Job Overview


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, visitNIH Overview.

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Office of the Director (OD), Office of Extramural Research (OER), Office of Extramural Programs (OEP), Division of Biomedical Research Workforce (DBRW) provides ongoing analysis of the biomedical research workforce and evaluation of NIH policies to enable NIH to sustain and grow the biomedical research workforce at all levels to assure the most productive biomedical research endeavor and most effective use of taxpayer dollars.

If you are an exceptionally talented, knowledgeable and motivated individual, AND you want to play a significant role in a dynamic organization, then consider joining the DBRW as a Health Science Policy Analyst. 

This position is located in the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Office of the Director (OD), Office of Extramural Research (OER), Office of Extramural Programs (OEP), Division of Biomedical Research Workforce (DBRW). 


As a Health Science Policy Analyst, you will be responsible for collaborating with the Office of Extramural Research (OER) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) staff to create appropriate metrics to effectively analyze and organize aspects of NIH extramural science programs and policies, and evaluate and portray NIH performance. Some other responsibilities may include:

. Researching and analyzing complex scientific information.

. Developing responses to both internal and external inquiries based on information available in the NIH IMPACII or other sources.

. Collaborating with a variety of NIH Institute and Center (IC) staff, scientists, and program directors on trans-NIH objectives such as the evaluation of research training programs.

. Organizing, planning and scheduling individual tasks and complex projects to accomplish milestones and preparing deliverables in a timely manner.