This position is located in the NIH Clinical Center, Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Frank Laboratory. The Frank Laboratory performs independent research focusing on developing and improving the effectiveness of cellular based therapy in the treatment of diseases and interrogating the molecular and cellular effects of therapeutic ultrasound in tissues and diseases. The Frank Laboratory also develops cellular and molecular imaging techniques to track infused cells to determine mechanism of action as part of regenerative medicine strategy for the treatment of disease.
We are seeking an individual with an MD, PhD or MD/PhD, 3-5 years of post-graduate training in one or more areas including; biomedical engineering, experimental models, molecular/cellular biology, molecular imaging, focused ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging or related fields. The incumbent will be responsible for performing a wide variety of complex laboratory procedures involving cell culture, cellular/molecular biology techniques, bioinformatics, experimental animal procedures, histology and immunofluorescence and molecular imaging. The ideal candidate will have sufficient experience to: analyze, interpret, evaluate research data, and carry out assignments; determine relevancy and use of research information; prepare, provide, and evaluate experimental designs and related documentation; perform and interpret data, and quantitative image analyses. The incumbent will work closely with the Senior Investigator and Staff Scientist and in training fellows and students. Additionally the incumbent will evaluate research data and writing, publish papers, and present at scientific meetings.
To apply to this position, please send your resume and cover letter to the attention of Luke Taylor, Administrative Officer OAM/CC, at email@example.com. Applications received by March 31, 2019 will receive first consideration. Salary is commensurate with experience.
If you are selected for this position, you would be hired under the Federal T42 appointment mechanism.
The T42 appointment mechanism involves an excepted service, renewable appointment with full federal benefits. A full benefits package includes retirement, health, life and long-term care insurance, Thrift Savings Plan participation, etc. Coverage of relocation expenses is available.
HHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers. Selection for this position will be based solely on merit, without discrimination for non-merit reasons such as race, color, religion, sex, national origin, politics, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental handicap, age or membership or non-membership in an employee organization. All applicants will be subject to a background investigation. HHS and NIH are equal opportunity employers
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