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Employment at Fogarty and NIH

The Fogarty International Center (FIC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) offer a variety of opportunities for full-time positions, summer jobs, student employment and management internships.

Current Employment Opportunities at Fogarty

Fogarty Health Scientist Administrators - 2 positions
Only open to U.S. citizens
Series and grade: GS-0601-12-14
Applications can only be submitted through USAJOBS
Applications close: Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Fogarty is seeking individuals to provide scientific leadership and manage extramural global health grant portfolios in the Division of International Training and Research. The primary mission of the Center is to build health research capacity in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) and support research related to the health needs of those countries.

For one position, the Health Scientist Administrator will serve as Program Director for a portfolio of programs that promote health professional education and faculty career development in Africa and assist with a global health fellowship program for US and LMIC scientists. For this position, a health professional, or some experience in health professional education (physicians, nurses or other health professions), is advantageous but not required. This portfolio includes:

The second Health Scientist Administrators will share Program Director responsibilities for a growing global health technology and data science portfolio. Expertise in biomedical engineering, informatics, and/or health-related data science is preferred. The position will manage or assist with newly developing initiatives and the following programs:

Qualified candidates are expected to be able to work across a wide spectrum of global health research areas. Besides having the flexibility and intellectual curiosity to work across discipline boundaries, qualified individuals should also be able to collaborate widely, both within NIH and outside the agency, and to work effectively as both a team member and team leader. Fogarty is particularly interested in individuals with research or research training experience in LMICs, although that is not required, and with strong interests in the development of research career pathways for scientists from LMICs. In addition to the roles defined above, Fogarty is interested in expanding our staff expertise in noncommunicable diseases research and implementation science. For an overview of all our programs, see Fogarty Programs.

If you plan to apply and would like to ensure that Fogarty sees your application, send a letter of intent to Mili Ferreira at, who can provide helpful application guidance materials and flag your application if it is selected for the certification.

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Updated September 16, 2019