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UPDATE NewsletterUPDATE NewsletterNovember 2020

Recruiting is open for NIEHS deputy director

Reprinted from Environmental Factor

Do you have a vision for improving environmental health science research? Are you a first-rate scientific leader seeking a career at one of the preeminent biomedical research institutes in the nation and the world?

NIEHS provides national and global leadership for innovative research that improves public health by preventing disease and disability associated with environmental influences. The deputy director will work closely with Director Rich Woychik, Ph.D., to provide a national focus for the federal effort to advance knowledge and the ongoing discovery of how the environment affects human health.

NIEHS Is Hiring! Deputy Director Applicants must have working knowledge of environmental health science research. (Photo courtesy of NIEHS)

We are looking for applicants with a commitment to scientific excellence and the energy, enthusiasm, and innovative thinking necessary to lead within a dynamic and diverse organization. Applicants must possess an M.D., Ph.D., or equivalent doctoral degree in a relevant discipline. They must have senior-level research experience and knowledge of research programs, including the importance of high standards for rigor and reproducibility.

The incumbent must have experience and demonstrated ability in the administration and management of a major national research program. The incumbent must possess in-depth knowledge and personal research experience in one or more of the NIEHS research areas.

For the full list of qualifications, please see the announcement.

NIEHS campus lake NIEHS is located in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, and is part of NIH, which is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland. (Photo courtesy of Steve McCaw)

The successful candidate for this position will be appointed at a salary commensurate with experience and accomplishments, and full federal benefits, including leave, health and life insurance, retirement, and a savings plan equivalent to 401K will be provided.

If you are ready for an exciting leadership opportunity, apply by 11:59 p.m., EST, on Dec. 21.

Please contact Ayanna Vest at for questions or additional information.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the center of medical and behavioral research for the nation — making essential medical discoveries that improve health and save lives. NIEHS, NIH, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services are equal opportunity employers.

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