The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) is accepting applications from eligible candidates for the position of Medical Officer at the National Center on Sleep Disorders Research (NCSDR). The Medical Officer is expected to focus on sleep disorder medicine and the development of a portfolio in sleep research training.

Candidates may apply at The NHLBI mission area is primarily concerned with the fundamental regulation of sleep; sleep disordered breathing (SDB) etiology, pathophysiology, epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment; SDB as an etiological risk factor for heart, lung and blood disorders; circadian rhythm disorders, and the relationship of sleep deficiency to risk and outcomes of heart, lung, and blood disorders.

The deadline to submit an application is Wednesday, September 5, 2012. This is a full time position with a duty station at the National Institute of Health (NIH), in Bethesda, MD. 

Complete ONLINE Applications MUST be submitted while the specific vacancy announcement is open using the USAJOBS.GOV procedure. USAJOBS.GOV is the only mechanism by which online applications are accepted.  Independent of the application, candidates may Email a CV to Dr. Michael Twery, Director, NCSDR, at but please note that sending a CV to Dr. Twery is NOT an application.  Questions regarding NCSDR sleep research programs can be addressed to Dr. Twery at 301-435-0199.