View Full Version : NIAID Pos. Vac. - Deputy Director of the Division of Extramural Activities (Deadline 14 Apr 2012)

February 17th, 2012, 21:01
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The selected candidate will serve as deputy to the DEA director and fully share responsibility for managing DEA’s grants, contracts, peer review, and policy functions. In collaboration with the director, the deputy participates in the planning, administration, development, and evaluation of DEA’s research management programs and in directing, overseeing, and evaluating DEA’s ongoing activities through subordinate supervisors, project leaders, program specialists, and contract employees. The deputy also has full responsibility to manage the DEA units and staff responsible for coordination of training and career development programs, small business innovative research, and international extramural research policies. The deputy represents the division at NIAID, NIH, national, and international meetings and conferences; makes scientific policy presentations at scientific/medical meetings; and serves as a key advisor to the directors of DEA and NIAID. The chosen candidate must have the ability to encourage participation and partnering with public and private/commercial entities to transition basic research knowledge into the development of products that will improve human health in the United States and globally.

Applicants must have an M.D., Ph.D., or equivalent degree, be a U.S. citizen, and exhibit a broad scientific management vision; an ability to lead staff; an outstanding ability to communicate with diverse audiences; flexibility in responding to multiple and rapidly emerging issues; and a demonstrated expertise in supervision and management of a broad and complex biomedical research program encompassing one or more of the following areas: biomedical research relevant to the NIAID mission, research training and career development, international research collaborations, or small business biotechnology research development.