Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health
THE POSITION: The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), a major research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), seeks to identify an outstanding individual to lead its Division of Intramural Population Health Research (DIPHR), located in Rockville, Maryland. NICHD’s research activities are directed toward developing a greater understanding of the biological, medical, reproductive and behavioral aspects of normal and abnormal human development. DIPHR is a Division in NICHD’s intramural research program that focuses on innovative transdisciplinary population health through the integration of biological, epidemiologic, behavioral, and statistical sciences to address the mission of NICHD. The Director of DIPHR provides leadership for the three Branches in the Division (Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, Epidemiology, and Social and Behavioral Sciences) and the Contraception Development Program. The ideal candidate will foster innovative population-based research that builds on the existing strengths within the Division, including designing and conducting etiologic and interventional studies focusing on reproduction, pregnancy, and the development of children and adolescents across the lifespan and in multiple generations.The Director of DIPHR reports to the NICHD Scientific Director, and plans, develops, organizes, implements, and directs a diverse and technically complex research program in population-based science, while providing intellectual leadership and mentorship to tenured and tenure-track scientists and trainees.
Applications should be received by 11:59 P.M. Eastern Time on July 3, 2020. Review of applications will begin on or about July 4, 2020, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
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