Bethesda, Maryland
competitive salary commensurate with subspecialty training and experience
Aug 10, 2017
Sep 30, 2017
Full Time

CLINICAL INVESTIGATOR DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (CIDP): Application Deadline, September 30, 2017;
Program Starts July 1, 2018.

This is an exciting training opportunity intended for physicians interested in dedicating their careers to clinical research. CIDP assists board-eligible/board-certified translational researchers transition from a mentored position to that of an independent investigator in laboratory-based or patient-oriented research in academia, or comparable positions in government and industry. Selectees will be appointed as an assistant clinical investigator for a 3-year period at a competitive salary commensurate with subspecialty training and experience. They will be assigned dedicated space, provided with an independent budget, and given access to an extensive infrastructure, including research nursing, data-management support, animal facilities, core services, and advanced technologies. Potential areas of interest include medical oncology, pediatric hematology/oncology, radiation oncology, surgical oncology, pathology, neuro-oncology, and urology. Program objectives are to develop competence and skills in study design, protocol development, and patient-oriented research; acquire knowledge related to the ethical and regulatory issues of conducting clinical research involving human subjects; gain direct experience with the collection and management of research data; and learn about function, development, organization, and leadership of a multidisciplinary clinical research team. For more information, visit our Web site:  

How to Apply: Apply via the Positions at NIH portal:
Submission is open June 1 to September 30, 2017.


  • Flexible funding that supports innovative, high-impact bench-to-bedside research.
  • Access to the largest hospital in the world devoted exclusively to clinical research.
  • Extensive shared research resources.
  • Availability of a broad range of scientific and clinical expertise.

HHS, NIH, and NCI are Equal Opportunity Employers.

US Department of Health and Human Services,
National Institutes of Health.