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Staff Clinician - Core Director - Reverse Phenotyping Core

National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland

Position Description:

The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), a major research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is seeking exceptional candidates for a Staff Clinician position in the Intramural Research Program (IRP), Medical Genomics and Metabolic Genetics Branch (MGMGB), Reverse Phenotyping Core (RPC). RPC develops a cohort of sequenced individuals who are available for post-hoc phenotyping and supports intramural investigators in using this cohort and perform selected phenotyping projects.


Candidates must have a M.D. and minimum of two years’ experience in 1) patient care and clinical research activities and 2) designing bioinformatics and related experiments and expertise in appropriate programming languages (e.g., Perl, Java, R, Python, Unix), as well as the ability to use machine learning and related techniques. The candidate must. have experience and qualifications in using large genomic and phenotypic/clinical datasets. The Staff Clinician will be the Core Director and will be responsible for leading the RPC performing computational data assessment; analyzing genomic, multi-‘omic, and clinical data; applying machine learning and related techniques to genetic and medical conditions; mentoring junior staff and collaborating with NHGRI and other investigators. The candidate must also be board certified either in pediatrics, internal medicine, family medicine or clinical genetics (preferred). Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

To Apply:

Applicants should send curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation to Leslie Biesecker, M.D.,


This post will be available until November 18, 2020 or until filled.

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