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NINR Seeking Director, Division of Extramural Science Programs

April 21, 2014
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Are you an exceptional candidate who can provide leadership to one of the preeminent institutes for nursing research in the world?

NINR, a research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is seeking exceptional candidates for the position of Director, Division of Extramural Science Programs (DESP). This division develops proposals for new research initiatives and manages the funding programs that support nursing research to attain program objectives. The DESP Director works closely with the NINR Director in shaping the vision and direction of the Institute through strategic planning, priority setting, and coordinating resources to implement these plans and priorities.

The DESP Director provides executive and managerial leadership in setting scientific priorities, making program decisions, developing and implementing policy, and determining the allocation of NINR resources. The position offers a unique leadership opportunity for an exceptional nurse scientist to have a national impact, serving as the NINR’s authoritative source on extramural scientific programs, research activities, grants management, and scientific review.

For more information, please visit www.ninr.nih.gov/despdirectorannouncement. Applications must be received by 11:59 P.M. EST on May 30, 2014

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