Job Title:Global Health Program Officer-NLM-MP
Department:Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency:National Institutes of Health
Job Announcement Number:NIH-NLM-MP-12-620420
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/ Per Year|
|Friday, March 30, 2012 to
Thursday, April 5, 2012|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time -
|1 vacancy -
Montgomery County, MD United StatesView Map|
WHO MAY APPLY:
|Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)|
The NIH is the premier biomedical research center for the world. Its 27 Institutes and Centers employ approximately 18,000 employees doing a vast array of jobs, all supporting efforts for a healthy nation. For information on the NIH mission, goals, and Institutes and Centers, visit NIH Overview.
If you have experience serveing as an expert, point of contact, representative of, and liaison for global health and international activities, AND you want to play a significant role in a dynamic organization, then consider joining the National Library of Medicine (NLM)! This position is located in the National Library of Medicine, Office of the Director, Office of Health Information Programs.
Although the National Library of Medicine (NLM) is the world's largest library of the health sciences, with a collection of more than 7 million items, the Library also conducts research in biomedical communications, creates databases and search tools for molecular biology information resulting from the Human Genome Project, creates specialized information services in the areas of toxicology and environmental health and supports a nationwide network of medical libraries. The Library's various Web-based databases are the world's most consulted medical information resources for scientists, health professionals, and the public. Click on http://www.nlm.nih.gov/ for more information.
- Time in grade met within 30 days of closing date.
- Position is subject to a background investigation.
DUTIES:Back to top
As a Global Health Program Officer, you will use your expertise in global health and international activities to:
- Monitor, study, and evaluate international activities; prepare analytical reports, position papers, and substance-based policy recommendations regarding short- and long-term goals and objectives relating to the information needs of health sciences communities beyond the U.S. borders.
- Serve as the primary expert, point of contact, representative of, and liaison for global health and international activities to internal and external, governmental and non-governmental, committees and organizations, including: the NLM Outreach, Consumer Health and Health Disparities Coordinating Committee, Association for Health Information and Libraries in Africa, NIH Global Health Working Group, NIH Institute and Center International Representatives Committee, NIH mHealth Working Group, and others.
- Play a leadership role in policy development in global health and international activities, drawing from substantive expertise as well as from an understanding of the limits and opportunities that exist in policies that impact the pursuit of NLM priorities.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
To qualify for the position of Global Health Program Officer, GS-601-14,You must possess:
A. A degree in a major study in an academic field related to the health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of the position.
B. You must have at least one year of qualifying experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 level in the Federal Government obtained in either the private or public sector, performing the following types of tasks: serving as a liaison for international activities related to health initiatives; establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with Government agencies, universities, and other international research institutions; analyzing information and policies on health research programs; preparing reports and presenting briefings to senior staff on health research.
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This position has an education requirement. You must submit a copy of your transcripts (or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed and grades). Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package; however, official transcripts will be required prior to receiving an official offer. Click here for information on Foreign Education . If you are currently or were previously in this occupation series you do not need to submit transcripts. Instead, submit an SF-50 showing the appointment in this occupational series.
Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with Selective Service.
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