Executive Careers at NIH

Are you looking for a senior or executive level career at NIH? These positions include:

  • Institute & Center Directors
  • Deputy Directors
  • Senior Executive Service positions
  • Other Senior Level positions at the NIH

Scroll below to view current vacancies.

Criteria for posting an executive position

The position must be of an executive level (SES or Equivalent) within the respective IC; having significant authority and oversight in leading/directing a program and staff, working across a broad spectrum impacting the internal NIH community as well as working with external partners and stakeholders, often times having national/international impact. Positions are typically at the Division Director level or higher.

If you have an executive position at the NIH that you would like advertised on this page, please contact Mariela Light, (301) 496-9788.

In addition, there is a template with specific fields of information that should appear on all announcements. Please reach out to Mariela Light for the template.

Current NIH Executive Vacancies

PositionICPayClose Date
Deputy Director, National Institute of Nursing Research NINR Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Director Office of Mission Integration and Financial Management NIAID $135,468 - $203,700
Chief Financial Officer CC $135,468 - $203,700
Director Legislative and Governmental Affairs Office OD $135,468 - $203,700
Director, Tribal Health Research Office OD Commensurate with qualifications and experience Open until filled
Clinical Director, National Eye Institute NEI Commensurate with qualifications and experience Open until filled
Director, Division of Therapeutics and Medical Consequences (DTMC) NIDA Commensurate with qualifications and experience Open until filled
Clinical Director, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development NICHD Commensurate with qualifications and experience Open until filled
Scientific Director NIAAA Commensurate with qualifications and experience Open until filled
Director, Vaccine Research Center NIAID Commensurate with qualifications and experience Open until filled
Clinical Director, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders NIDCD Commensurate with qualifications and experience Open until filled
Director, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) OD Commensurate with qualifications and experience Open until filled
Director, Division of Genetics and Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology NIGMS Commensurate with qualifications and experience Open until filled
Scientific Director, National Eye Institute (NEI) NEI Commensurate with qualifications and experience Open until filled
Scientific Director, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke NINDS Commensurate with qualifications and experience Open until filled
Scientific Director, National Library of Medicine NLM Commensurate with qualifications and experience Open until filled
Clinical Director NIDDK Commensurate with qualifications and experience Open until filled
Clinical Director NINR Commensurate with qualifications and experience Open until filled
Director, Office of Dietary Supplements OD Commensurate with qualifications and experience Open until filled

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