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<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br />Join one of the 24 Institutes and Centers within the NIH that awards extramural grants! As an extramural Supervisory Physician (Clinical) you will stimulate, plan, advise, direct, and evaluate program activities for a portfolio of research projects and programs. To learn more about the grants process, types of grant programs, and the peer review process, visit the website for the Office of Extramural Research. <br /> Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>As a Supervisory Physician (Research) you will:</li> <li>Oversee workload and research priorities within the organization.</li> <li>Provide independent leadership in research of national and international significance, participating in the overall planning, development, and implementation of policies and procedures related to the extramural program.</li> <li>Administer clinical and basic research projects, including clinical trials, supported by the assigned organization.</li> <li>Actively collaborate in the planning, delevopment, implementation, and administation of research and training programs, projects, contracts, conferences, and workshops.</li> <li>Establish goals and objectives for the assigned research area and organize efforts to initiate pioneering programs and resolve critical issues involving accomplishments of the research.</li> <li>Evaluate the recommendations of peer review programs, scientific merit of proposed research, availability and adequacy of facilities, and justification for individual budget items.</li> <li>Formulate concepts for Program Announcements, Requests for Applications, and Requests for Proposals while ensuring the funded research is scientifically valid and complies with the Institute/Center.</li> <li>Maintain liaison with investigators, Instituttions, organizations, and other governments agencies.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> Yes <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 15 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>U.S. Citizenship requirement or proof of being a U.S. National must be met by closing date.</li> <li>Position is subject to a background investigation.</li> <li>Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.</li> <li>Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with the Selective Service.</li> <li>Position requires Education – submission of transcripts is highly encouraged.</li> <li>Some travel may be required.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br /><strong>Degree:</strong> Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy from a school in the United States or Canada approved by a recognized accrediting body in the year of the applicant's graduation. [A Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school that provided education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the United States may be demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) (or a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed pre-medical education in the United States and graduate education in a foreign country).]<br /><br /><strong>AND </strong><br /><br />Subsequent to obtaining a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree, a candidate must have had at least 1 year of supervised experience providing direct service in a clinical setting, i.e., a 1-year internship or the first year of a residency program in a hospital or an institution accredited for such training. Graduate training programs include only those internship, residency, and fellowship programs that are approved by accrediting bodies recognized within the United States or Canada.<br /><br /><strong>To Qualify at the GS-15 Grade Level:</strong><br /><br />In order to qualify at the GS-15 level, the applicant must possess 4 years of graduate training in the specialty of the position to be filled OR equivalent experience and training.<br /><br />Preview assessment questionnaire before you apply: https: apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10511981 <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 />A foreign medical school that provided education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the United States may be demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECEMG). https: www.ecfmg.org/<br /><br />If you are currently or were previously in this occupation series you do not need to submit transcripts. Instead, submit as SF-50 showing the appointment in this occupational series. <br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Physician's Comparability Allowance of up to $30,000 per annum may be paid based on the the selected physician's assignment, qualifications, experience, and duration of a negotiated service agreement.</li> <li>A one-year probationary period may be required upon selection/placement.</li> <li>PHS Commissioned Officers interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps should also apply online to this announcement in order to receive consideration.</li> <li>Additional selections may be made through this vacancy announcement.</li> <li>If selected, you will be required to complete Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE Form 450 to determine if a conflict or an appearance of a conflict exists between your financial interest and your prospective position with the agency. This information is required annually</li> <li>Pre-employment medical examination may be required.</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>If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .</li> <li>A newly appointed or reappointed employee may receive credit for prior work experience or active duty uniformed service that otherwise would not be creditable for the purpose of determining his or her annual leave accrual rate. All creditable service must be directly related to the duties of the position being filled and decisions to allow for such credit must be finalized prior to the selectee's entrance on duty. The use of this service credit incentive is at the discretion of the selecting official and service credit is granted only for a position deemed hard-to-fill.</li> <li>A newly appointed or reappointed individual may receive a recruitment incentive. Recipients will be determined on a case-by-case basis based on organizational need, specific case justification, and budget limitations.</li> <li>A current federal government employee may receive a relocation incentive if moving from a different geographic location. Recipients will be determined on a case-by-case basis based on organizational need, specific case justification, and budget limitations.</li> <li>This position is designated as a "non-emergency/teleworker" position and the selected candidate will be considered a "non-emergency/teleworker" employee. In the event of a closure, you must be available to telework or request leave.</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 />The position(s) advertised in this announcement are covered by a direct hire authority. Traditional rating and ranking of applicants, including category rating, does not apply to this vacancy. You will be initially evaluated against the basic qualifications only. Qualified applicants will be referred for consideration in accordance with the Office of Personnel Management direct hire guidelines . Veterans' Preference does not apply to positions covered by a direct hire authority.<br /><br />To determine your qualifications and referral status, a review of your resume and supporting documentation may be made and compared against your responses to the vacancy questionnaire. Because your rating is based on both your responses to the questionnaire and documentation you submit, please make sure that your self-ratings are supported by the information you provide in your application. Your qualifications and self-ratings may be verified at any time during the application and selection process through quality review, interview questions, work samples, demonstrations, reference checks, and any other means. Inflated or unsupported qualifications may affect your rating. Any misrepresentation or material omission of facts on the assessment questionnaire or in any other materials you submit in support of your candidacy (including but not limited to the application), or in any oral statements you may make during the selection process shall be sufficient cause to end further consideration of your candidacy. Persons listed as having knowledge of your past accomplishments or experience in your application may be contacted for verification purposes at any time. Verification may, but need not, begin prior to receiving an offer. <br /><br />To be considered well qualified for the purposes of the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) and the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), you must demonstrate that you substantively exceed the basic qualifications and meet all eligibility, physical, medical, suitability, and all other requirements. <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Other <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> No <br /><br />Position sensitivity and risk <br /> Moderate Risk (MR) <br /><br />Trust determination process <br /> Suitability/Fitness <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br /><strong> REQUIRED FOR ALL APPLICANTS </strong><br /><br /><strong>RESUME:</strong><br /><br />Your resume must thoroughly describe how your skills and experiences align to the criteria defined in the "Qualifications" section of this announcement and it must support your responses to the assessment questionnaire. We cannot assume you have performed the necessary experience required for this position regardless of your employment history or academic career.<br /><br />To ensure all of the essential information is in your resume, we encourage you to use the USAJOBS online Resume Builder . <strong>If you choose to use your own resume, you must ensure it contains all of the required information and you organize it so we can associate the following information for each </strong><strong>experience/position<strong>:</strong></strong> <li>Job title</li> <li>Name of employer</li> <li>Beginning and ending dates of employment (month/day/year format)</li> <li>Hours worked per week. We will assume full-time unless otherwise stated. We will prorate part-time employment in crediting experience.</li> <li>Detailed description of job duties, accomplishments, related skills, and responsibilities to include any supervisory/managerial responsibilities and number of staff supervised (if applicable)</li> <li>Series and grade or equivalent (if a federal position)</li> If the position has an education requirement or you are qualifying on the basis of education, you need to list your education history including the type of degree and your major of study. If the position requires a certain number of credit hours, you are strongly encouraged to list the relevant courses in your resume.<br /><br /><strong>Do not include a photograph or video of yourself, or any sensitive information</strong> (age, date of birth, marital status, protected health information, religious affiliation, social security number, etc.) on your resume or cover letter. <strong>We </strong><strong>will not access web pages linked on your resume or cover letter to determine your qualifications. </strong><br /><br />For resume writing guidance, please visit the following resources: NIH Jobs website , USAJOBS Resource Center , and the USAJOBS Resume Writing Video Tutorial .<br /><br /><strong>ASSESSMENT QUESTIONNAIRE:</strong><br /> You must submit a completed assessment questionnaire.<br /><br />All of the above information is necessary to determine your qualifications for the position. Please help us make an informed decision regarding your eligibility by providing complete and thorough information on your experience and qualifications. Not providing all of required information may result in a determination that you do not meet minimum requirements for the position (e.g., an ineligible rating) or a lower rating.<br /><br /><strong> Required Documentation for Career Transition Claims </strong><br /> Visit our websites to claim selection priority through the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): <ul> <li>- CTAP: https: jobs.nih.gov/announcement-links/CTAP.htm </li> <li>- ICTAP: https: jobs.nih.gov/announcement-links/ictap.htm </li> </ul> <br /> If you do not provide the required information, we will assume you are not eligible or you do not wish to be considered for any preference or eligibility.<br /><br />Please do not submit any other supplementary documentation that is not requested of you. To protect your personal information, we will only send your resume and cover letter to the selecting official or hiring manager. <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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