The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced its search for a director for the National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research (NCMRR). A news release from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) reports that the NCMRR oversees the NIH grant portfolio for rehabilitation research. The NCMRR is seeking an “exceptional and visionary leader” to manage operations that involve over 150 research projects with a budget of more than $66 million.

According to the APTA news release, the primary focus of NCMRR is on the health, productivity, independence, and quality of life for persons with disabilities. The center’s areas of research include a range of subjects, such as promoting recovery, improving movement, adapting to a disability, and evaluating rehabilitation effectiveness and training in rehabilitation methods and techniques.

To view the vacancy announcement from the NIH, visit

Source: APTA