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Opportunities - Page One
Here you will find opportunity listings for the following categories:
We will update this page if we receive additional opportunities for events, etc. that will occur before our issue publication date.
We receive these announcements from various sources including Harvard University Native American Program (HUNAP)

Employment Opportunity Announcement
Employer: University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Job Title: Founding Director, Southeast American Indian Studies Program
Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin March 1, 2013.
Location: University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Job Description:
Building on an existing foundation of academic research and programming for Southeast Indigenous peoples and cultures, the Founding Director will lead the Southeast American Indian Studies program toward its future as the premier school for the study of the Southeast Indigenous peoples and cultures: the School for Southeast American Indian Studies at UNCP.

  • The Founding Director will be responsible for the integration of existing entities, such as UNCP's American Indian Studies Department and Native American Resource Center, with the SAIS program.
  • The Founding Director will be responsible for the creation of new initiatives, such as a digital archive and an Elder in Residence program.
  • The Founding Director will work with the Office of Advancement to raise funds to further the goals of the SAIS program.
  • The Founding Director will be responsible for establishing a National Advisory Board for the SAIS program in collaboration with the SAIS Implementation Committee.
  • The Founding Director will meet regularly with the SAIS Implementation Committee and the National Advisory Board to expand the reach of the SAIS and further the goals of the program.
  • The Founding Director will also work to establish and strengthen relationships with tribes of the Southeast, with academic institutions and with state and federal entities to promote and enhance the SAIS program.
  • The Founding Director will be responsible for establishing reporting on program activities; he/she will provide reports to senior administrators, as requested.
  • The Founding Director will be responsible for drafting communications about the Southeast American Indian Studies Program to the rest of the university and, in concert with University Communications & Marketing, will provide proper materials regarding the program to the community and to UNC Pembroke's constituents.


  • Candidates for the position of Founding Director should have strong academic credentials (advanced degree required, Ph.D. preferred) in an appropriate discipline (American Indian Studies, history, anthropology, or related field) with demonstrated specialization in the study of American Indians of the Southeast United States.
  • Candidates should have demonstrated leadership experience, including management of budgets, personnel and organizational structures, as well as a record of effective fund raising experience.
  • Candidates should have excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with tribal and non-tribal communities.
  • Candidates should also have a record of successful program establishment.

This is a two year, time-limited, EPA Non Faculty Research Position.

For full consideration, applicants must also apply via the UNCP Online Employment System.

Dr. Mark Canada:, 910.521.6198
Dr. Mary Ann Jacobs:, 910.775.4264

Employment Opportunity Announcement
Employer: Peace Corps
Job Title: Director of Programming and Training
Application Deadline: 07/07/2013
Salary: Min: $61,759 - Max: $138,137
Location: Overseas, Multiple Locations

Job description:
This position is located in a Peace Corps post overseas. The Director of Programming and Training (DPT) leads and directs programming and training activities and supervises a multi- cultural programming and training staff. The DPT reports to, and is supervised by, the Country Director. The Director of Programming and Training provides assistance to the Peace Corps Country Director in the administration of the Peace Corps program providing oversight, supervision, and support to Peace Corps staff and Volunteers in the development, management, and evaluation of projects and training. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring the maintenance of quality programming and training consistent with the interests of the host country government and Peace Corps policies and priorities; and providing administrative and technical assistance for the Volunteers and serving as primary contact for programming and training requirements and procedures. The incumbent evaluates overall organizational effectiveness and develops strategies and action plans to meet training, programming, and Volunteer support needs as appropriate. The Director of Programming and Training may be designated Acting Country Director in the absence of the Peace Corps Country Director. Provides post level advice and guidance, including interpretations, opinions, or decisions, regarding Peace Corps Volunteer-related programs or policies. Assesses program or policy conditions, service, or anomalies. Performs work related to developing and maintaining relationships with host country government officials, Embassy personnel, local authorities, and other stakeholders. Works with Program Managers and other staff to ensure a positive Volunteer experience. Researches and prepares a variety of written materials related to administrative or program work, such as researching program trends and preparing correspondence, memoranda, white papers, or other documents relevant to program activities.


  • Training Program Design and Management: The Director of Programming and Training ensures quality design, implementation and evaluation of all Volunteer training programs and alignment with Peace Corps project objectives. In the box below, please describe your approach to designing training for adult learning and provide examples (no more than two) that demonstrate your experience designing, implementing and evaluating training programs. State the number of years of experience you have in this area.
  • Supervision: The Director of Programming and Training supervises a multicultural staff of programming and training specialists and is responsible for establishing work plans, evaluating performance and coordinating staff training and development. In the box below, please describe your approach to managing and supervising a multicultural staff and provide examples (no more than two) that demonstrate your relevant supervisory abilities establishing work plans, evaluating performance and coordinating staff training and development. State the number of years of experience you have in this area.
  • Project Design and Management: The Director of Programming and Training ensures quality design, implementation and evaluation across all Peace Corps development projects. In the box below, please describe your approach to community development or international development and provide examples (no more than two) that demonstrate your experience designing, implementing and evaluating such projects. State the number of years of experience you have in this area.
  • Management: The Director of Programming and Training manages Volunteer training and project activities, coordinates these activities with administrative, medical, and safety and security offices, ensures that strategies are consistent with Peace Corps and US Government policies, and provides financial oversight of these activities. In the box below, please describe your approach to program management and provide examples (no more than two) that demonstrate your relevant program management experience. State the number of years of experience you have in this area.
  • Volunteer Support: The Director of Programming and Training works with Peace Corps leadership and the programming and training staff to implement policies concerning site selection, site visits, health, safety and security are implemented and ensure that Volunteers receive the support (i.e. mentoring, counseling, and technical / safety and security/ cultural advice) they need to adapt to and work successfully in their assigned communities. In the box below, please describe your approach to Volunteer support and provide examples (no more than two) that demonstrate your experience providing support (i.e. mentoring, counseling, and technical/ safety and security/ cultural advice) to employees, students, interns, or volunteers. State the number of years of experience you have in this area.
  • Representation: The Director of Programming and Training supports the Country Director in representing and promoting Peace Corps with host country government officials and other international and local development organizations. In the box below, please describe your approach to representation and provide examples (no more than two) that demonstrate how your representational activities advanced the interests of your organization among government officials or with international or community development organizations. State the number of years of experience you have in this area.
  • Intercultural Effectiveness

If you are interested in applying please visit the Avue Central website at

Employment Opportunity Announcement
Employer: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
Title: Supervisory Management and Program Analyst
Application Deadline: 11/28/2013
Salary: Min: $105,211 - Max: $155,500
Location: Washington, Dist of Columbia

Job description:
Serves as agency expert, overseeing programs that analyze the effectiveness of agency programs with major impact on agency missions or functions. Oversees agency programs that make recommendations on and resolve precedent-setting issues of program efficiency and effectiveness. Analyzes and evaluates existing, new, and emerging functional requirements of the programs, operational standards, and measures of effectiveness. Analyzes and evaluates the administrative aspects of substantive, mission-oriented programs administered by key organizations within an agency. Develops new ways to resolve problems in meeting established goals, measures, and objectives for program effectiveness. Makes recommendations that often serve as the basis for new systems, legislation, regulations, or programs. Schedules and resolves performance audit issues and activities for organizations encompassing a major agency component (major organization/large company involving a significant degree of complexity and with interrelated program areas). Plans, coordinates and executes management studies in response to significant management changes, problems or issues. Defines change, problems or issues; analyzes relevant facts; determines when and how issues should be brought to the attention of the OCFO and/or OJP leadership, and recommends appropriate remedies to resolve those problems/issues, including development of policies and procedures. Initiates and conducts detailed analyses of complex functions and work processes of programmatic and/or technical problems and program and policy issues affecting OJP component organizations. Develops detailed reports and policy papers that identify alternatives and provides recommendations as to methods to improve effectiveness and efficient operations. Supervises a group of employees performing work at the GS-13 level. Provides administrative and technical supervision necessary for accomplishing the work of the unit.


  • Expert skill in managing and supervising staff.
  • Demonstrate experience with and knowledge of federal government programmatic performance management policies, issues, and priorities, including the Government

Performance Results Act (GPRA), GPRA Modernization Act, and OMB's efforts to create outcome-based performance measures aligned to mission accomplishment (Executive Order 13450 - Improving Government Program Performance, Performance Government, Agency Priority Goals, etc).

  • Ability to apply analytical methods and techniques to identify and resolve budgetary issues.
  • Demonstrated experience in presenting organizational views and explaining difficult programmatic performance and/ or strategic planning issues to senior level management and executive leadership, and external stakeholders, both orally and in writing.

If you are interested in applying please visit the Avue Central website at

Employment Opportunity Announcement
Employer: NICWA
Job Title: Executive Assistant to the Executive Director
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Salary: Level II: $32,000-$44,900; Level III: $45,000-$57,000
Location: Oregon

The executive assistant for the National Indian Child Welfare Association is responsible for handling administrative and logistical details of all of the executive director’s work activities. The following specific responsibilities must be carried out:

  • Ensures that all administrative work for the executive director is completed in an accurate, professional, and timely manner
  • Ensures that correspondence, publications, travel arrangements, and facilities involved with all executive director activities originating with requests from the executive director, outside agencies, and existing contracts are planned and prepared in a professional and timely manner
  • Ensures the executive director’s schedule is balanced, accommodating: priority meetings, sufficient time for project work and responding to email/voicemail, and adequate preparation time for meetings and travel


  1. Finalizes rough drafts, making accurate spelling, grammatical, and formatting corrections within the required timeframe on a variety of documents such as letters, memoranda, reports, proposals, testimony, spreadsheets, handouts, etc.
  2. Composes letters, memoranda, meeting minutes, and other business documents in a timely and professional manner
  3. Processes requests for executive director to provide technical assistance, training, keynote speeches, and consultation on a variety of contracts and projects and maintains documentation of event planning
  4. Makes the arrangements for the executive director, confirms negotiated fee, and follows up with necessary documents to confirm the executive director’s participation
  5. Arranges travel for the executive director, ensuring to the best of his or her ability that he encounters little or no problem and that travel expenses are kept reasonably low
  6. Confidentially handles travel and reimbursements
  7. Stays up to date about executive director’s various roles, major project tasks, key contacts, travel preferences, ongoing meetings, and filing system (both electronic and hard copy)
  8. Keeps executive director’s schedule and contact records updated; acts as scheduler; and guards executive director’s time by knowing which appointments are critical, important, routine, or can wait or be handed off to someone else
  9. Monitors executive director’s voicemail and email accounts and assists in management of email: identifies urgent messages that require executive director’s immediate attention, responds to some messages, and forwards other messages to NICWA staff for follow-up
  10. Reminds the executive director of what is coming up the next day and any deadlines, e.g., what he might need for a breakfast meeting or early conference call
  11. Ensures that the executive director is not double-scheduled; that he has time to eat, connect with people, and go to staff gatherings; and also protects his personal time
  12. Prepares materials that executive director needs for each meeting (PowerPoint presentation, handout, or briefing materials); ensures time is reserved in advance if executive director needs to prepare for meetings or produce new materials.
  13. Stays informed about all elements for executive director’s travel, e.g., how many business cards he needs, how much cash he needs to carry, where his lodging is in proximity to any meetings, and how long it takes to get to the airport (building in time for meals, etc.)
  14. Briefs the executive director on new people he is meeting with, prepares talking points, and reminds the executive director to appreciate staff, thank donors, and take breaks
  15. Makes the executive director’s life easier, productivity higher, and anxiety lower.
  16. Enters and updates various project data into the NICWA database, ensuring accurate and timely entries; also runs requested reports from the database
  17. Performs general administrative and secretarial functions, such as word processing, disseminating materials, setting up conference calls, broadcast faxing and/or e-mailing, photocopying, filing, and scanning with accuracy and in a professional and timely
  18. Other duties as assigned, including participation on various internal teams

This position requires the following qualifications to perform the above duties and carry out the above responsibilities:

  1. Associate or bachelor’s degree in business management, business skills and/or secretarial services, human resources management, or social services, or equivalent specialized experience for a minimum of three years
  2. Has strong working knowledge of Indian culture, Indian Country, tribal social service systems, and tribal government structure
  3. Has demonstrated strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks and conflicting deadlines
  4. Is detail-oriented, a strong proofreader, and capable of writing routine letters and preparing briefing materials with editing proficiency with excellent grammatical skills
  5. Proactive, e.g., providing executive director with the folders he will need for meetings and collecting folders from his after meetings, organizing them, and noting any follow-up needed, any billing information, future appointments, etc.
  6. Respects confidentiality, has good judgment, and has a strong personality, e.g., is candid and willing to voice his/her opinion when appropriate
  7. Cares about NICWA’s mission, seeing the organizational necessity of keeping the executive director healthy and sharp to be effective in his roles
  8. Is able to anticipate the executive director’s needs for additional appointments (e.g., fundraising) in travel locations and works with other departments to coordinate those meetings
  9. Has demonstrated the ability to communicate both orally and in writing in an effective and timely manner
  10. Has the ability to work in a team environment, both in leadership and peer relationships
  11. Can capably operate a variety of office equipment, such as a computer, LCD projector, teleconference phone, photocopier, scanner, printer, postage meter, etc.
  12. Can capably use Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook and has the ability to be trained to capably use other software programs, such as PageMaker and Access
  13. Has ability to move 25-30 lb. items
  14. Has ability to travel approximately 10%-20% of the work year

E-mail resume, cover letter, at least four professional references, and salary history to Carmen Farmer,, fax to (503) 222-4007, or mail to NICWA, 5100 SW Macadam Ave, #300, Portland, OR 97239 Open until filled.

Employment Opportunity Announcement
Employer: Native American Rights Fund
Job Title: Assistant Development Director
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Location: Boulder, Colorado

Job Description:
The Assistant Director oversees activities for specific development projects under the guidance and direction of the Director of Development, in the cultivation of tribal gifts, workplace giving, foundation grants, planned gifts, major gifts and the organization of special events that support those fundraising efforts. He/she will be responsible for increasing annual NARF revenue by working with an assigned portfolio of tribes, donors, foundations and prospects.

Minimum five years of large-gift fundraising or relationship marketing experience. Demonstrated experience in successful revenue generation and knowledge of best practices in one-to-one marketing. Bachelor's degree required, and an advanced degree is highly desirable. Willingness and availability to travel extensively (up to 75%) is required, as well as occasional weekend and evening work. The successful candidate will have a clear commitment to the mission of NARF, and have strong familiarity with Native American culture, social and political issues.

Submit application/cover letter, resume, grant/proposal writing sample, and three professional references no later than February 4, 2013, to Rose Cuny, Native American Rights Fund, 1506 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80302, or by email to

Employment Opportunity Announcement
Job Title: Director, Iroquois Indian Museum
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Salary: Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience. Director has the option to increase salary pending successful fund-raising efforts. Vacation and health benefits are provided.
Location: Howes Cave, NY

Job Description:
The Director is the chief executive officer of the Iroquois Indian Museum, responsible for providing leadership and administrative oversight by maintaining the strategic vision of the museum and carrying out a plan of work to achieve the museum’s mission, profitability and growth. As an individual excited about and equipped with the knowledge and demonstrated experience that will advance the Museum through new approaches to marketing and supporting the Museum’s collections, the Director:

  • Is responsible for cultivating relationships with donors, staff and board members; revenue generation and fundraising; public relations and community outreach; staffing and operations; and planning and coordinating educational programming.
  • Assumes managerial responsibility for the museum in administration, curation, educational programs, operations and support, through specialized training in one or more of the disciplines relevant to the Museum's mission to collect and interpret in the field of Iroquois art, culture, and society.
  • Serves as the liaison between the IIM Board of Trustees and the museum staff, communicating the goals, policies and strategic vision of the Board while protecting the interests of the museum’s collections, programming and staff, as well as the Iroquois communities.
  • Works with board members on policy-making, managerial duties, and budgetary matters, and prepares a variety of special reports as requested by board members.
  • Supervises and coordinates the work of staff members and volunteers in matters of acquisition, preservation, research, interpretation, exhibitions, education, public programs, daily operations, and financial management.

Required Qualifications:
The successful candidate for the Director position must demonstrate the following Leadership Competencies:

  • Experience in grant writing and management; expertise in fundraising with donors, corporations and foundations in support of exhibitions, endowments and public programs; and strong understanding of non-profit management and organizational finance and management.
  • Skills in new approaches to publicizing and growing museum programming, social media and web marketing.
  • Work history that exemplifies the highest standards for museum exhibitions and programming, research, education, public outreach, and service.
  • Ability to implement policy established by the governing body of a museum or other cultural institution, and to work with that body to develop and implement long-range and annual strategic goals and plans.
  • Prior management and/or other leadership experience in a museum or other cultural institution, including the ability to supervise diverse staff and volunteer/student workers.
  • Capacity to deal effectively with stakeholders from varied backgrounds (members and Board, Iroquois leaders and community, artists, educators, philanthropic groups, politicians, media and tourism representatives).
  • Specialized training in one or more disciplines relevant to implementing the mission and goals of the IIM (Iroquois or Native American Studies, Anthropology, History, and/or Museum Studies), or equivalent work or life experience.
  • Excellent communications skills, including experience in inter- or cross-cultural communication.

Preferred Qualifications:
The successful candidate for the Director position should possess the following credentials, skills and attributes:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in a relevant discipline (history, museum studies, anthropology, Native American studies, business or museum administration) or related disciplines.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in museum administration and facility management.
  • Broad knowledge of Iroquois/Haudenosaunee history and culture.
  • Demonstrated experience with website development and social media, especially as used in museums and educational settings.
  • Collaborative and outgoing personality, strategic thinking, fostering innovation and change; achievement-oriented with the ability to multi-task, function independently and in a team environment.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should send the following in a single file: (1) a letter of intent, addressing the Required and Preferred Qualifications listed, (2) an updated resume or curriculum vita, and (3) a list of three professional references to:

Employment Opportunity Announcement
Job Title: Substance Abuse Counselor/Case Manager
Department: Native American LifeLines
Supervisor’s Title: Counselor/Case Manager
Location: W. Roxbury, MA
Deadline: Open until filled
Compensation: Compensation will be determined at the time of hire, and reviewed periodically by Native American LifeLines.

Job Summary:
Provide counseling to substance abusing clients, their families & significant others in individual & group sessions; participate in community events & other health related activities. Provide case management services to all assigned clients, regular communication (verbal & written) with source of referral regarding progress on individual treatment, goals; prepare clinical notes and record of contacts, assist with other office operations as requested.

Education and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in counseling, psychology, social work, or related discipline or a minimum of 5 years experience conducting substance abuse counseling.
  • Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) preferred. At a minimum, must have (or be in process of obtaining) a Certified Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselor (CADAC) certification.
  • Must maintain approved licensure as defined by the Massachusetts Board of Substance Abuse Counselor Certification throughout the duration of employment.

Essential Duties:

  • Provide individual and group counseling to clients with substance use disorders with moderately complex problems as defined by standard treatment criteria.
  • Provide case management services to all assigned clients. Case management services include regular communication (verbal and written) with the source of referral, regular communication regarding progress on individual treatment goals, and referral to any appropriate community resources for significant problem areas.
  • Prepare thorough clinical notes and record of contacts.
  • Assist with other office operations as requested by the supervisor. These may include answering the phones, completing telephone screenings.
  • Must have excellent organizational, communication, data collection, computer and writing skills and be able to work independently.
  • Sensitivity to inner-city, below poverty level, and substance-using populations is required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

This is a Native Preference position.

Resumes and cover letters to:
Elizabeth Greywolf, NAL Recruitment, 2077 Centre St., W. Roxbury, MA 02132; or email:
(If sending electronically, please indicate “NAL Position” in subject line.)

Employment Opportunity Announcement
Job Title: Site Manager
Department: Native American LifeLines
Supervisor’s Title: Executive Director
Location: W. Roxbury, MA
Deadline: Open until filled
FLSA: Exempt
Compensation: Compensation will be determined at the time of hire, and reviewed periodically by Native American LifeLines.

Job Summary:
Responsible for clinical services, planning & supervision of prevention programs, case management, oversight of staff and reporting. Review & sign client treatment plans, monitor implementation of agency policies, ensure compliance with state & county requirements. Complete mental health & substance abuse evaluations, attend management meetings, provide training & evaluation of clinical employees, respond to client complaints, and other duties as assigned by Executive Director.

Qualifications Education and/or Experience:
Masters’ degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or a closely related field. Related work experience: Two years related experience including experience in substance abuse disorders and other addiction-related issues. Doctoral degree in psychology or related field, or licensure as a psychologist may substitute for some of the required experience.

Essential Duties:

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
  • Reviewing and signing all client treatment plans. The initial review will occur within 30 days of the intake appointment. Follow-up reviews will occur any time the treatment plan is updated or at least every 90 days (from the intake date).
  • Monitoring and overseeing the implementation of agency policies and procedures as well as evidence-based best practices in treatment.
  • Supervising case management responsibilities of the clinical staff including preparation of narrative notes, recording of treatment contacts, communicating with referral sources, and ensuring compliance with state and county requirements.
  • Completing comprehensive mental health and substance abuse evaluations including diagnostic impressions and the preparation of a full length narrative report.
  • The CD will attend and participate in management meetings as scheduled by the Executive Director.
  • The CD will provide or arrange for training and evaluation of all clinical employees. This will include scheduling in-service trainings, attending agency-wide quarterly trainings, and preparing 90 day and annual performance evaluations for all employees in a timely manner. Such records will be retained in the office to facilitate state and county review. All performance reviews will be forwarded to the Executive Director
  • The CD will listen to, investigate, and respond to client complaints in a timely manner. In the event that the matter cannot be resolved to the client’s satisfaction, the relevant documentation will be provided to the Director in accordance with the established grievance procedure.
  • The CD will ensure compliance with the agency’s policies for fee establishment and collections. Clients’ fee agreements will be reviewed and signed within 30 days of intake and within 7 days of any change. In concert with the Executive Director, the CD is authorized to negotiate a lower fee for sliding scale clients as long as financial need is documented. The CD will review fee collections on a monthly basis by examining billing cards.
  • The CD will follow organization policies as directed, and other duties as assigned to contribute to the overall operation and profitability of the organization.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Resumes and cover letters to:
Elizabeth Greywolf, NAL Recruitment, 2077 Centre St., W. Roxbury, MA 02132; or email:
(If sending electronically, please indicate “NAL Position” in subject line.)

Employment Opportunity Announcement
Employer: Forest Service Jobs
Location: Various, Please search descriptions

Forestry Technician, Assistant Fire Engine Operator, Fire Management Officer, NEPA Planner, Resource Assistant, Work Programs Officer, Biological Science Technician, Wildlife Technician, Range Technician, Hand Crew Supervisor, Human Resources Specialist, Rangeland Management Specialist, Biological Scientist, Nurse Instructor, Pharmacy Instructor, Purchasing Agent, Range/Minerals Specialist, Forester, Archaeology Technician, Archeologist, This Biological Science Aid, Budget Analyst, Regional Budget Officer, Director Acquisition Management, Dispatcher, Fisheries Technician, Fisheries Biologist, Visitor Services Information Assistant, Geologist, Patrol Captain, Law Enforcement Officer, Personnel Security Assistant, Park Ranger, Timber Sale Administrator, Wildlife Biologist, Wildlife Technician, Visitor Service Information Assistant, Timber Management Assistant, Training Specialist, Visitor Information Services, Safety Officer, Recreation Assistant, Natural Resource Specialist, Range Management Specialist, Information Receptionist, Human Resources Assistant, Zone Hydrologist, Logistics Dispatcher, Fire Dispatcher, Helitack, Monitoring Crew, Weed Management Technicians, Seasonal Biological Science Tech. Plants, Fuels Crew Member, Forestry AID Maintenance Worker, Social Services Assistant, Recreation Special Uses Permit Administrator, Support Services Supervisor, Material Handler, Forest Transportation Manager, Civil Engineer, Ranger, Engineering Technician, Tribal Relations Program Manager, Clerk, Administrative Support Assistant, Deputy Ranger, Fire Ecologist, Purchasing Agent, Spatial Database Specialist, Grants Management Specialist, Guidance Counselor, NEPA Coordinator, Psychologist, Hotshot Crew Member, Maintenance Worker, Pilot, Smokejumper,

For more information on any jobs listed above, visit: or

Employment Opportunity Announcement
Employer: National Institutes of Health


Title: Tenure-Eligible PI
Deadline: February 15, 2013

Job Description:

The Molecular Imaging Program (MIP), Center for Cancer Research (CCR), National Cancer Institute (NCI), invites applications to fill a tenure-eligible Principal Investigator position. The Center for Cancer Research (CCR) is an intramural research component of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). CCR's enabling infrastructure facilitates clinical studies at the NIH Clinical Center, the world's largest dedicated clinical research complex; provides extensive opportunities for collaboration; and allows scientists and clinicians to undertake high-risk, high-impact laboratory- and clinic-based investigations. Investigators are supported by a wide array of intellectual and technological and research resources. For an overview of CCR, please visit .

The MIP is dedicated to accelerating the discovery of new treatments for cancer using advanced imaging methods. The MIP's current research includes: activatable optical imaging, photo immunotherapy, and the development of novel radionuclide and MR imaging agents. Candidates must have a Ph.D., or M.D. degree or equivalent doctoral degree in a relevant field with post-doctoral experience and an extensive background in pre-clinical imaging including MR and optical imaging, photochemistry and molecular biology. Applicants with interest in these or any complimentary areas, and who have a proven ability to conduct innovative research, are encouraged to apply.

The incumbent will receive research support for developing a state-of-the art laboratory that includes sufficient space, equipment, and a supply budget to sustain a research program. Salary is commensurate with research experience and accomplishments. This position is not restricted to U.S. citizens. Interested applicants should submit a CV and bibliography, a brief statement of research interests (no more than two pages) to Murali Cherukuri, Ph.D., Search Chair, c/o Mirna Martinez, Building 10, Room B3B69, Bethesda, MD 20892. Also at the following link: The search will remain open until a qualified applicant is found.

Title: Staff Scientist
Deadline: Open-ended

Job Description:

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) conducts and supports a global program of research to better understand, treat, and ultimately prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases. In the NIAID Laboratory of Allergic Diseases, the Mast Cell Biology Section (MCBS) has an opening for a staff scientist with expertise in mast cell biology and techniques applicable to understanding the control of mast-cell function.

The overall research mission of the Laboratory of Allergic Diseases is to better understand the pathogenesis of allergic diseases and to work toward diagnosis and therapy, integrating both basic and clinical research programs. The focus of the MCBS is on understanding the control of human mast cell function in disorders of mast cell proliferation and activation by examining how the mast cell signalosome under epigenetic control modulates mast-cell behavior. The ultimate goal is to develop novel approaches to the treatment of allergic diseases.

The successful applicant will implement and contribute to a research program focused on signal transduction pathways and their control in mast cell proliferation and activation. This position requires a Ph.D. in cell biology, molecular biology, or immunology and five to ten years of experience in immune/mast cell signal transduction. An understanding of expression and sequencing platforms and associated bioinformatics, a strong publication record, a proven ability to direct research and coordinate collaborative projects, and a demonstrated ability to conduct translational research are musts. For more information about the MCBS, visit the Laboratory of Allergic Diseases website: To apply, send curriculum vitae, bibliography, three letters of recommendation, and a short statement about your skill set and research interests (no more than two pages) to Dr. Dean D. Metcalfe, Chief, Laboratory of Allergic Diseases, at or 10 Center Drive MSC 1881, Building 10, Room 11C207, Bethesda, MD 20892. HHS, NIH, and NIAID are equal opportunity employers.

Title: Chief
Deadline: Open-ended

Job Description:

The NEI seeks to develop a new program in computational analysis that fully employs human genomic, transcriptomic, proteomic, metabolomic, neurophysiological and clinical data sets to reconstruct biological networks characteristic of normal and disease states. The magnitude, diversity, rich information content, and hierarchical connectivity of these data sets require the utilization and development of novel quantitative tools. The goal is to understand human disease at a molecular level in order to develop mechanism-based therapeutic interventions. We invite applications for head of a new laboratory of Computational Medicine within the NEI Intramural Research Program. This initiative seeks to integrate and translate knowledge from genetics and biology to a wide range of disease processes using systems, network, statistical and bioinformatics approaches. The NEI/NIH provides an exceptional environment of dedicated scientists as well as a wide range of resources. We currently envision that this program will be located in the newly constructed Porter Neuroscience complex that houses a diverse set of investigators from many different Institutes. The successful candidate will be expected to recruit tenure-track faculty in areas that may include computational medicine or neuroscience, network biology, genetic or molecular epidemiology, cell and molecular biology, statistical genetics, bioinformatics, and biostatistics into the new Laboratory of Computational Medicine. Applicants should have a MD, MD/PhD or PhD and an outstanding record of accomplishments in genetics, epidemiology, neuroscience, cell and molecular biology, biostatistics, or a related quantitative discipline. Senior scientists would have the opportunity to maintain their participation in existing collaborative research in non-eye diseases if desired.

This position will remain open until filled. Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, bibliography, copies of their five most significant publications, a summary of research accomplishments, names of three references, and a detailed experimental plan for the development of this program. These materials should be sent to: The Office of the Scientific Director, National Eye Institute, Attention: Ms. Mica Gordon (, NIH Building 31, 31 Center Drive, Room 6A22, Bethesda, MD, 20892. The National Eye Institute does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factor. DHHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers.

Title: Tenure-Track Investigator Position
Deadline: Open-ended

Job Description:

The Division of Intramural Research, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), located in Bethesda, MD, is seeking a tenure-track scientist to establish an independent research program in hearing and balance. We welcome applications from candidates with clinical or basic research interests in hearing and balance or disorders of these processes. Preference will be given to candidates whose experimental approaches complement those of our existing strong programs in the genetics, development and cell biology of hearing and balance. The successful candidate will join a dynamic group of scientists in a growing intramural program at the forefront of research on communication disorders. Research space is located in a newly constructed, inter-Institute neuroscience research center ( which includes state-of-the art NIDCD core facilities. Visit for more information.

The NIDCD offers an exceptional working environment including well-equipped research laboratories, the NIH Clinical Research Center, and numerous opportunities for collaboration. This position includes a generous start-up allowance, an ongoing commitment of research space, laboratory resources, and positions for personnel and trainees. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. and/or M.D., post-doctoral experience, and an outstanding publication record. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Please submit a curriculum vitae including bibliography, three reprints of recent relevant publications, statement of research interests, an outline of your proposed research, and the names and addresses of three references to: Ms. Linda de Iberri, Office of the Scientific Director, NIDCD, 5 Research Court, Room 2B28, Rockville, MD 20892 ( Applications will be reviewed starting March 1, 2013 and accepted until the position is filled. DHHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers and encourage applications from women and minorities.

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