Health Scientist Administrator

Bethesda, MD and Durham, NC
The salary will be based upon individual qualifications and professional experience.
Sep 15, 2016
Nov 10, 2016
Result Type
Position Type
Full Time

Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Health Scientist Administrator Positions

The National Institutes of Health invites applications for a professional track currently available in one of our 27 Institutes and Centers. We are the nation’s premier medical research agency, serving as the foundation for the medical innovation sector, and making important medical discoveries that improve health and save lives! The National Institutes of Health has a number of Health Scientist Administrator vacancies. The salaries for these positions are based upon individual qualifications and professional experience.  A full benefits package is available, which includes retirement, Thrift Savings Plan participation, health, life and long-term care insurance.

  • As a Health Scientist Administrator (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 Health Scientist Administrator (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 NIH will ONLY be accepting applications for these Health Scientist Administrator positions from October 3, 2016 – October 12, 2016 for Montgomery County, MD and Durham, NC.

For scientific specialties, qualification requirements, evaluation criteria, and application instructions, view the vacancy announcements at For Health Scientist Administrator questions, please contact Sandra Muñoz-Cintrón at

HHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers