The Global Recruitment Unit (GRU) serves the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) 27 Institutes and Centers (ICs) with global recruitments for positions such as; Physicians, Purchasing Agents, Health Scientist Administrators and Pathways (Student Trainees). Applying to one of the global recruitments below could provide an avenue for consideration across many of the participating ICs at NIH. Any participating IC can review eligible candidates for their vacancies and set up interviews. Your application may be reviewed by participating hiring officials throughout all of NIH.
Please review the upcoming announcements below to see if you’d like to join our NIH team!
Current Global Recruitment Vacancies
Physician - Intramural
As a Physician in an intramural program area, you will be responsible for administering clinical, basic and independent research programs; analyzing, evaluating and generating scientific and clinical data; and conceptualizing new research direction and projects.
Apply to Intramural Physician Announcements on USAJobs. A valid medical license is needed to qualify for all Clinical positions.
Physician - Extramural
As a Physician in an extramural program area, you will utilize your medical expertise to administer extramural research grants or contracts in a major program area. You will evaluate activities of funded investigators and make recommendations regarding the contribution of the research to the goals and objectives of the program.
Apply to Extramural Physician Announcements on USAJobs. Medical licensure is not needed to qualify for Research positions.
These announcements may be used to fill positions in the following medical specialties and more:
Acute Lung Injury
Adverse Childhood Events
|Blood Diseases||Pain Research|
|Cardiology||Pediatric Lung Disease|
|Cardiovascular Sciences||Pediatric Oncology|
|Child and Adolescent Psychiatry||Pediatrics|
|Clinical Network Management||Pharmacogenomics|
|Clinical Trials||Physical Medicine|
|Craniofacial Anomalies||Prenatal Substance Exposure|
|Critical Care||Primary Care|
|Family Medicine||Pulmonary Hypertension|
|Health Disparities||Regenerative Biology|
|HIV co-infections||Sickle Cell Disease|
|Internal Medicine||Translational Medicine|
|Laboratory Medicine||Translational Research|
If you have any questions about these positions or the application process, please contact:
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