OBSSR at NIH hiring Health Science Administrator

January 12, 2022

Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR)

Position Opening (GS-12/13/14)

Health Science Administrator (HSA)

OBSSR seeks a behavioral or social scientist with subject matter expertise in the behavioral and social sciences (BSS) as they relate to health to serve as a Health Science Administrator (HSA). The HSA will help coordinate and accelerate innovative behavioral and social science research (BSSR) across diseases and the lifespan. OBSSR is particularly interested in applicants with BSSR related data science backgrounds and/or expertise in measurement of BSS factors whether at the individual or population levels.

The HSA will participate in and lead trans-NIH scientific meetings and initiatives and provide expert scientific guidance to the OBSSR Director as well as the internal and external behavioral and social science community. The HSA will evaluate, plan, and coordinate high priority research opportunities that are trans-NIH in nature and are vital to achieving the mission of OBSSR and the NIH. Through coordination and liaison activities across NIH, the HSA will enhance information exchange, integration, and coordination of behavioral and social science research activities at the NIH.

OBSSR and the NIH are dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs.

Contact: If you are ready for an exciting scientific opportunity and would like to know more about this position, please contact:

 Apply: Applications will be accepted through the NIH Global HSA announcement on USAJOBS https://www.usajobs.gov/. U.S. citizenship and a doctorate are required.

Opening and closing dates: 01/18/2022 to 01/27/2022.

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