• Administration & Management - Non-Academic
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Health Scientist Administrator (Program Officer)

Division of AIDS

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), one of the largest Institutes of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is seeking exceptional and motivated candidates to serve as a program officer within the Division of AIDS (DAIDS). DAIDS supports a global research portfolio to advance biological knowledge of HIV/AIDS and its related co-infections and co-morbidities. DAIDS develops and supports the infrastructure and biomedical research needed to halt the spread of HIV through the development of an effective vaccine and biomedical prevention strategies that are safe and desirable; develops novel approaches for the treatment and cure of HIV infection; and treats and/or prevents HIV co-infections and co-morbidities of greatest significance.

DAIDS seeks candidates for program officer positions, which serve as Contracting Officer Representatives (COR) in the areas of pre-clinical and/or clinical research. As a COR, you will provide programmatic input into the development of the solicitation, negotiations, and resulting contracts; serve as the technical liaison between the contractor and the Contracting Officer; and ensure satisfactory performance and timely delivery of deliverables as set forth in the contract, including deliverable inspection and invoice review.


Candidates must be U.S. citizens and demonstrate that they have worked independently in planning, organizing, and conducting biomedical behavioral health or health-related research and served effectively in research program administration in these fields.

Experienced CORs in the areas of pre-clinical and clinical research are preferred.

To Apply

Visit and access the following health scientist administrator (HSA)/program officer vacancy announcements, open May 18 through May 27, 2020:

GS-12/13/14 HSA (Program Officer/Scientific Review Officer)

•    NIH-GR-DE-20-10807442 (U.S. citizens)

•    NIH-GR-MP-20-10812389(status candidates)

GS-15 Supervisory HSA (Program Officer/Scientific Review Officer)

•    NIH-GR-DE-20-10809707(U.S. citizens)

•    NIH-GR-MP-20-10817127(status candidates)

For more information about health science administrator positions and qualification requirements, visit Global Recruitment: Recruiting for all of NIH.

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HHS, NIH, and NIAID are equal opportunity employers.

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