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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland, the world’s largest medical research facility, seeks applications from exceptional candidates for the challenging position of Associate Director for Management, NIDCR, NIH, a career Federal position in the Senior Executive Service. The mission of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) is to improve and promote dental, oral and craniofacial health. NIDCR achieves its mission through: (1) the conduct and support of basic, translational, clinical and population-based research to develop innovative and effective disease prevention, diagnostic, therapeutic, and health promotion measures; (2) the support and conduct of training and career development programs to ensure and maintain an adequate number of talented, well-prepared, and diverse pool of researchers; (3) communications and health education efforts to promote the timely transfer and adoption of knowledge gained from research by the public, professional and research communities; (4) the dissemination of accurate information to the public, professionals and policy-makers; and (5) the coordination and collaboration of relevant research and research-related activities with other public and private agencies and organizations. The NIDCR has an annual budget approaching $410 million and operates with a staffing level of about 570 people.

We are looking for applicants with senior level experience who have a commitment to excellence and the energy, enthusiasm, and innovative thinking necessary to lead a dynamic and diverse organization.  Applicants must possess senior level experience (GS-14/15 or equivalent) that meets the mandatory Senior Executive Service Executive Core Qualification requirements that are detailed under 'Executive Careers at NIH'.

The successful candidate for this position will be appointed at a salary of $120,554 - $181,500 , and full Federal benefits, including leave, health and life insurance, retirement, and savings plan (401K equivalent), will be provided.

If you are ready for an exciting leadership opportunity, please see the detailed vacancy announcement at Executive Careers at NIH (NIH-NIDCR-SES-14-1122450). Applications are due by 11:59 pm EST on June 30, 2014.

Please contact Brenda Fogel at 301-451-7338 for questions and/or additional information.

DHHS and NIH are equal opportunity employers.

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This page last updated: June 16, 2014