Wanted: NIGMS Deputy Director


The search is underway for a critically important position on the NIGMS leadership team: our deputy director. The deputy director assists me in managing the Institute, advises on a range of topics, and handles special projects. This person also works closely with groups within and outside NIH and represents us on various federal and nonfederal scientific and professional committees.

We’re looking for someone with a distinguished record of leadership and scientific administration with expertise in our mission areas, a deep understanding of biomedical research, and knowledge of the grant process. The job also calls for strategic vision, innovative thinking, energy, and enthusiasm.

It’s an exciting time to be a part of the NIGMS team and play a key role in our continuing efforts to bolster the biomedical research enterprise. For more about the qualification requirements and application steps, see the vacancy announcement. The deadline for applying is May 7. Questions about the position should be directed to Mariela Light at 301-496-9788.

I encourage you to share this information with others who might be interested.

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