Cardiologist/Staff Clinician - Cardiovascular Branch

Bethesda, Maryland
Aug 17, 2023
Oct 17, 2023
Cardiology, Research

Department of Health and Human Services

National Institutes of Health

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Cardiologist/Staff Clinician
 Cardiovascular Branch 

The Division of Intramural Research (DIR) of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) is seeking to recruit an outstanding Staff Clinician to perform cardiac MRI and cutting-edge research within the Cardiovascular Branch Clinical Physiology Laboratory. The research program aims to study how cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can be used to further understand heart failure and provide deep phenotyping of these patients. This program performs research and includes patients at both the NIH Clinical Center and at Medstar Washington Hospital Center. The position includes on site work with patients and cardiac MRI analysis at both locations. A key component of this position is serving as the liaison between NHLBI and Medstar for this ongoing research collaboration.

The Cardiovascular Branch of the NHLBI conducts research on diseases that affect the heart, blood, blood vessels and lungs with specific projects aimed to answer clinically relevant issues using methods ranging from a molecular level up to and including clinical projects in diagnostics, therapeutics and interventions; and emphasize creation of an environment where scientists and physician scientists can work together on disease specific issues using the most appropriate approaches available in the spectrum between the bench and the bedside. There are strong interactions with a wide range of independent research groups, and the position offers exceptional opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration within and outside of the NIH.

The existing faculty in the NHLBI DIR is an outstanding group of internationally recognized biomedical researchers covering a wide range of basic and clinical research topics (please see complemented by the other research institutes within the DIR (please see

The successful candidate should be a board-eligible cardiologist or radiologist with advanced training in cardiac imaging including MRI and have a strong track record of achievement, expertise and experience in the field of cardiac imaging. Salary is commensurate with research experience and accomplishments. 

Appointees may be US citizens, resident aliens, or non-resident aliens with or eligible to obtain a valid employment authorized visa.

Applications from women, minorities and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged.Applicants should send a 1-2 page descriptive letter of interest and research proposal, curriculum vitae and complete bibliography, and arrange for three letters of reference to be emailed to:


Maria Gonzalez-Stoltzfus

The review of applications will begin on rolling basis as complete application packages are submitted.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

HHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers

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