Health Scientist Administrator/ Social and Behavioral Scientist Administrator/ Program Officer


National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Institute on Aging (NIA)


Bethesda, Maryland


Please send resume and letter of interest to

To view specific position details, visit the Careers at NIA website,


NIA is the primary federal agency supporting and conducting Alzheimer's disease research. NIA is looking for scientists to develop and administrator research to combat age-related conditions to promote health longevity.

Position duties include:

  • Developing, expanding, and overseeing programs, performing computational research, and managing clinical trial portfolios.
  • Collaborating with other NIA Divisions to address common research challenges.
  • Devising programs, overseeing applications and awards, and interacting with the scientific community at meetings and workshops and participating in the NIA and NIH.


  • A degree (preferably a Ph.D. or equivalent) in health or pertinent sciences (i.e., neuroscience, biology, genomics, etc.) allied to health, health related research, behavioral and/or social sciences.
  • Recognizable accomplishment and career progression in a research activity related to health or biomedical/behavioral sciences.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, to plan, initiate, administer, and evaluate a scientific program successfully.
  • Familiarity with the dynamics of health-related research.