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 Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) Cohort Program is a newly established office within the NIH Office of the Director.  The highly visible initiative will result in the establishment of the nation's premier research cohort.

If you are a highly motivated and energetic individual, and you have experience providing leadership and direction for a biomedical or health-related research program, then consider joining our team.

The ideal candidate is known and respected within their profession, both nationally and internationally, as an individual of outstanding scientific competence with the ability to negotiate on behalf of a multi-tiered organizational on scientific research issues that affect the organization and other biomedical research communities.

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As the Deputy Director for the PMI Cohort Program, you will perform duties to include:

  • Providing expert advice and counsel to the PMI Cohort Director and the NIH Director with regard to cross-cutting science policy issues.
  • Playing a central role in planning, policy development, and analysis necessary to provide a sound basis for key policy and program decisions by the PMI Cohort Director and the NIH Director.
  • Performing analysis and evaluation of significant problems or questions pertaining to the PMI Cohort and NIH activities, programs and policies.
  • Representing the PMI Cohort Program on task forces, work groups, and other collaborations with senior level officials both inside and outside of the federal government.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No