (https://www.niddk.nih.gov/research-funding/at-niddk/labs-branches/liver-diseases-branch).   The appointment will be as Staff Clinician who will have several responsibilities.  

First, the incumbent will have a role as an attending physician on the NIH Clinical Center hepatology/gastroenterology consultation service. Second the incumbent will serve as the fellowship program co-director and work closely with fellows, other trainees and research nurses.  Third, the incumbent is expected to and will have resources to conduct clinical research studies related to liver disease.  The position requires excellent clinical hepatology and gastroenterology skills. The LDB of NIDDK is located on the main campus of the NIH in Bethesda, Maryland.

The NIDDK Intramural Research Program provides extensive opportunities for collaboration with the diverse and dynamic medical community at NIH, mostly located on the Bethesda campus.  The NIH Clinical Research Center, with 200 beds, and outpatient clinics, provides care exclusively to patients who are participating in clinical trials.  Extensive training opportunities in clinical research are available, including a Masters of Health Science program run jointly by NIH and Duke University.  Salary is commensurate with research experience and accomplishments.  Applications from women, minorities and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged.

The candidate must be a US citizen or permanent resident and must hold a US medical license. Qualified individuals should send a cover letter (one-page) describing research experience and interests, curriculum vitae, bibliography, and contact information for three references to:

Tanya Brown

tanya.brown2@nih.gov

Review of applications are expected to begin on September 1, 2019 and the starting date of the position is flexible. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Positions are subject to a background check.

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