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If you have experience providing advice and guidance regarding ethics policies and procedures to manage all aspects of ethics programs, then you should consider the National Institutes of Health as an Ethics Program Specialist. This positions are located in the following Institutes:

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), 
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The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), Ethics Branch (EB), of the Division of Management (DM) is seeking an Ethics Specialist who is exceptionally talented, knowledgeable and motivated, with experience providing advice and guidance regarding Federal Standards of Conduct (Ethics) policies and procedures, and managing all aspects of NIH Ethics programs.

The Office of Ethics within the Office of Management at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) incorporates multiple roles and functions that are vital to the support of the NCI Director and the mission of the Institute.  The Office of Ethics administers a comprehensive ethics program that reflects statutory responsibility and integrity to the public and trains, advises, and enables employees and managers on the application of conflict of interest statutes, standards of ethical conduct, regulations and NIH policy. 


As an Ethics Program Specialist at the NIMH, your duties will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Researching, interpreting, and applying conflict of interest rules, regulations, policies, and procedures to specific cases and issues.
  • Providing advice relative to ethics rules, procedures, and regulations to ensure compliance and implementation of an effective ethics program(s).
  • Managing all aspects of public and confidential financial disclosures.
  • Coordinating the planning, development, and implementation of ethics training activities, including design of curricula incorporating controversial issues and specific case law.
  • Assisting in the conduct of reviews of organizational ethics programs to evaluate effectiveness and adherence to statutes, regulations, and established organizational policies.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No