Senior Clinician Gynecologist

Bethesda, Maryland
Nov 06, 2017
Position Type

Senior Clinician

Division of Intramural Research (DIR) 

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

The NICHD Division of Intramural Research (DIR) is recruiting for a Senior Clinician Gynecologist within the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) and Women's Health (WH) research program at the DIR, NICHD. This is an extraordinarily important position that will allow us to serve the mission of the DIR, NICHD, and NIH and that of the NIH, Clinical Research Center (CRC) by providing patient care and gynecological consult services while ensuring patient safety for the NICHD patients in the NIH CRC.

The Office of the Clinical Director is seeking a Senior Clinician who will also serve as a leader for gynecology and patient care in the NICHD DIR. This individual will lead a team who will provide outstanding and highly expert care to the unique patients of the NIH CRC. They will oversee the training of fellows and other clinical staff who provide complex gynecological care to these patients. The successful candidate will lead new clinical research studies in the fields of pediatric gynecology and gynecological health; these two areas are highly specialized and in critical demand for the development of new treatments and new therapeutic modalities. They will also help to develop a program for pediatric gynecologic and female adolescent health, both unique and highly specialized fields that require an expert as the one we are seeking.

The ideal candidate will have a medical degree (MD, DO, or equivalent), board certification in gynecology, and a demonstrated record of accomplishment in gynecologic diseases and patient care, has strong oral and written communication skills, can build and manage an effective and productive team, and keeps abreast of the most current techniques and care for patients. Knowledge of the following areas is highly desired in addition to pediatric gynecologic diseases: reproductive medicine and care of gynecological patients with complex medical problems, including cancer and immunological defects. More detailed information about the NICHD DIR may be found at:

Applications for this position will be accepted from November 6, 2017 to January 5, 2018. Applicants need to submit a resume/curriculum vitae. A cover letter highlighting key qualifications, a summary stating the applicant’s philosophy for gynecological services, patient care, and patient safety, a description of accomplishments in gynecology, and names and addresses of three references are strongly recommended. Please submit application materials to:

Review of applications will begin on or about January 13, 2018, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

HHS, NIH, and NICHD are Equal Opportunity Employers.