NIH Seeks Director for National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Richard Drury Richard_Drury at
Thu Jan 11 23:34:55 EST 1996

The U.S. National Institutes of Health is seeking a senior executive to direct 
its Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS).  The NIGMS provides funding 
support for the most basic of the biomedical research programs.  The mission 
is to promote the development of new scientific knowledge regarding the 
fundamental structures and life processes that underlie human health.  

This position pays in the range of $97,991 to $122,040 per annum. In addition: 

   o   Physician candidates may be eligible for an additional comparability 
       allowance of up to $20,000 per year; 

   o   Non-Federal government candidates may be eligible for an additional 
       recruitment bonus of up to 25% of base pay; and 

   o   Permanent Federal government candidates who must relocate to accept 
       this position may be eligible for an additional relocation bonus of up 
       to 25% of base pay.

The NIGMS Director provides leadership, direction and coordination of the 
Institute's programs; formulates overall policies relating to the Institute's 
programs and goals; provides management and administrative services to the 
Institute; collects, develops and disseminates information on basic biomedical 
research undertakings; and ensures that results of Institute research are 
appropriately evaluated and transferred to the medical community and the 
public.  The NIGMS employs 171 Full Time Equivalent (FTE) staff members who 
administer an annual budget of $904 million. 

For more information about this senior employment opportunity, please see: 


At this World Wide Web location, you can browse a full hypertext description 
of this position and its qualification requirements.  You can even apply 
online.  For further information about this position, you can also contact Mr. 
Fred Walker at: 

   National Institutes of Health
   Division of Senior Systems
   6120 Executive Blvd., Suite 100
   Rockville, Maryland 20852 USA

   E-mail: Fred_Walker at

   Fax: 301-402-6139

Please refer to vacancy announcement number GM-96-0001 in any correspondence 
with Mr. Walker.

Richard Drury                             Richard_Drury at
National Institutes of Health               voice: 301-496-4368
Bethesda, Maryland, USA                       fax: 301-496-5240

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