Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, Center for Cancer Research. Job Description: The Dermatology Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute is a national leader in investigative dermatology, cutaneous biology and cutaneous immunology and is responsible for all dermatology clinical care that is administered at the NIH Clinical Center. We are seeking an outstanding clinician and clinical researcher to serve as Head of the Dermatology Branch Consultation Service and to lead a clinical research program in an area that complements existing programs in the Clinical Center. About the Dermatology Branch, the NCI's Center for Cancer Research, and the Clinical Center: The Dermatology Branch has a long history of excellence in laboratory- and clinic-based dermatology research and has produced many leaders in the specialty. The Center for Cancer Research (CCR) is the largest intramural research component of the National Caner Institute (NCI). The CCR is a cancer center that features intensive studies involving small numbers of patients, often with uncommon malignancies. The Clinical Center is the largest hospital in the world that is devoted exclusively to clinical research. Patients who are cared for in the Clinical Center are afflicted by a wide variety of diseases. The Dermatology Branch Consultation Service is one of the busiest consultation services in the Clinical Service. Patients who are cared for have complicated and challenging problems. Clinical research activities initiated from within the Branch involve patients with graft versus host disease, studies of the skin microbiome in health and disease and patients with xeroderma pigmentosum and trichothiodystrophy. Branch members are also involved in many collaborative clinical research projects that include studies of patients with immunodeficiencies, unusual infections, autoinflammatory syndromes, and many other inherited and sporadic diseases. Location: The Dermatology Branch and adjacent NIH Clinical Center are located on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, a suburb of Washington, DC. Eligibility/Salary: Applicants must have an MD degree and be Board-certified in Dermatology. The successful candidate will be an expert clinician with a record of achievement in an interesting relevant area of contemporary clinical research. A genuine interest in education is very important, and a commitment to training and mentoring is required. The incumbent will head the Dermatology Branch Consultation Service and will have supervisory responsibilities. A robust clinical research program will be supported by intramural infrastructure and funds. Salary is competitive and commensurate with research experience and accomplishments, and a full Civil Service package of benefits (including health insurance, life insurance, retirement, and a Thrift Savings Plan) is available. Candidates may be eligible for the NIH Loan Repayment Program (http://www.LRP.NIH.gov). Applicants must be eligible to be credentialed in the Clinical Center to be considered. Application: Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, brief statement of clinical and research interests and future plans(1-2 pages) electronically to: Ms. Keisha Martin(email@example.com) or by mail to the address below. Applications will be reviewed beginning >60 days after the first public posting and will be accepted until the search process has been completed. Dr. William Dahut, Search Committee Chair, Dermatology Branch, Center for Cancer Research, NCI, c/o Ns. Keisha Martin, 9000 Rockville Pike, Building 10, Room 12N238 MSC 1908, Bethesda, MD 20892-1908. DHHS, NIH, and NCI are Equal Opportunity Employers. The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs.
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