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Senior Clinical Pharmacologist

Clinical Center, Bethesda, Maryland

Position Description:

The Clinical Pharmacology Laboratory of the NIH Clinical Center is seeking to recruit an outstanding Staff Scientist to fill the position of the Senior Clinical Pharmacologist. The Senior Clinical Pharmacologist of the Clinical Pharmacology Laboratory (CPL) reports directly to Dr. William Figg, head of the CPL and Director of the NCI Clinical Pharmacology Program. The primary purpose of the incumbent is to provide leadership and direction in conducting pharmacometrics, clinical trial design, drug interaction studies, pharmacokinetic analysis and modeling, pharmacokinetic sampling, pharmacogenetics studies, assess metabolism, characterize bioavailability, data analysis, and other aspects of clinical pharmacology. The incumbent leads a team that includes pharmacologists and chemists who are supporting the clinical research activities of the CPL. There are strong interactions with a wide range of independent research groups, and the position offers exceptional opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration within and outside of the NIH.


The successful candidate should have a strong track record of achievement, expertise and experience in the area of Pharmacology. Applicants must have an M.D., PhD., PharmD or equivalent. Salary is commensurate with research experience and accomplishments. Appointees may be US citizens, resident aliens, or non-resident aliens with or eligible to obtain a valid employment authorized visa.

To Apply:

Please include in your CV a description of mentoring and outreach activities in which you have been involved, especially those involving women and persons from other groups which are underrepresented in biomedical research. Applicants should send a 1-2 page descriptive letter of interest and research proposal, curriculum vitae and complete bibliography, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to:

Niktina Lewis

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The NIH is dedicated to building a community in its training and employment programs and encourages the application and nomination of qualified women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities.