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Deputy Director, Office of AIDS Research

Rockville, Maryland 20852
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Deputy Director, Office of AIDS Research (OAR) Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives,     Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The National Institutes of Health is the center of medical and behavioral research for the nation making essential medical discoveries that improve health and save lives.

Are you an exceptional candidate who can provide leadership     to the National Institutes of Health? 

This position offers a unique and exciting opportunity for a leader to provide program development and management for the diverse, highly complex HIV/AIDS scientific program across the NIH. The Deputy Director, OAR reports to the OAR Director and provides overall day-to-day management of OAR operations and programs, and guides a diverse group of government and contract professionals in the development of a comprehensive HIV/AIDS research program.  He/she analyzes policies and program initiatives to enhance HIV/AIDS research objectives that have national and interactional impact.  The incumbent provides effective leadership in the implementation of management policies and guidelines.  He/she participates with the Director, OAR in establishing goals, objectives, plans, and priorities for the office and communicates goals and priorities to staff in the OAR through staff meetings, policy statements, and other formal methods.  He/she coordinates multi-IC activities to implement new, innovative programs to enhance collaborations.  In addition, he/she contributes to the overall development of the trans-NIH budget of approximately $3 billion for AIDS research and directs budget review and portfolio analysis by senior scientific staff.


We are looking for applicants with a commitment to scientific excellence and the energy, enthusiasm, and innovative thinking necessary to lead a dynamic and diverse organization. Applicants must possess an M.D. and/or Ph.D., or comparable doctorate degree in a field of health science plus senior-level scientific AIDS research experience and outstanding scientific knowledge of AIDS research programs. They should be known and respected within their profession, both nationally and internationally, as individuals of outstanding scientific prominence, with a distinguished record of research accomplishments and leadership credentials.  Applicants must also have demonstrated experience in setting, planning, implementing, and analyzing program objectives and priorities.

The successful candidate for this position will be appointed at a salary commensurate with his/her qualifications and experience, and a full Federal benefits package is available including: leave, health and life insurance, retirement, long term care insurance, and savings plan (401K equivalent).



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