NORD’s membership is comprised of a diverse array of patient organizations. Currently we have 280 members who together represent hundreds of diseases. NORD supports these member organizations in a multitude of ways, including listing their job openings on our website. Please see below for current job openings from our member organizations.
The Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation (NETRF) is seeking a Director of Research who can drive the continued development of a $4-5 million scientific research program to search for better treatments and cures for neuroendocrine tumors. NETRF is the largest private funder of NET research. Since its inception, NETRF has awarded more than $22 million in research grants to scientists at renowned research institutions and now supports projects on three continents.
The Director of Research is responsible for implementing NETRF’s research program in collaboration with the Board of Scientific Advisors, Board of Directors and Foundation staff. The Director serves as the primary liaison with the NETRF Board of Scientific Advisors. As the Foundation’s research program grows, the Director identifies strategies to ensure the Foundation’s funding is proactive, strategic and innovative to have impact in basic, translational, and clinical research. The Director is responsible for overseeing the grant administration process, from RFA through peer-review, selection, and monitoring.