The Department of Transfusion Medicine at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center will seek an academic transfusion medicine physician as Deputy Director, Center for Cellular Engineering at the nation’s leading research hospital. The ideal candidate will be board certified in hematology or transfusion medicine. The position oversees a staff of 50 professionals involved in the development and manufacturing of cell and gene therapies including hematopoietic stem cell grafts, donor lymphocytes, chimeric antigen receptor T cells, engineered lymphocytes expressing high affinity T cell receptors, dendritic cells, virus-specific T cells, gene corrected CD34+ cells and induced pluripotent stem cells. The Deputy Director is a member of a high-level team responsible for subspecialty consultation, strategic planning and establishment of cell and gene therapy development, manufacturing and infusion policies locally and nationally. Candidates should have an established record of scholarly activity in an area related to transfusion medicine and cellular therapies and interest/experience in professional education and in designing and implementing research protocols in collaboration with NIH investigators. Salary will be commensurate with level of experience and federal government retirement and health benefits will be included.
UPDATE as of June 19, 2017 - The opening of this advertisement has been DELAYED. This will be Updated and Opening shortly. A detailed vacancy announcement with mandatory qualifications and application procedures can then be obtained during the open and closing dates at www.usajobs.gov.
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The NIH is the premier biomedical research center for the world. Its 27 Institutes and Centers employ approximately 18,000 employees doing a vast array of jobs, all supporting efforts for a healthy nation. The National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, America's research hospital, is located on the NIH campus in Bethesda, MD. Through clinical research, clinician-investigators translate laboratory discoveries into better treatments, therapies and interventions to improve the nation's health.