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MALARIA DRUG DISCOVERY
BASEL, SWITZERLAND

Applications are invited for a scientist to lead a team involved in the 
screening and evaluation of novel compounds for malaria drug 
development within a network of international collaborations.
You have a Ph.D. in biology or a related field, you have experience with 
malaria cell biology, cultivation and especially animal models. We prefer 
candidates having working experience in industry and having good 
managerial skills.
We offer an initial contract for 3 years, a competitive salary and good 
working conditions with an established team and an international 
consortium.
Applications with full CV and names of 3 referees should be addressed 
to: Dr. R. Brun, Swiss Tropical Institute, P.O. Box, CH-4002 Basel, 
Switzerland, or email: [email protected]

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DIRECTOR
DURHAM, NC

The Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) Epidemiologic Research and 
Information Center (ERIC) seeks a Director. The ERIC in Durham, NC 
is one of 3 national centers for epidemiology research in DVA. Duties: 
expand the center into health interventions, pharmacologic and medical 
device epidemiology by capitalizing on the unique databases available 
within DVA. REQUIRES: doctorate in epidemiology; substantial 
research and administrative experience; qualified for a faculty 
appointment in the Department of Epidemiology within the School of 
Public Health at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, 
or with the Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center; 
and US citizenship. Closing Date is February 20, 2002. Submit letter of 
interest and curriculum vitae to: Eugene Oddone, MD, MHSc Chair, 
Search Committee Director, Center for Health Services Research in 
Primary Care VA Medical Center (152), 508 Fulton Street, Durham, NC 
27705; Email: [email protected]; phone: 919-286-6936; or fax: 
919-416-5839. 

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RESEARCH CHAIR IN HEALTH INFORMATICS 
WATERLOO, CANADA

Initially funded through a 5-year commitment from the J. Wesley 
Graham Trust, the position is a joint appointment in the Department of 
Computer Science (in the Faculty of Mathematics) and the Faculty of 
Applied Health Sciences. The 2 faculties intend to establish a Health 
Informatics Research Institute which will collaborate with other 
Canadian universities in a research and graduate program in health 
informatics. REQUIRES: advanced degree at the doctoral level; 
demonstrated commitment to both research and teaching; and expertise 
in one or more of the following areas: health data mining, health AI and 
NLP, interactive multimedia health applications, health information 
management, intelligent information filtering, and telehealth. The 
appointment will be made at least at the Associate Professor level, and it 
is expected to commence between July 1, 2002 and Sept 1, 2002. Send 
resume or curriculum vitae or letter of intent to: Frank Tompa, 
University of Waterloo, Department of Computer Science, Waterloo, 
N2L 3G1 Canada; phone: (519) 888-4567 x3292; Fax: (519) 885-1208; 
or Email: [email protected] 

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NEW YORK DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

The New York Department of Health seeks candidates for the following 
positions. Send resume to Human Resources Management Group, 
BIOT/RS1&2/LCB, Room 2276, Corning Tower Building, Empire State 
Plaza, Albany, New York 12237-0012. Reference the Appropriate 
Vacancy Notice No.

RESEARCH SCIENTISTS 1
ALBANY, NY

Nine Research Scientists 1 (Grade 18) are sought for the Wadsworth 
Center. Duties: responsible for assisting in the development of improved 
assays for the diagnosis of human infections; research and development 
related to the standardization of assays based on nucleic acid 
amplification methods, including various possibilities for automation, 
with the goal of providing rapid turnaround time; and responsible for 
testing clinical and environmental samples under biosafety level 3 
protocols for evidence of organisms that have been identified as potential 
agents of biothreats. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree in microbiology or a 
related field (virology, biological sciences, chemistry, or physics); and 
two years of recent relevant experience in that field (thirty graduate 
hours leading to an advanced degree in an appropriate field may be 
substituted for one year of required experience.) Salary: $39K. Reference 
Vacancy Notice: #biotrs1.

RESEARCH SCIENTISTS 2
ALBANY, NY

Six Research Scientists 2 (Grade 22) are sought for the Wadsworth 
Center. Duties: within the Bioterrorism Response Laboratory, 
responsible for carrying out designated projects, reviewing and updating 
SOPs, maintaining quality control, coordinating and participating in 
training of technical staff, and preparing appropriate reports; and 
responsible for testing of specimens identified as threats of bioterrorism, 
as well as potential supervision of other staff members. The research 
projects may include, but will not be limited to, areas of protocol 
development for the rapid detection of bacterial and viral agents 
associated with bioterrorism activities, evaluating new protocols and 
methodologies, investigating antibiotic resistance in bacterial organisms, 
and investigating sporulation and germination of Bacillus sp. 
REQUIRES: doctorate in Microbiology, Virology or closely related 
field; or a master's degree in an appropriate field with two years of recent 
professional research experience; or a bachelor's degree and three years 
of recent relevant experience. Salary: $49K. Reference Vacancy Notice: 
#12515.

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HARVARD SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH

The Harvard School of Public Health seeks candidates for the following 
positions. Send resume and cover letter to: Harvard University, Resume 
Processing Center, Req#:_______, 11 Holyoke Street, Cambridge, MA 
02138. Reference the Requisition Number on the envelope and 
application.

RESEARCH SPECIALIST
BOSTON, MA

A Research Specialist is sought for the Physiology Department. Duties: 
performs experiments and determines usable information; performs any 
data and statistical analysis necessary for extracting usable information 
from the experimental results; responsible for developing protocols for 
running novel experiments; responsible for the write-up of pertinent 
information to the field for publication; and responsible for maintaining 
and designing new equipment and preparing protocols and programs 
necessary for experiments. REQUIRES: strong science background and 
demonstrated programming skills in laboratories. Reference Requisition 
No.: 12530.

RESEARCH ASSISTANT II
BOSTON, MA

A Research Assistant II is sought. Duties: be involved in a project 
involving health, social, poverty, labor, and disability policy; translating 
interviews; analyzing data and managing databases; researching 
manuscripts; assisting with writing grant proposals and correspondence; 
preparation of slides and graphics which include tables and graphs; and 
xeroxing, faxing and filing as necessary. REQUIRES: College degree or 
equivalent experience; must have experience with Windows 2000 and all 
Microsoft Office applications; excellent organization and communication 
skills; and fluency in Vietnamese and English. Reference Vacancy 
Requisition No.: 12449.

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CHIEF, ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE & SYSTEMS 
RESEARCH BRANCH
ATLANTA, GA

The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention seek a Chief, 
Organizational Performance and Systems Research Branch (GS-15) for 
the Public Health Practice Program Office (PHPPO). Duties: primary 
responsibility to plan, direct, evaluate and coordinate the activities of the 
Branch and to formulate and carry out the state and local research 
program activities of the Division; provides national and international 
leadership in health services research and evaluation issues as they affect 
Branch program activities; leads and conducts original research in 
addition to managing the research process; and plans and directs a 
program of health services research and evaluation studies for the 
Branch. REQUIRES: must meet the basic qualification requirements for 
the GS-15 level of the civil service General Schedule; have an earned 
doctoral level degree in medicine, biomedicine or a related field; be 
actively engaged in clinical research evaluation or in peer-reviewed 
original biomedical or behavioral research considered to be outstanding 
by their peers; national or international recognition within the scientific 
community as an authority in the practice of public health as 
demonstrated by invited manuscripts, presentations, and consultations; 
receipt of honors and awards; or the number and quality of original 
contributions to the literature; experience in developing and 
implementing national, State, or local policies and programs in public 
health to improve public health performance; experience that 
demonstrate the ability to conduct health services research related to 
public health systems; supervisory experience; and experience that 
indicates the ability to deal effectively with high-level governmental 
officials. Closing date: 2/15/02. Annual salary: $87-161K. Send one of 
the following: SF-171, OF-612, Curriculum Vitae, or a resume to: 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, HRMO, Announcement 
No.: RS10-02-008, 4770 Buford Highway, N.E., Mailstop K-07, 
Atlanta, GA 30341-3724, Attn: Connie Clayton. Reference Vacancy 
Announcement No.: RS10-02-008. For further information, contact Ms. 
Clayton at Phone No.: 770-488-1785 or Fax No.: 770-488-1944.

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CHIEF, SCIENTIFIC REVIEW BRANCH
ROCKVILLE, MD

The National Institutes of Health seek a Chief, Scientific Review Branch 
(GS-15) for the National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke 
(NINDS). Duties: act as focal point for the review and evaluation of 
applications for program projects, research centers and multicenter 
clinical trials, and training mechanisms concerned with clinical 
neurological disorders and basic neurological sciences; exercises broad 
staff level supervision for planning, organizing, monitoring, coordinating, 
implementing, and overseeing the technical merit review of grant 
applications and contract proposals dealing with basic and clinical 
neurological disorders; participates with Scientific Review 
Administrators and senior staff in assessing technical merit review 
procedures and policy determinations; serves as the primary NINDS 
resource person on these issues; and serves as the principal advisor to the 
Director, NINDS, the Associate Director for Extramural Research, and 
other key personnel on the technical merit review aspects of NINDS 
grant programs. REQUIRES: US citizenship; and one year of specialized 
experience equivalent to GS-14. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA) 
Statements: List any experience, awards, and/or training and educational 
courses that relate to the KSA's in detail as a way of demonstrating your 
level of competence in the KSA's: 1) Broad knowledge of contemporary 
basic and clinical neuroscience; 2) Knowledge of policies, procedures, 
rules, and regulations related to extramurally supported NIH projects; 3) 
Ability to lead a group of scientific experts in carrying out the technical 
merit review of applications; and 4) Ability to communicate effectively 
orally and writing. Closing date: 2/25/02. Annual salary: $92-114K. 
Send resume, Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF-612), 
or Application for Federal Employment (SF-171); and KSA Statements 
to: Attention: Luis Arvelo, (NINDS-01-0542), National Institutes of 
Health, NINDS Human Resources Office, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bldg. 
31a Rm 8a23, Bethesda, MD 20892. Reference Vacancy Announcement 
No.: NINDS-01-0542. Contact: Luis Arvelo at Phone No.: (301) 496-
6334 with questions. 

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HEALTH SCIENTIST ADMINISTRATOR / NURSE 
CONSULTANT
BETHESDA, MD

The National Institutes of Health seek a Health Scientist Administrator / 
Nurse Consultant (GS-13/14). Duties: provide leadership for planning 
and directing research activities in nursing research; provides technical 
administration and scientific and programmatic evaluation of research 
grants; advises other extramural program staff of significant research 
findings; and represents the NINR extramural program of nursing 
research at NIH initial review meetings and site visits.  REQUIRES: one 
year of experience which is comparable in difficulty and responsibility to 
the next lower grade level in the federal service; and qualifications at the 
doctoral level or equivalent in a scientific field. Knowledge, Skills, and 
Abilities (KSA) Statements: Applicants must list any experience, awards, 
and/or training and educational courses that relate to the KSA's in detail 
as a way of demonstrating their level of competence in the KSA's: 1) 
Professional knowledge of the principles, theories, and practices 
applicable to the scientific filed of biomedical and behavioral research; 2) 
Knowledge of behavioral, biological, and/or social sciences, and public 
health as it relates to nursing research; 3) Ability to manipulate 
computerized scientific data; 4) Ability to plan and manage a research 
program involving complex administrative and management issues; 5) 
Ability to meet and interact with scientific and health professionals; 6) 
Ability to orally communicate scientific and administrative information to 
a wide variety of both scientific and on scientific audiences within and 
outside the government; 7) Ability to write clearly, logically, and 
persuasively on complex scientific topics for a diverse scientific and non-
scientific audience; and 8) Ability to organize, plan, and manage group 
meetings. Closing date: 3/15/02. Annual salary: $63-97K. Send resume, 
Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF-612), or Application 
for Federal Employment (SF-171); and KSA Statements to: Attention:  
Greta Harrington (NINR-01-0060A), National Institutes of Health, 
NINR Human Resources Office, 31 Center Drive - Msc 2178 - Room 
2178, Bethesda, MD 20892-2178 or Fax No.: 301-480-4160. Reference 
Vacancy Announcement No.: NINR-01-0060A. Contact Greta 
Harrington at Phone No.: (301) 402-2631 with questions. 

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HEALTH SCIENTIST ADMINISTRATOR
BETHESDA, MD

The National Institutes of Health seek a Health Scientist Administrator 
(GS-13/14) for the NIAID Human Resources Office. Duties: serves as 
the principal Prevention Sciences Branch staff person with expertise in 
social and behavioral theory and research as it relates to HIV prevention; 
assure that prevention research efforts in the areas of behavioral 
interventions and substance use are effectively coordinated with other 
pertinent NIH Institutes, Centers, and Offices (e.g., National Institute on 
Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse, National Institute on Drug Abuse, 
National Institute of Mental Health); Federal agencies other than NIH, 
and non-Federal HIV prevention programs and initiatives so as to 
maximize the unique capabilities and strengths of NIAID Division of 
AIDS (DAIDS) in biomedical research; and provide leadership in 
establishing a research agenda on social and behavioral aspects of topical 
microbicide adoption and utilization. REQUIRES: Ph.D. (or equivalent 
doctoral degree) in an accredited college or university, including 
acceptance of the dissertation, in an academic field of the health or 
pertinent sciences allied to health or health-related research or have 
successfully completed a full 4-year course of study in an academic field 
of the health or pertinent sciences which has been applied and utilized by 
the applicant in health or health-related research and, in addition, at least 
1 year of qualifying progressively responsible experience. Knowledge, 
Skills, and Abilities (KSA) Statements: Applicants must list any 
experience, awards, and/or training and educational courses that relate to 
the KSA's in detail as a way of demonstrating their level of competence 
in the KSA's: 1) Knowledge of HIV and or STD infection and 
transmission, the development and evaluation of methods to prevent 
modes of transmission, and the scientific, social and political 
impediments to progress in the prevention of HIV/STD infections in the 
at-risk populations; 2) Ability to plan, implement, and manage 
Government-sponsored basic, applied, and clinical research projects and 
studies involving complex administrative and management issues; and 3) 
Skill in oral and written communications. Closing date: 2/27/02. Annual 
salary: $75-97K. Send resume, Optional Application for Federal 
Employment (OF-612), or Application for Federal Employment (SF-
171); and KSA Statements to:  Attention: Susan Anderson (NIAID-01-
083B), National Institutes of Health, NIAID Human Resources Office, 
Office of Human Resources Management, Bldg. 31/7A-27, 31 Ctr. Drive 
MSC 2520, Bethesda, MD 20892-2520 or Fax No.: 301-493-0595. 
Reference Vacancy Announcement No.: NIAID-01-083B. Contact 
Susan Anderson at Phone No.: (301) 496-4634 with questions. 

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NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH

The National Institutes of Health seeks candidates for the following 
positions. Send resume, Optional Application for Federal Employment 
(OF-612), or Application for Federal Employment (SF-171); and KSA 
Statements to:  Attention: Sheri Liggett (NIAAA-02-0205), National 
Institutes of Health, NIAAA Human Resources Office, 6000 Executive 
Blvd., Rm 406, Bethesda, MD 20892 or Fax No.: 301-443-1396. 
Reference the Appropriate Vacancy Announcement Number. Contact 
Sheri Liggett at Phone No.: (301) 443-1686 with questions. 

HEALTH SCIENTIST ADMINISTRATOR
ROCKVILLE, MD

A Health Scientist Administrator (GS-15) is sought for the Division of 
Basic Research. Duties: responsibility for continuous participation in the 
development, direction, coordination and evaluation of the programs and 
activities of the division; for stimulating and coordinating research, 
developmental and evaluative programs; responsible for expanding the 
resources of alcoholism research both nationally and internationally; and 
participates fully in planning, interpretation, execution and administration 
of basic and applied research programs into the causes and consequences 
of alcohol abuse and alcoholism, including research in the behavioral, 
clinical, biological and pharmacological sciences. REQUIRES: U.S. 
citizenship; M.D. or Ph.D.; worked independently in planning, 
organizing, and conducting biomedical, behavioral health, or health-
related research; served effectively in research program administration in 
these fields; and acquired an understanding of the history, interests, 
internal dynamics, and relationships of organizations in which health 
research in conducted. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA) 
Statements: Applicants must list any experience, awards, and/or training 
and educational courses that relate to the KSA's in detail as a way of 
demonstrating their level of competence in the KSA's: 1) Ability to plan 
and manage major extramural research programs involving complex 
administrative and management issues; 2) Research experience in 
biomedical or neuroscience research; 3) Knowledge of biomedical 
research with broad scientific impact and significance; and 4) Ability to 
communicate orally and in writing. Closing date: 2/27/02. Annual 
salary: $92-120K. Reference Vacancy Announcement No.: NIAAA-02-
0205. 

HEALTH SCIENTIST ADMINISTRATOR, GENETICS
ROCKVILLE, MD

A Health Scientist Administrator, Genetics (GS-13/14) is sought for the 
Neurogenetics Research Program. Duties: provides scientific guidance, 
direction and management for a major research portfolio of the 
Neurosciences and Behavioral Research Branch; and support research to 
provide scientific leadership and direction for a major program area in 
the genetics of human alcoholism including quantitative and statistical 
genetics, population genetics, genetic epidemiology and behavioral 
genetics. REQUIRES: US citizenship; successful completion of all 
requirements for a Ph.D. (or equivalent doctoral degree) in an accredited 
college or university in an academic field of the health or pertinent 
sciences, or successful completion of a full four-year course of study in 
an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher 
degree, with major study in an academic field of the health or pertinent 
sciences which has been applied and utilized by the applicant in health or 
health-related research and, in addition, at least one year of qualifying, 
progressively responsible experience, or any equivalent combination of 
graduate study and research experience in these fields. Knowledge, 
Skills, and Abilities (KSA) Statements: Applicants must list any 
experience, awards, and/or training and educational courses that relate to 
the KSA's in detail as a way of demonstrating their level of competence 
in the KSA's: 1) Ability to plan and manage major research programs 
involving complex administrative and management issues; 2) Knowledge 
of basic and applied research approaches and techniques; 3) Professional 
knowledge of the principles, theories and practices applicable to the 
scientific fields of quantitative and statistical genetics, population 
genetics and behavioral genetics and the disciplines of neurosciences and 
behavioral sciences; 4) Ability to orally communicate scientific and 
administrative information; and 5) Ability to write clearly, logically, and 
persuasively on complex scientific topics. Closing date: 2/15/02. Annual 
salary: $66-102K. Reference Vacancy Announcement No.: NIAAA-02-
0207. 

HEALTH SCIENTIST ADMINISTRATOR, MOLECULAR 
GENETICIST
ROCKVILLE, MD

A Health Scientist Administrator, Molecular Geneticist (GS-13/14) is 
sought. Duties: provides scientific guidance, direction and management 
for a major research portfolio of the Neurosciences and Behavioral 
Research Branch; and support research and to provide scientific 
leadership and direction in the search for genes that influence 
vulnerability to alcoholism. REQUIRES: Ph.D. (or equivalent doctoral 
degree) in an accredited college or university in an academic field or the 
health or pertinent sciences, or successful completion of a full four-year 
course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a 
bachelor or higher degree, with major study in an academic field of the 
health or pertinent sciences which has been applied and utilized by the 
applicant in health or health-related research and, in addition, at least one 
year of qualifying, progressively responsible experience, or any 
equivalent combination of graduate study and research experience in 
these fields. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA) Statements: 
Applicants must list any experience, awards, and/or training and 
educational courses that relate to the KSA's in detail as a way of 
demonstrating their level of competence in the KSA's: 1) Ability to plan 
and manage major research programs involving complex administrative 
and management issues; 2) Knowledge of basic and applied research 
approaches and techniques; 3) Professional knowledge of the principles, 
theories and practices applicable to the scientific fields of molecular 
genetics and molecular neurobiology and the disciplines of molecular 
biology, neurosciences and behavioral sciences; 4) Ability to orally 
communicate scientific and administrative information to a wide variety 
of both scientific and non-scientific personnel within and outside the 
agency; and 5) Ability to write clearly, logically, and persuasively on 
complex scientific topics for a diverse scientific and non-scientific 
audience. Closing date: 2/15/02. Reference Vacancy Announcement 
No.: NIAAA-02-0208.

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HEALTH SCIENTIST ADMINISTRATOR, MEDICAL OFFICER
ROCKVILLE, MD

The National Institutes of Health seeks a Health Scientist Administrator, 
Medical Officer (GS-12/14). Duties: responsible for research program 
administration in one or more of the following areas in Neuroscience: 
Systems Neuroscience; Cognitive Neuroscience; Human Cognition and 
Behavior; analyzes appropriateness of research studies being proposed 
for Institute funding; evaluates grant and contract proposals as to their 
expected results and importance to program development; makes 
recommendations concerning funding of specific grants and contracts; 
and prepares periodic progress reports on the state of research and 
research training efforts in the area of neuroscience as gleaned from 
scientific forums, publications, and progress reports of grantees and 
contractors. REQUIRES: U.S. citizenship; successful completion of all 
requirements for a Ph.D. (or equivalent doctoral degree) in an academic 
field of the health or pertinent science allied to health or health-related 
research or at least 1 year experience or graduate study and research 
experience in the biomedical and behavioral sciences related to 
neuroscience; and one year of experience equivalent to at least the next 
lower grade level that demonstrated ability to do significant medical 
research in a particular medical field. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 
(KSA) Statements: Applicants must list any experience, awards, and/or 
training and educational courses that relate to the KSA's in detail as a 
way of demonstrating their level of competence in the KSA's: 1) 
Knowledge of any area of current biomedical or behavioral research 
which could make contributions to research; 2) Knowledge of policies, 
procedures, rules, and regulations related to the review and management 
of extramurally supported projects and/or grants; 3) Leadership 
experience and the ability to communicate effectively, orally and in 
writing, with both scientific and lay communities; and 4) Ability to 
participate creatively in the process of managing a program of 
extramurally supported projects. Closing date: March 11, 2002. Annual 
salary: $56-103K. Send resume, Optional Application for Federal 
Employment (OF-612), or Application for Federal Employment (SF-
171); and KSA Statements to: Attention:  Luis Arvelo (NINDS-02-
0553), National Institutes of Health, NINDS Human Resources Office, 
9000 Rockville Pike, Bldg. 31a Rm 8a23, Bethesda, MD 20892 or Fax 
No.: 301-480-0383. Reference Vacancy Announcement No.: NINDS-
02-0553. Contact Luis Arvelo at Phone No.: (301) 496-6334 with 
questions.

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INTERDISCIPLINARY
BETHESDA, MD

The National Institutes of Health seek candidates for an Interdisciplinary 
position (GS-14) for the Division of Allergy, Immunology and 
Transplantation. Duties: responsible for collaboration with other DAIT 
staff in the design, execution, and analysis of clinical protocols for phase 
I, II and III studies in the areas of research sponsored by the DAIT; and 
provide advice and facilitate interactions of program staff and 
investigators with the FDA clinical reviewers on protocols supported by 
DAIT, including studies from the Immune Tolerance Network, the 
Autoimmunity Centers for Excellence, the Cooperative Clinical Trials in 
Pediatric Transplantation, the Inner City Asthma Consortium, the 
Cooperative Clinical Trials in Kidney Transplantation, and DAIT grants 
and contracts that support clinical research. REQUIRES: Doctor of 
Medicine or Osteopathy from a school in the United States or Canada 
OR Ph.D. (or equivalent doctoral degree), including acceptance of the 
dissertation, in an academic field of the health or pertinent sciences (e.g. 
biochemistry, molecular biology, microbiology, virology,etc.) allied to 
health or health-related research; must have worked independently in 
planning, organizing, and conducting biomedical, behavorial health, or 
health-related research; must have served effectively in research program  
administration in these fields; and must have acquired an understanding 
of the history, interests, internal dynamics, and relationships of 
organizations in which health research is conducted. Knowledge, Skills, 
and Abilities (KSA) Statements: Applicants must list any experience, 
awards, and/or training and educational courses that relate to the KSA's 
in detail as a way of demonstrating their level of competence in the 
KSA's: 1) Knowledge of clinical research trials, including methodology, 
design, implementation, monitoring and/or assessment; 2) Ability to plan, 
implement, and manage Government-sponsored basic, applied, and 
clinical research projects and studies involving complex administrative 
and management issues; and skill in oral and written communications. 
Closing date: February 11, 2002. Annual salary: $75-98K. Submit a 
resume, Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF-612) or other 
written application format of your choice; and KSA Statements to 
Attention:  Sheila Conner (NIAID-01-178), National Institutes of 
Health, NIAID Human Resources Office, Office of Human Resources 
Management, Bldg. 31/7A-27, 31 Ctr. Drive MSC 2520, Bethesda, MD 
20892-2520 or Fax No.: 301-493-0595. Reference Vacancy 
Announcement No.: NIAID-01-178. Contact Sheila Conner at Phone 
No.: (301) 496-4634. 

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MEDICAL OFFICER
ROCKVILLE, MD

The National Institutes of Health seek a Medical Officer (GS-13/14). 
Duties: assume responsibility for leadership in shaping the future of 
research in childhood neurological disorders; responsible for managing 
clinical research grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts to 
evaluate risk factors and causes of disease and disability, and potential 
therapies for neurological disorders, primarily in the pediatric population; 
and for assuring that research of the highest priority is being considered. 
REQUIRES: doctorate, e.g., Ph.D. or Sc.D. (in addition of the Doctor 
of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy degree) from an accredited college 
or university in a field of science directly related to medicine and closely 
allied to the position to be filled; must be board eligible in his/her 
specialty field; and must be a pediatric neurologist or developmental 
pediatrician with experience or training in clinical research, including 
study design, methodology, or management. Knowledge, Skills, and 
Abilities (KSA) Statements: Applicants must list any experience, awards, 
and/or training and educational courses that relate to the KSA's in detail 
as a way of demonstrating their level of competence in the KSA's: 1) 
Broad knowledge of contemporary clinical medical/pediatric practice; 2) 
Ability to formulate research questions, scientific objectives, and analyze 
and interpret data; 3) Knowledge of clinical research study trial and 
methodology, design implementation, and analysis; and 4) Ability to 
organize others and work in a complex environment. Closing date: 
2/28/02. Annual salary: $74-104K. Send resume, Optional Application 
for Federal Employment (OF-612), or Application for Federal 
Employment (SF-171); and KSA Statements to: Attention:  Luis Arvelo 
(NINDS-01-0532), National Institutes of Health, NINDS Human 
Resources Office, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bldg. 31a Rm 8a23, Bethesda, 
MD 20892 or Fax No.: 301-480-0383. Reference Vacancy 
Announcement No.: NINDS-01-0532. Contact Luis Arvelo at Phone 
No.: (301) 496-6334 with questions.

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