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    The Division of Genetics and Development Biology (DGDB), National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), National Institutes of Health is recruiting for a Health Scientist Administrator (Program Officer).

    For more information on the Division of Genetics and Development Biology, please visit the following page: http://https://www.nigms.nih.gov/about/overview/Pages/GDB.aspx.aspx.

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    As a Health Scientist Administrator, you will:

    • Perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities relating to the administration of a large research grants program in biomedical research and training.
    • Serve as an expert for a significant segment of a subject matter or program area and provides technical guidance to the scientific community in planning, coordinating, and evaluating proposed research projects and programs of interest to the agency.
    • Recommend policies and procedures to improve operations of the Branch and Division.
    • Identify new basic biological science and biological research concepts, projects and initiatives to appropriate advisory groups.
    • Perform scientific and administrative reviews and analyses of applications/proposals from a programmatic viewpoint.
    • Organize and conduct workshops, conferences, symposia or similar activities to foster the aims of the Branch and the Division, to facilitate communication among investigators, or to advise on the status of progress and emerging directions of research in the assigned program area.
    • Participate in the development, coordination, and administration of grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts established to fulfill the mission of the Branch and Division.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Some travel required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

  • Job family (Series)

    0601 General Health Science

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