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

Current NIH Scientific Vacancies

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

PositionPayClose Date (Sorted ascending)
Postdoctoral fellows, RNA Biology Laboratory, NCI Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Staff Clinician, The Laboratory of Clinical Immunology and Microbiology, (NIAID) Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Staff Scientist, NIH Imaging Biomarkers and Computer-Aided Diagnosis Laboratory, NIH Clinical Center Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Post-baccalaureate fellows, RNA Biology Laboratory, NCI Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Staff Scientist, Molecular Neurobiology Section, NINDS Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Tenure-Track/Tenure-Eligible Investigator, Laboratory of Viral Diseases, NIAID Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Staff Scientist, Biological Chemistry Section, NIDCR Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Scientific Information Officer, Division of lntramural Research, NIEHS Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Chief, Parasitology and International Programs Branch, NIAID Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Staff Clinician (Physician), Vaccine Research Center,NIAID $139,245 to $350,000 annually
Physicians, Division of AIDS. NIAID $121,316 to $285,000
Postdoctoral Fellow, Functional Transcriptomics Section (NCI) Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Tenure-Track Investigator, Radiation Epidemiology Branch (NCI) Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Program Director, Channels, Synapses and Circuits Cluster (NINDS) Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Tenure-Track Position in Lung Extracellular Matrix Biology (NIEHS) Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Staff Scientist, Mass Spectrometry Research and Support Group (NIEHS) Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Postdoctoral research, NCI, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis (DCTD) Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Staff Scientist, Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch (OEEB), NCI Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Postdoctoral Research Position (NCI) Commensurate with qualifications and experience Open until filled
Staff Scientist, Glycobiology Commensurate with qualifications and experience Open until filled
Staff Scientist, Division of Intramural Research (NIMHD) Commensurate with qualifications and experience Open until filled
Staff Clinician, Office of the Clinical Director of the (NIMH) Commensurate with qualifications and experience Open until filled
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