Overview

<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br />This position is located in the Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship Program (PEDS), Division of Intramural Research (DIR), National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) .<br /> Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br />The NICHD Division of Intramural Research (DIR) is recruiting a Senior Clinician (HS) to direct the Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship Program at the NICHD DIR and engage in clinical research at the NIH Clinical Research Center (CRC) in the areas of pediatrics, endocrinology, and genetics. This is an important position that will allow us to serve the mission of the NIH, NICHD, and the CRC. The successful individual is expected to work collaboratively with interdisciplinary research teams, to facilitate clinical research at the CRC and affiliated sites, and direct Pediatric Endocrine Fellowship program. <br /><br />The ideal candidate should be an outstanding clinical investigator and academic teacher with matching communication skills and the commitment to conduct high-quality clinical research, teach our fellows, and maintain the excellence and growth of a historic Pediatric Endocrine Fellowship Program.<br /><br />Successful candidates will function in concert with protocol coordinators, research nurses, and principal investigators to support ongoing clinical research projects and will be integrally involved in the development of new NICHD DIR clinical research initiatives.<br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Not required<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> No <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 00 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Position is subject to a background investigation.</li> <li>Position requires Education (if applicable)</li> <li>Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with the Selective Service.</li> <li>Possess a current, active, full, and unrestricted license or registration as a physician to practice medicine in the United States.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br />The Ideal Candidate will possess: <ul> <li>M.D. (or equivalent degree) and, ideally, additional post-doctoral or clinical research training.</li> <li>a current, active, full, and unrestricted license or registration as a physician to practice medicine in the United States and be eligible to be credentialed for patient care by the National Institutes of Health, Clinical Center.</li> <li>must maintain current Board certification in Pediatrics and Pediatric Endocrinology and meet eligibility criteria to be Program Director of an accredited Fellowship Program.</li> </ul> <br /> <strong>Applicants must meet the degree requirements</strong> : Degree: Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine or equivalent from a school in the United States or Canada. This degree must have been accredited by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association; Association of American Medical Colleges; Liaison Committee on Medical Education; Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation of the American Osteopathic Association, or an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained.<br /><br /><strong>Degree from Foreign Medical School</strong> : A Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school must provide education and medical knowledge equivalent to accredited schools in the United States. Evidence of equivalency to accredited schools in the United States is demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduate education in a foreign country or successful completion of the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination<br /><br /><strong> Licensure </strong>: Applicants must possess a current, active, full, and unrestricted license or registration as a Physician from a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.<br /><br />Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.<br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br />This position has an education requirement. You are strongly encouraged to submit a copy of your transcripts (or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed and grades). Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package. Official transcripts will be required from all selectees prior to receiving an official offer. Click here for information on Foreign Education .<br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>This appointment is not permanent. If selected, your initial appointment will be the length of 4 years. We may exercise the option of extending the appointment, but any extension is not guaranteed.</li> <li>This position is designated as an " emergency essential " position and the selected candidate will be considered an " emergency essential " employee and will be required to be available, ready, willing, and able to report for duty under all circumstances (e.g., inclement weather, government closings and holidays, lapses in appropriations, non-emergency and emergency situations) for operation 24 hours a day and 365 days per year coverage.</li> <li>The National Institutes of Health participates in the USCIS Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program ( E-Verify ). E-Verify helps employers determine employment eligibility of new hires and the validity of their Social Security numbers.</li> <li>The NIH maintains a tobacco free work environment and campus.</li> <li>Visit the NIH's Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion site for information on NIH's EEO program, Reasonable accommodation procedures, laws, policy statements, and the operation of the EEO complaint process.</li> <li>Because this position will be filled through 42 U.S.C. § 209(g), NIH reserves the right to fill this position through any means to find the best candidate. We reserve the right to close or extend this announcement without notice and to advertise using any means necessary.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>How You Will Be Evaluated</b><br /><br />You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.<br /><br />This position will be filled through 42 U.S.C. § 209(g). Title 5 or civil service hiring laws or regulations do not apply to this position. Public notice, formal rating and ranking, veterans preference, and all other Title 5 hiring procedures do not apply.<br /><br />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. <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Other <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> No <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br />To receive consideration, applicants must submit the following: <ul> <li>Curriculum vitae,</li> <li>Official Transcripts or foreign equivalency</li> <li>Bibliography- a short description of future research interests</li> <li>Six reference letters</li> </ul> <strong>Do not include a photograph or video of yourself or any sensitive information (age, date of birth, marital status, protected health information, religious affiliation, social security number, etc.)</strong> on your resume or cover letter. We will not access web pages linked on your resume or cover letter to determine your qualifications. <br /><br /><b>If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:</b><br /><br />Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education . <br /><br />Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.


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