Health Scientist Administrator, Genomics Research Branch

National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health
Job Location
Rockville, MD 20852
Commensurate with education and experience
Job Description

The Genomics Research Branch in NIMH

Program Officer Position

Health Scientist Administrator GS-12/13/14


The Genomics Research Branch, within the Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science, at NIMH is looking for two motivated individuals to serve as Program Officers in the Branch.  The individual will identify and formulate program needs to achieve an integrated and responsive effort in human genomics of psychiatric illness and domains of function.  As a program officer in this branch, the selected candidate will stimulate, plan, advise, and direct program activities for a portfolio of research projects and grant or cooperative agreement awards in human genomics.  Familiarity with the various NIH support mechanisms is important, and the ability to lead discussions with basic and translational researchers in the area of human genomics of brain disorders is essential.



The successful candidate will be a U.S. citizen and possess a Ph.D. (or equivalent doctoral degree) in an academic field of the health or pertinent sciences (i.e., neuroscience, genetics, biology, etc.). Degrees in fields that emphasize human genomics is preferred, but degrees in neuroscience, statistics or other related fields will be considered. A publication record and familiarity with current literature in human genomic research areas are critical. Fluency in written and spoken English is required, and motivation to serve as a team member in the Human Genomics Research Branch is necessary.

How to Apply

An announcement will be forthcoming through USA Jobs in the September timeframe.  For additional information, please contact:


Dr. Anjenѐ Addington

Acting Branch Chief

Genomics Research Branch

Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science




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