Deputy Director for Clinical and Translational Research - Tenure Eligible

Staff Name: 
Eric O. Freed, Ph.D.
HIV Dynamics and Replication Program
Research Area Keywords: 

HIV, replication, resistance, clinical, translational

Position Description: 

The HIV Dynamics and Replication Program (HIV DRP, formerly the HIV Drug Resistance Program), CCR, NCI, NIH, HHS is seeking an outstanding physician-scientist to serve as the Deputy Director for Clinical and Translational Research (CTR), and Chief of the Host-Virus Interaction Branch (HVIB).  The HVIB investigators conduct translational and clinical research in the origin, nature, and persistence of the populations of cells capable of producing replication-competent HIV (the HIV reservoir), with the long-term goal of developing ways to reduce, and eventually eliminate or control the reservoir. HVIB investigators also develop and implement clinical protocols to elucidate the mechanisms underlying the dynamics of infection under therapy, the emergence of resistance in vivo, and the role of resistance mutations in the efficacy and failure of subsequent treatments. Further information about the HIV DRP may be found at:

The National Cancer Institute is part of the National Institutes of Health in the Department of Health and Human Services, a federal government agency.  The Center for Cancer Research is the largest component of the intramural biomedical research effort at NIH and a major user of the NIH Clinical Research Center, a state-of-the-art research hospital on the campus of NIH in Bethesda, Maryland. The NCI campus in Frederick, Maryland, offers state-of-the-art facilities, collaborative opportunities, and core facilities for advanced technologies.  The incumbent will have access to a wide array of intellectual and technological assets, including high-quality technology cores dedicated to protein chemistry, natural products chemistry, biophysics, mass spectrometry, imaging, microscopy, proteomics and genomics, bioinformatics/biostatistics, and flow cytometry, in addition to support for patient-based studies through the NIH Clinical Center. The research environment is conducive to advancing clinical and translational research. The HIV DRP is highly collaborative, emphasizing multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary team science.  For an overview of CCR, please visit  For more information, contact Lori Holliday at

Number of Positions: 
C.V. Required: 
Experience Required: 

The successful candidate must have an M.D. degree or equivalent, medical license, and an established record in HIV research, demonstrated leadership ability, proven effectiveness in mentoring and training, and an interest in basic, translational, and clinical HIV research.

Additional Information: 

Salary will be commensurate with experience.  This position is not restricted to U.S. citizens.  A full civil service package of benefits (including health insurance, life insurance, and retirement) is available. This position is subject to a background investigation.  The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs.

How To Apply: 

Applications must be submitted electronically to: and must be submitted between the period of August 5, 2018 and August 14. 2018.  Review of applications will begin after August 14, 2018.

Before you apply online be sure to have the following information:

  • Your E-mail address and contact information
  • A letter of interest in the position including a career synopsis (1-3 pages)
  • A statement of research interests (1-2 pages)
  • ​A current curriculum vitae and complete bibliography
Contact Name: 
Lori Holliday
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Phone: 

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