Current Vacancy

Health Scientist Administrator – Epidemiology 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

Multiple Health Scientist Administrator positions are available in the areas of chronic disease epidemiology, genetic epidemiology, and molecular biology as it relates to public health. The Epidemiology Branch envisions successful candidates as providing an important resource to address emerging needs to enhance our understanding of the public health consequences of COVID, the impact of psychosocial and environmental factors on heart, lung, blood and sleep disorders, the genetic and molecular factors contributing to health in populations, and how these factors interrelate. The candidates will advise NHLBI on the development and implementation of an agenda to address research gaps and provide independent and proactive leadership in the scientific direction for large-scale programs of national and international scope More Information.

More Information

For additional information about this position, please contact, Yuling Hong, MD, PhD, Chief, Epidemiology Branch.


For more information and to apply, visit USAJobs by visiting the below links to access the NIH global recruitment for Health Scientist Administrators, open January 18th through January 27, 2022.

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

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