Wanted: Predoctoral Basic Biomedical and Medical Science Training Programs Branch Chief


UPDATE: This position is now closed.

We’re seeking a highly qualified branch chief for our Division of Training, Workforce Development, and Diversity (TWD). Applicants should have interest and experience in the areas managed by the Predoctoral Basic Biomedical and Medical Science Training Programs Branch. Position responsibilities include: programmatic and administrative planning, management, and evaluation; optimization of Branch procedures; and oversight of the grant portfolio activities of the Branch program directors. The branch chief will also manage a grant portfolio and will work closely with the other TWD branch chiefs and the TWD division director. Outstanding written and oral communication skills and a commitment to enhancing the diversity of the biomedical research workforce are essential. Candidates should have an interest in supervising and mentoring a team of program directors and serving as a leader within the Branch, the Division, and NIGMS.

TWD programs foster the training and development of a strong and diverse biomedical research workforce. The division funds research training, career development, and diversity-enhancing activities through a variety of programs at the undergraduate, graduate, postdoctoral, faculty, and institutional levels.

This position is being advertised as part of the NIH global recruitment for Health Scientist Administrators. The announcement will open on March 14 and close on March 18, unless the applicant cut-off (250 applications) is reached. Please visit the NIGMS job vacancies webpage to access the application. Candidates who complete the application process are strongly encouraged to separately send a letter of interest and CV to me.

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