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Announcement No. NIA-IRP-09-02
Duty Station: Baltimore
The National Institute on Aging (NIA), a major research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is recruiting for a Staff Scientist (Facility Head) who will serve as the Statistical Genetics Director of the Laboratory of Genetics (LG), Intramural Research Program (IRP), in Baltimore, MD. The incumbent will be responsible for collaborating in and coordinating statistical genetic and epidemiological analyses of aging-related human conditions and diseases. The collaborative research includes the adaptation or development of new analytic programs with participation in an interactive group studying genetic and epidemiological data for selected aging-related phenotypes in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging; in other outbred populations; and in the Sardinian "founder population."
Accordingly, the duties of this position require the applicant to hold a Ph.D. and have at least 2 years of additional postdoctoral experience in statistical genetics or comparable epidemiological statistics. Applicants must have a record of scientific accomplishments, including excellence in statistical analyses and qualifications to develop, update, and manage statistical staff and analysis software.
Salary is commensurate with experience and accomplishments. The salary range for Staff Scientists is $82,961 - $166,430. A full Civil Service package of benefits (including retirement, health, life and long term care insurance, Thrift Savings Plan, etc.) is available.
Applicants must send curriculum vitae, bibliography, and three letters of recommendation to: Chair, LG Staff Scientist - Statistical Genetics Search Committee; Vacancy #NIA-IRP-09-02; c/o Peggy Grothe, Intramural Program Specialist; Office of the Scientific Director, National Institute on Aging, 251 Bayview Blvd, Suite 100, Room 04C221 Baltimore, MD 21224. Position will remain open until filled; however, the application review process will begin February 28, 2009. If additional information is needed, please call 410-558-8012 or email: grothep@mail.nih.gov
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