Deputy Director

Rockville, Maryland
Sep 01, 2020
Oct 01, 2020
Position Type
Full Time
Senior Level

The NIMH is seeking superior candidates for the position of Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies® (BRAIN) Initiative, Deputy Director within the Office of the Director (OD).  The NIH BRAIN Initiative is aimed at revolutionizing our understanding of the human brain by accelerating the development and application of innovative technologies, researchers will be able to produce a revolutionary new dynamic picture of the brain that shows how individual cells and complex neural circuits interact in both time and space. The incumbent will serve as a senior-level leader on behalf of the NINDS Brain Director, NIMH IC Director, the NIH Director, and the HHS Secretary in trans-NIH, HHS, and other Federal governmental scientific task forces, meetings, and working groups. The position involves exceptional complexity, as the Deputy Director manages, directs, develops, implements, and evaluates all aspects of the planning and coordination of research efforts within and external to NIMH, NIH, and HHS regarding the activities of the NIH BRAIN Initiative. Interested candidates should send their Letter of Interest and Curriculum Vitae to

The NIH encourages the application and nomination of qualified women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities. HHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers.

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