The National Institutes of Health, a major research component of the Department of Health and Human Services, invites you to apply for two professional tracks currently available in one of the 24 Institutes and Centers that award extramural grants: Health Scientist Administrator (Program Officer) and Health Scientist Administrator (Scientific Review Officer). The mission of the NIH is to further science in pursuit of fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to extend healthy life and reduce the burdens of illness and disability. Come join the nation’s premier medical research agency, where we are making important medical discoveries that improve health and save lives!
As a Program Officer, you will stimulate, plan, direct, and evaluate activities for a portfolio of research projects, research program and other grant/awards, cooperative agreements, and/or contracts in the assigned program area and the discovery, development and evaluation of associated prevention and therapeutic strategies.
As a Scientific Review Officer, you will be responsible for the initial administrative and scientific merit review of grant applications for research programs and/or research training and career development grants through interaction with established scientists in a variety of fields. You will assure the fairness and consistency of the scientific peer review process and provide guidance on peer review policies and procedures to applicants, reviewers, and Institute staff.
The scientific specialties include, but are not limited to the following: biology; biochemistry; cellular biology; cardiology; chemistry; clinical research; clinical trials; drug development; epidemiology; genetics; genomics; health informatics; heart, lung, and blood disorders; imaging informatics; immunology; microbiology; neurology; neuroscience; pharmacology; product development; psychology; regulatory affairs; sleep disorders; substance abuse; translational research; and vascular disorders.
The salary range for these positions is $74,872 to $136,771 per annum, commensurate with qualifications and professional experience. A full benefits package is available, which includes retirement, Thrift Savings Plan participation, health, life, and long-term care insurance.
For qualification requirements, evaluation criteria, and application instructions, view the vacancy announcements at http://jobs.nih.gov/globalrecruitment . Please contact Denise Peterson at 301-435-4762 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
HHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers