National Institute on Aging, NIH — Deputy Director

The Deputy Director position at the National Institute on Aging (NIA) offers an exciting opportunity to serve as the second-in-command to the NIA Director in the scientific and managerial leadership of the Institute. The NIA, one of the 27 Institutes and Centers of NIH, leads broad scientific and research efforts to understand the nature of aging, aging processes, diseases and conditions associated with the nature of aging and extending healthy active years of life. The NIA is the primary federal agency responsible for research on Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. 

Qualifications: a M.D. and/or Ph.D.; senior-level research experience and knowledge of research programs in one or more scientific areas related to aging research; and recognition and respect within their profession, both nationally and internationally, as individuals of outstanding scientific competence. In addition, candidates must have demonstrated ability in: 1) planning, implementing, and analyzing program objectives and priorities, 2) managing financial and human resources, and 3) leading a research program involving extensive internal and external collaboration. For full position details and application procedures, please see the announcement located at Closes: Monday, November 29, 2021, Vacancy Contact: Brenda Fogel at