Physician - Autoimmunity and Mucosal Immunology Branch

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease

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  • Full Time


The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), one of the largest Institutes of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is seeking an exceptional and motivated leader to serve as a physician within the Autoimmunity and Mucosal Immunology Branch (AMIB) in the Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation (DAIT). DAIT supports basic, translational, and clinical research to improve our understanding of the immunologic mechanisms underlying autoimmune diseases, as well as clinical trials of immunologic approaches to treat and prevent these diseases. DAIT initiates approximately 25 clinical trials per year and supports 90 ongoing trials through the extramural clinical research program.

The physician will have a wide range of responsibilities relating to the oversight of a major extramural clinical research program. Duties include development of clinical trial research concepts and protocols, oversight and coordination of active trials, data analysis and evaluation, and publication of results.



• U.S. citizen

• M.D. or D.O.


• Board certification in internal medicine, pediatrics, surgery, or dermatology

• Relevant training in autoimmune disease or medical subspecialty certification in areas involved in the care of patients with autoimmune disease


Candidates must have specialized experience in the following fields:

• Knowledge of basic immunological mechanisms and their importance in autoimmune disorders

• Strong analytical abilities with respect to all aspects of clinical research

• Clinical medicine, conduct and oversight of clinical trials, patient safety monitoring, and human research protections

• Clinical experience in autoimmune disorders

• Providing specialized medical expertise in identifying issues that affect the progress of biomedical research

• Analyzing, evaluating, and interpreting scientific and clinical data to prepare papers for publication

• Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to present research findings to internal and external audiences

• Formulating methods to translate research priorities into scientific research agendas and long-term strategic plans

Salary is dependent on experience and qualifications.

To Apply

Apply to job announcement(s) NIH-GR-DH-19-10512013 (Clinical) or NIH-GR-DH-19-10505980 (Research) via between June 26 and July 5, 2019. Applicants with active medical licenses should apply to the clinical announcement. Those without a medical license should apply to the research announcement. For more information about physician positions and qualification requirements, visit Global Recruitment.

If you have questions about how to apply, contact Heather Powell at 301-827-3982 or If you have questions about the position, contact Eric Sofranko at

Visit NIAID Careersfor additional opportunities and information about working in NIAID’s dynamic atmosphere.

HHS, NIH, and NIAID are equal opportunity employers committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

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