Current Vacancy

Health Scientist Administrator - Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch

The Organization

The Division of Cardiovascular Sciences supports research to advance understanding of and interventions for promoting heart and vascular health across the lifespan. It also supports, training, and research in behavioral, environmental, clinical, and healthcare approaches to reduce or eliminate cardiovascular factors and cardiovascular disease development or progression. Research include efficacy and effectiveness prevention trials that examine the effects of wide range of physical activity, nutritional, psychosocial, pharmacological, and organization of health care interventions.

The Role

A Health Scientist Administrator position is available within the Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch. The branch is seeking outstanding candidates with scientific expertise in one or more of the following areas: promotion of cardiovascular health and prevention of cardiovascular disease using a wide range of intervention approaches and reduction in health disparities; expertise in the behavioral, biological and social determinants of health; randomized trials including novel clinical trial designs, and pragmatic trials; and intervention research using clinical data science to inform and conduct clinical trials.

More Information

For additional information about this position, please contact, Lawrence Fine, Branch Chief, CAPB


For more information and to apply, visit USAJobs by visiting the below links to access the NIH global recruitment for Health Scientist Administrators, open September 20th through September 29, 2021.

Delegated Examining (Open to the Public): GS-12/13/14 Health Scientist Administrator (Program Officer/Scientific Review Officer)external link

Merit Promotion (Open to Status Candidates): GS-12/13/14 Health Scientist Administrator (Program Officer/Scientist Review Officer)