Scientific Careers at NIH

As the steward of medical and behavioral research for the Nation, the NIH scientific community encompasses diverse biomedical professionals involved in direct patient care activities, research, and/or scientific administrative roles. Scientific positions at the NIH include nurse researcher, physician-scientist, clinical and basic researchers, and data scientists. Additionally, the NIH supports the next generation of scientists, funding thousands of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows across the United States.

This website is designed to host advertisements of mid-level scientific administrative and scientist-researcher positions as well as links to identify current NIH training programs.

If you have a scientific position at the NIH that you would like advertised on this page, please contact Mitzi Kosciulek at mitzi.kosciulek@nih.gov or (301) 594-2157.

Criteria for Posting an NIH Scientific Position

The position must be of a scientific, research, or scientific/administrator position within the respective IC. Positions typically are not advertised on USA Jobs but rather thru T-42 (g). Examples of positions include: Staff Scientist, Fellows & Trainees, and some alternative staff options.

Please reach out to Mitzi Kosciulek at Mitzi.Kosciulek@nih.gov for more information.

Current NIH Scientific Vacancies

This list is not comprehensive and represents only currently and recently advertised positions.

Position Pay Close Date
Staff Scientist, Mass Spectrometry Research and Support Group (NIEHS) Commensurate with qualifications and experience Mon, Apr 22nd 2019
Staff Scientist - Integrative Tumor Epidemiology Branch (NCI) Commensurate with qualifications and experience Fri, Apr 19th 2019
Director, Office of Science Policy and Analysis (NIDCR) Commensurate with qualifications and experience Thu, Apr 18th 2019
Staff Scientist, Intramural Research Program (NIBIB) Commensurate with qualifications and experience Mon, Mar 25th 2019
Associate Director, Precision Oncology Research (NCI) Commensurate with qualifications and experience Thu, Mar 7th 2019
Director, Division of Occupational Health and Safety (ORS) $150,000 - $230,000 Open until filled
Staff Scientist, Stem Cell Biology Group (NIEHS) Commensurate with qualifications and experience Open until filled
Postdoctoral Researcher, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Commensurate with qualifications and experience Open until filled
Staff Scientist, Division of Intramural Research (NIMHD) Commensurate with qualifications and experience Open until filled
Computational Biologist/Bioinformaticist (NIEHS) Commensurate with qualifications and experience Open until filled
Biostatistician and Computational Biologist (NIEHS) Commensurate with qualifications and experience Open until filled