Staff Clinician, Neuroimmunology Clinic

National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Dec 8, 2023

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The NINDS Neuroimmunology Clinic seeks a multiple sclerosis-specialized neurologist for a full-time position as Staff Clinician 1, on the Research Physician academic track at the NIH Clinical Center, in Bethesda, MD. The Neuroimmunology Clinic comprises nurses, clinical research staff, and trainees, and specializes in cutting-edge, early-phase clinical trials and natural history studies of multiple sclerosis (MS), HTLV-associated myelitis/tropical spastic paraparesis (HAM/TSP), and progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML). The Clinic engages closely with the NINDS Experimental Immunotherapeutics Unit, Quantitative MRI Core Facility, Translational Neuroradiology Section, and Viral Immunology Section.

The Staff Clinician 1, will participate in the following, focusing primarily on MS and HAM/TSP: patient management; planning, implementation, and execution of clinical research protocols; analysis and presentation of data from those protocols; and teaching of clinical fellows and other trainees. In this, the Staff Clinician will interact closely with numerous clinical and translational programs at NINDS and other NIH Institutes.

The position represents a unique and exciting opportunity for a multiple sclerosis-trained neurologist who is interested in focusing on clinical research in a research-focused clinical environment at the world’s largest research hospital, the NIH Clinical Center.

Applicants must be neurologists with fellowship training or equivalent experience in multiple sclerosis. Experience with the differential diagnosis and management of multiple sclerosis is critical. The ideal candidate will also have substantial training and experience in clinical research.

Applicants must hold an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. or equivalent degree, as well as a permanent, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a state, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States. They must further meet all requirements to be credentialed at the NIH Clinical Center.

Salary will be commensurate with experience. A full civil service package of benefits (including retirement, health, life and long-term care insurance, Thrift Savings Plan, etc.) is available.

Applicants should send a CV with bibliography, statement of research interests, and list of 3 references, to

Dr. Lauren Reoma (, with a copy to Melissa Arey ( Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Applications from women, persons from underrepresented groups, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged. T42 appointees can be U.S. citizens, resident aliens, or nonresident aliens with a valid employment authorized visa. The position is subject to a background check.

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