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Staff Clinician-Non-Invasive Cardiologist

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland

Position Description:

The Division of Intramural Research (DIR) of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) is seeking to recruit an outstanding non-invasive Cardiologist Staff Clinician, to provide patient care, teaching, and research within the Cardiovascular Branch. The successful candidate will provide cardiology care to both inpatients and outpatients, support the Echocardiography Laboratory, participate in activities of the cardiology section and conduct research.

The Cardiovascular Branch of the NHLBI conducts research on diseases that affect the heart, blood, blood vessels and lungs with specific projects aimed to answer clinically relevant issues using methods ranging from a molecular level up to and including clinical projects in diagnostics, therapeutics and interventions; and emphasize creation of an environment where scientists and physician scientists can work together on disease specific issues using the most appropriate approaches available in the spectrum between the bench and the bedside. 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 existing faculty in the NHLBI DIR is an outstanding group of internationally recognized biomedical researchers covering a wide range of basic and clinical research topics (please see https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/research/intramural) complemented by the other research institutes within the DIR (please see http://www.nih.gov/science/#campus).
Appointees may be US citizens, resident aliens, or non-resident aliens with or eligible to obtain a valid employment authorized visa.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate should be a board-certified/eligible cardiologist with strong commitment to patient care, strong teaching and clinical skills, and desire for translational research. Salary is commensurate with experience and accomplishments.

To Apply:

The review of applications will begin on rolling basis as complete application packages are submitted.

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 via email to:

Maria Gonzalez-Stoltzfus
gonzamar@nhlbi.nih.gov

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