Job Postings of Interest
Please see the announcement below for an open position within the Boston University Superfund Research Program. If you have questions or concerns about the position, feel free to contact Komal Basra, Boston University Superfund Research Program Coordinator at (617) 638-5855 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Administrative and Program Assistant: The primary purpose of the position is to ensure coordination of activities among the research projects and the support cores of the Boston University Superfund Research Program (www.bu.edu/sph/busrp). Click here to view the full job description.
Please see the message below from NHLBI. Questions pertaining to these positions should be addressed to the respective contact listed in each announcement. The NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) is happy to inform you of an employment opportunity announcement for three open positions in the Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Prevention and Population Sciences Program (PPSP). The positions are as follows:
The Epidemiology Branch (EB) has an opening for a Health Scientist Administrator (HSA) to help delineate the contribution of genetic, functional genomic and other factors at the molecular level in cardiovascular health and disease. The team identifies opportunities, research gaps and needs in the context of emerging systems sciences and big data approaches. Contact: Dr. Pothur Srinivas, email@example.com
The EB has an opening for an HSA for a new program studying heart, lung, blood and sleep (HLBS) diseases in HIV populations. With increased focus on chronic diseases occurring in persons living with HIV, the incumbent would participate in design and management of workshops and NHLBI-designed initiatives, and manage an investigator-initiated grant portfolio. Collaborative opportunities exist with experts in genomics, cardiovascular disease, epidemiology and statistical analysis. Contact: Dr. Paul Sorlie, firstname.lastname@example.org
PPPS has an opening for an HSA to work at the cutting edge of data sharing policy, within NHLBI and across NIH, maintaining protections while leveraging research resources. Duties include leading a Data Access Committee managing release and use of HLBS-related phenotypic and genomic research data. Training and experience in epidemiology, genomics, and/or chronic diseases is optimal. Contact: Ms. Phyliss Sholinsky, email@example.com
The Duke University Superfund Research Center is currently hiring for two positions. Please see the position descriptions below for more information:
Project Coordinator: This position focuses on bi-directional community engagement and the communication of science and policy related to hazardous chemicals. The Project Coordinator is based within the Duke Superfund Research Center (SRC) and works in close conjunction with SRC researchers and other staff. The ideal candidate for this position will be grounded in best practices of community engagement and research translation in public and environmental health and will have significant previous experience in the approaches we propose (e.g., community engagement, social marketing, research translation for professional and lay audiences, and/or community-based participatory research), significant experience in environmental health, toxicology, or health sciences, and an interest in ensuring that the influences of research in these areas extend beyond the academy. Click here to see the full position description.
Summer Internship: This summer internship will support the development of the Duke Superfund Center’s community garden engagement project through conducting literature reviews, helping to define the geographic extent of these issues in NC, and creating a resource inventory for community gardeners and other stakeholders. The community garden project will help participants in community gardens in North Carolina understand and reduce their potential exposure to pesticides and soil contaminants. Click here to see the full position description.
Please see the announcements below for a Health Specialist Position (deadline April 15, 2016) and a Biologist Position (deadline April 25, 2016). Please direct any questions to the contacts listed on the announcements.
The Division of Biomedical Technology, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology (BBCB) at the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), NIH, is recruiting for a Health Scientist Administrator (Program Officer) to manage research grants and other types of awards in its Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BCB) branch.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a field relevant to the position. They should have expertise and research experience in computational biology, bioinformatics, biostatistics, and/or data science for biomedical research. We prefer candidates with a broad background in the application of computation for solving biological problems or expertise in two or more of the areas listed above.
Familiarity with NIH extramural funding as an applicant, reviewer or NIH scientific administrator is a plus. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required, as well as the ability to integrate a formal area of expertise with other scientific fields.
The vacancy announcement will be open on Friday, March 4 and closed on March 16th, 2016. During the open period, it can be found on www.usajobs.gov under the vacancy announcement NIH-NIGMS-DE-16-1626844.
Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Staff Scientist Position
The Molecular Biology and Genetics Section (MBGS) in the Division of Intramural Research (DIR), National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), National Institutes of Health (NIH), seeks a Staff Scientist. Dr. Andrew Griffith is the Chief of MBGS, which utilizes human genetic approaches and mouse models to identify and characterize genes and molecular mechanisms underlying normal and disordered hearing and balance. The MBGS is currently expanding its focus to include translational and preclinical studies of therapeutics for disorders of hearing and balance. The NIDCD intramural program is comprised of a highly interactive and dynamic group of scientists at the forefront of research on communication disorders. The MBGS is located in the newly constructed, multi-disciplinary Porter Neuroscience Research Center on the main NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland.
The MBGS Staff Scientist serves as a laboratory leader who contributes to mentoring of postdoctoral fellows and other laboratory staff and trainees. The position requires outstanding interpersonal skills, teamwork, and excellent oral and written communication abilities. The MBGS Staff Scientist will have a doctoral degree, postdoctoral research fellowship experience, and an outstanding publication record. Requisite expertise includes molecular biology and genetics, use of mouse models, and light and confocal laser scanning microscopy. Experience in auditory, vestibular or other sensory biology is preferred. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae with bibliography, statement of interest, and names and contact information for three references to Karen Fischer at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be reviewed starting February 29, 2016, and accepted until the position is filled. HHS, NIH, and NIDCD are Equal Opportunity Employers.
For more information about the MBGS and NIDCD, please visit our website:
UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
Please see below the announcement for a position available as the University of Arizona’s SRP P42 Center Research Translation Core (RTC) Leader. If you have questions pertaining to the position, please send them directly to the contact listed in the announcement.