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Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Program Officer (Bioinformatics)

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
USA-MD-Bethesda
Program Officer
Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health
National Institute of General Medical Sciences
Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

HEALTH SCIENTIST ADMINISTRATOR

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), a major research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is seeking applications from exceptional scientists to serve as Program Officer in the Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (CBCB). The Center leads several exciting initiatives, including the National Centers for Systems Biology and the Joint NSF/NIGMS Mathematical Biology program. CBCB is young and growing, and positioned as a focal point of trans-NIH activities including the Biomedical Informatics Science and Technology Initiative (BISTI) and the NIH Roadmap National Centers for Biomedical Computing (NCBC) program. The Institute is seeking an individual with scientific, administrative, and leadership credentials who can manage individual grant programs in bioinformatics/computational biology. Biostatistics and mathematical modeling of biological systems fall within this scope. Information about the Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology can be found at: http://www.nigms.nih.gov/About/Overview/cbcb.htm

Qualifications: The successful individual will possess a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree in a field relevant to the position, have research experience in bioinformatics, computational biology or related fields, in-depth knowledge of computational science in the context of biological processes, leadership and managerial skills, and strong oral and written communication skills. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.

Salary: The current salary range is $98,033 – $127,442, depending on experience and accomplishments; a full Civil Service package of benefits (including retirement, health, life and long term care insurance, Thrift Savings Plan participation, etc.) is available. Recruitment or relocation incentive may be awarded and moving expenses will be paid.

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Job Information
Position Type: Other
Reference (Job ID number): NIGMS-08-284385-CR-D
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Full Time
Status: open
Contact Information
The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (CBCB)
Jennifer Gilman
gilmanjen@od.nih.gov
Tel. Number: (301) 594-2256
http://ethics.od.nih.gov

How to Apply: Position requirements and detailed application procedures are provided in vacancy announcement NIGMS-08-284385-CR-DE, which can be obtained by accessing the NIGMS website at http://www.nigms.nih.gov. All applications and supplemental information must be received no later than September 4, 2008. For additional information, contact Ms. Jennifer Gilman at (301) 594-2256.

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