If you are interested in conducting research on topics related to bioethics and health policy, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center is looking for a Research Bioethicist to join Department of Bioethics.
The NIH Clinical Center is a 200-bed research hospital dedicated to translational clinical research. The Department of Bioethics is a center for research, training, and service related to bioethical issues. The Department conducts conceptual, empirical, and policy-related research into bioethical issues and provides high quality ethics consultation services to clinicians, patients, and families of the NIH's Clinical Center.
The ideal candidate should have extensive experience in bioethics demonstrating ability to provide bioethics consultation, education, and conduct original research. Of critical importance is the candidate's ability to address important and unresolved issues through planning and implementing research programs and providing quality consultation and education. Although not required, the ideal candidate would have a Ph.D. or equivalent and more than 5 years of experience in bioethics.
This is a Title 5 federal appointment in the competitive service. You must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. National. Foreign nationals or legal permanent residents are not eligible for consideration. This appointment offers federal benefits. A full benefits package includes retirement, health, life and long term care insurance, Thrift Savings Plan participation, etc.
DHHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers
All candidates must apply online at USA Jobs: https://www.usajobs.gov. You must submit all required documents listed on the announcement, including submitting your resume with sufficient details to determine if you meet the qualifying experience identified on the vacancy announcement, NIH-CC-DE-18-10267540, on the USA Jobs website, applications will open on September 4, 2018 and will close on September 13, 2018.
Internal Number: NIH-CC-DE-18-10267540
About Government Research Hospital
The National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, America's research hospital, is located on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland. Through clinical research, clinician-investigators translate laboratory discoveries into better treatments, therapies and interventions to improve the nation's health. At the NIH Clinical Center, clinical research participants—more than 500,000 since the hospital opened in 1953—are active partners in medical discovery, a partnership that has resulted in a long list of medical milestones, including development of chemotherapy for cancer; the first use of an immunotoxin to treat a malignancy identification of the genes that cause kidney cancer, leading to the development of six new, targeted treatments for advanced kidney cancer; the demonstration that lithium helps depression; the first gene therapy; the first treatment of AIDS (with AZT); and the development of tests to detect AIDS/HIV and hepatitis viruses in blood, which led to a safer blood supply. Patients come from all 50 states and from around the world.