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NIH Seeks NINR Director

September 16, 2019

The National Institutes of Health (NIH)  is seeking applications from exceptional candidates for the exciting position of Director, National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR). The NINR Director serves as a member of NIH’s senior leadership and advances initiatives to enhance NINR’s broad participation in interprofessional collaborations within NIH. NINR’s mission is to promote and improve the health and quality of life of individuals, families and communities. NINR supports and conducts clinical, basic, and translational research that spans and integrates the behavioral and biological sciences, developing the scientific basis for evidence based clinical practice. NINR strives to invest in research that will: build the scientific foundation for clinical practice; prevent disease and disability; manage and eliminate symptoms caused by illness; and enhance end-of-life and palliative care.

NIH seeks candidates who have a commitment to scientific excellence and the vision, energy, enthusiasm, and innovative thinking necessary to lead a dynamic and diverse organization. Possession of a Ph.D. or equivalent research doctoral degree in nursing science, omics disciplines, or other relevant biological and/or behavioral science, health services, or social science disciplines is required. Applicants must have demonstrated achievement in areas of research germane to nursing. In addition, applicants must have experience and demonstrated ability in the administration and management of a major research program or academic enterprise. Preference will be given to candidates with proven expertise in multidisciplinary research programs. Applications are encouraged from talented individuals across the career trajectory, from mid-career and senior level.

Please spread the word about this important position and encourage highly qualified colleagues to consider applying. 

For more information, please visit: Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m., ET, on Monday, November 18, 2019. 

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