NINDS has a position opening for a Health Scientist Administrator (Program Director) in Human Neurogenomics and Bioinformatics in Bethesda, MD. The successful candidate will work with program staff to strengthen programs in neurogenomics including human genetics, epigenetics, transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics, microbiome, and associated bioinformatics analysis. The individual will manage/co-manage a portfolio of research grants, cooperative agreements and/or contracts to support integration and analysis of ‘omics’ with imaging and other clinical phenotypic data to study human neurological disorders; e.g., neurodevelopmental, seizure, neuromuscular, neurodegenerative and/or neurotrauma conditions. Research within this portfolio will incorporate the following: mining and analyzing existing human and model system data using advanced bioinformatics and/or computational approaches (e.g., machine learning, deep learning) to predict the functional consequences of genomic changes; developing biomarkers for neurological disorders; describing gene regulatory pathways underlying neurological conditions; and integrating electronic medical records, genetic data, phenotypic data, and statistical approaches. This research portfolio will facilitate understanding of neurological etiologies; identification of potential prevention, screening, and treatment approaches; and acceleration of clinical applications.
Qualifications: NINDS is seeking a candidate with a doctoral degree and post-doctoral training, with expertise in human genomics and associated bioinformatics, computational biology, and/or data science knowledge. Candidates with a strong background in neuroscience are highly desirable.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: This is a Federal GS-13, GS-14 or GS-15 position located in Montgomery County MD. Level is based upon individual qualifications and professional experience. A full benefits package is available, which includes Thrift Savings Plan participation, health, life and long-term care insurance. Telecommu
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Are you an ambitious scientist hoping to make a high-impact job change? Do you have innovative ideas to accelerate neuroscience research discoveries? The National Institute of Neuro-logical Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) seeks bright, creative, visionary scientists and physicians with a broad knowledge of neuroscience to conceive and develop large-scale funding initiatives, organize workshops, and interact with leading neuroscientists throughout the world. Successful candidates will join a highly interactive group of scientists and clinicians applying their basic, translational, and clinical experience and expertise in all areas of neuroscience.
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