Posts tagged Career Options: Government Research

Job Posting: Tenure Track or Tenure-Eligible Position, Molecular Biology, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, MD

Rachel Howell
October 22, 2014

A tenure track or tenure-eligible position is available for an individual who is interested in developing an independent research program, or has a demonstrated track record of research excellence, in an area of modern mechanistic molecular biology. Current research in this laboratory includes such diverse areas as chromatin-based gene regulation, DNA recombination and repair, bacterial cell division, muscle development, protein trafficking, and structural biology in a wide spectrum of systems.

Job Posting: Early Independent Scientists in the NIH Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD

Rachel Howell
October 15, 2014

The National Institutes of Health, the nation's premier agency for biomedical and behavioral research, is recruiting for Early Independent Scientists in the NIH Intramural Research Program (IRP). We are looking for new Ph.D., M.D., D.D.S. and equivalent doctoral researchers who have the creativity, intellect and maturity to flourish in an independent research position.

Free webinar about writing a federal resume

Kim Petrie
October 10, 2014

If you are applying for federal jobs, you may want to tune in for a FREE webinar from USAJobs about writing a federal resume.  The webinar will be Friday, October 17 from 1:30-3:00PM EST. More details are available on their website: https://my.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/SpotlightDetails?contentID=470   Registration is limited to 1500 slots and I expect they will go fast, so sign up ASAP!

Job Opportunity: Supervisory Immunologist,NIAID Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation, NIH, Bethesda MD

Rachel Howell
September 24, 2014

The NIAID Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation (DAIT) Basic Immunology Branch has an opening for a supervisory immunologist, who will serve as branch chief and provide oversight and direction for a staff of 12 doctoral-level scientists managing research contracts and grants on a broad spectrum of topics, ranging from mechanisms of ontogeny of the immune system to defining immune signatures of response to vaccination.

Job Opportunity: Scientific Review Officers, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda MD

Rachel Howell
September 24, 2014

National Institute on Aging is planning to recruit two Scientific Review Officers with area of focus being: · Neurosciences, preferably expertise in Alzheimer's disease· Behavioral and Social Sciences  The information about the advertisement is available at: Health Scientist Administrator (Scientific Review Officer) - GS-13/14 OPEN PERIOD: Monday, September 22, 2014 to Friday, September 26, 2014

Job Opportunity: Biologist (term), National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease, Bethesda MD

Rachel Howell
September 24, 2014

JOB SUMMARY:The NIH is the premier biomedical research center for the world. Its 27 Institutes and Centers employ approximately 18,000 employees doing a vast array of jobs, all supporting efforts for a healthy nation. For information on the NIH mission, goals, and Institutes and Centers, visit NIH Overview

PMFs in Diplomacy and Development: Google+ Hangout for Prospective 2015 PMFs

Rachel Howell
September 19, 2014

The PMF program began in 1977 to help graduate students with advanced degrees in public policy or law transition to a career in the federal government. Over time, the program expanded to include more than just law and public policy, and in 2014, the PMF program began recruiting graduate students and postdocs in science, technology, engineering, and math through a new PMF-STEM track. Last year 91 applicants were selected as PMF-STEM finalists.

Job Opportunity: Tenure-Track Investigator, Clinical Research in Neuroscience, NIH, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda MD

Rachel Howell
September 17, 2014

Build a research program that matches your vision! The Division of Intramural Research Programs (DIRP) of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), National Institutes of Health (NIH), invites outstanding individuals to apply for tenure-track positions in areas of clinical or translational research in mental health. The NIMH DIRP currently has clinical research programs to support new applicants in the areas of child and adult psychiatry, cognitive/affective neuroscience, mood and anxiety, psychosis, and functional imaging (MRI, PET, MRS, and MEG).

Tenure-Track/Tenure Eligible Investigator, Basic Research Neuroscience, NIH, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda MD

Rachel Howell
September 17, 2014

Build a research program that matches your vision! The Division of Intramural Research Programs (DIRP) of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), National Institutes of Health (NIH), invites outstanding individuals to apply for tenure-track positions in areas of basic research of mental health. The NIMH DIRP currently has resources to support new applicants in neurodevelopment, neurobiology of cognition and affective neuroscience, neural circuits, synaptic function, and neuroimaging.

Job Opportunity: Tenure-Track “Earl Stadtman Investigators," NIH, Bethesda MD

Rachel Howell
September 10, 2014

The National Institutes of Health, the U.S. government's premier biomedical and behavioral research enterprise, is pleased to announce its sixth annual call for "NIH Earl Stadtman Investigators," a broad recruitment of tenure-track investigators (assistant professor equivalent) for all NIH intramural programs. Scientific discoveries from our intramural laboratories, with their extensive infrastructure and critical mass of expertise, have a crucial role in both maintaining America's research excellence and advancing medical treatments and cures.

Job Opportunity: Bioethics Postdoctoral Fellowship, Clinical Center, Department of Bioethics, NIH, Bethesda, MD

Rachel Howell
July 31, 2014

Our interdisciplinary department strives to create an academic environment where our fellows have the freedom and support to develop and implement their own independent scholarship agenda, with guidance from faculty mentors. Post baccalaureate and post doctoral fellows participate in the activities and the intellectual life of the department and study ethical issues related to conduct of research, clinical practice, genetics and health policy. Fellows will conduct mentored theoretical and empirical research on a range of bioethical fields of interest.

ASBMB Graduate Student and Postdoc Fall Capitol Hill Day

Rachel Howell
July 10, 2014
Posted in Announcements

This September, YOU can significantly impact the debate over the importance of research funding. Congressional leaders look forward to meeting with residents from their district and rely upon input from their constituents when making decisions. In describing your research, you can highlight the importance and successes of your research, discuss the impact of government-funded research on human health and establish a personal connection with your representative and his/her staff. So how can you accomplish this?

Two Part Series on Government Jobs from the NIH

Rachel Howell
June 23, 2014

The NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education has a careers blog that recently featured an excellent two-part series on Government Jobs. The first post features how to find and read job ads, including how to interpret what the salary range means, what an “open period” means, and understanding “series and grade.” The second post highlights federal agencies that hire science-specific jobs.

Master list of federally funded R&D centers

Kim Petrie
June 4, 2014

One of the speaker's at the 2014 Annual Career Symposium, Dr. Morell-Falvey, is a scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. In her Symposium presentation and the break-out sessions, Dr. Morell-Falvey highlighted the many ways that her career is similar to scientific careers in academia. She manages research projects and research facilities. Through an affiliation with nearby University of Tennessee, Dr. Morell-Falvey stays engaged in training and mentoring of doctoral students. Her job provides similar flexibility as academia.

Job Opportunity: Research Nutritionist, Research Associate, USDA

Kate Stuart
April 21, 2014

Job title:                      Research Nutritionist, Research Associate, GS-0630-11Department:                 Department of AgricultureAgency:                       Agricultural Research ServiceJob Announcement No:           RA-14-012-HPosition Information:   Full-Time- Excepted Service Term NTE 2 Years

FDA/Center for Devices and Radiological Health employment

Kate Stuart
April 4, 2014

The Center for Devices and Radiological Health's Office of Device Evaluation is searching for outstanding biomedical, electrical and mechanical engineers, material scientists, biologists, chemists interested in being challenged by participating in the review of new medical devices to determine their safety and effectiveness prior to their introduction to the marketplace. How to apply: Interested candidates should send a Resume or CV to:

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