The National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research (NCMRR) is searching for a new Director. This position would be a unique opportunity for a physiatrist. Any rehabilitation and disability science leaders, including individuals who have personal experience with disability, are encouraged to apply. The official job posting and description can be found here. Applications must be received by January 3, 2020.
The NCMRR is a major source at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) of research and training to promote health, productivity, independence, and quality of life for people with disabilities. The NCMRR focused on such areas of research as improving movement, promoting recovery, adapting to a disability, and understanding body-injury responses; health promotion and prevention of injury and disability; technology development to improve the diagnosis, treatment and everyday functioning of people with disabilities; developing assistive devices and bioengineering technologies to promote function and participation; evaluating rehabilitation effectiveness; and training researchers and medical professionals in rehabilitation methods and techniques.