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, plans, and conducts research and supports training in the epidemiology of cardiovascular disease and collaborates with other Divisions on lung, blood diseases, and sleep disorders. Studies are conducted to identify temporal trends and population patterns in disease risk factors, prevalence, incidence, and mortality and include large single- and multi-center observational cohort studies.

The Role

A Health Scientist Administrator position is available In the area of women’s health. The candidate will serve as a subject matter expert on cardiovascular health in women and maternal morbidity and mortality (MMM). The candidate will advise NHLBI on the development and implementation of a research agenda to address women’s health research and MMM; provide independent and proactive leadership in the scientific direction for large-scale programs of national and international scope to understand and improve cardiovascular health in women; contribute to the scientific direction and management of the Women’s Health Initiative and other large programs; and serve as a key contributor to NHLBI’s MMM Task Force and Women’s Health Working Group.

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 September 20th through September 29, 2021

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)