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The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) offers a variety of professional opportunities, ranging from taking part in scientific and clinical operations, behind-the-scenes support, and public outreach. View our current openings to learn more and find the perfect position for you.

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Director, NIH Intramural Sequencing Center

NHGRI seeks to identify an outstanding Director to lead its NIH Intramural Sequencing Center (NISC) within its Division of Intramural Research (DIR).

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Director of Genetics Education

NHGRI is seeking applications for the Director of Genetics Education (DGE) position for the Medical Genetics Training Programs, which plays a critical role in leading and overseeing all aspects of our ACGME-accredited programs.

Scientific Program Coordinator
Director, Intramural Training Office

The Intramural Training Office at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) of the NIH has an opening for a Scientific Program Coordinator, GS-14. The successful candidate will serve as director of the NHGRI Intramural Training Office and will develop, implement, manage, and evaluate a comprehensive fellowship program for NHGRI trainees.

Lead Education Outreach Specialist
Lead Education Outreach Specialist

NHGRI is seeking applications for the position of Lead Education Outreach Specialist, located in Bethesda, Maryland.

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Director, Training, Diversity, and Health Equity Office (TiDHE)

NHGRI is seeking applications for the position of NHGRI Scientific Research Equity Officer and Director of the NHGRI Training, Diversity, and Health Equity (TiDHE) Office within the Office of the Director (OD), located in Bethesda, Maryland.

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Deputy Director, Division of Extramural Operations

NHGRI is seeking exceptional candidates for the position of Deputy Director, Division of Extramural Operations (DEO) to help the division provide oversight, coordination and implementation of NHGRI’s extramural policies, scientific reviews and extramural award actions.

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CGDSR Tenure-Track or Tenure-Eligible Investigator Recruitment

NHGRI seeks to identify outstanding tenure-track or tenure-eligible investigators for the newly established Center for Genomics and Data Science Research (CGDSR) within the Division of Intramural Research, located in Bethesda, Maryland.

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Program Director and Scientific Review Officer Positions at NHGRI

NHGRI has four position openings for Health Scientist Administrators (Program Director and Scientific Review Officer). Program Director positions will have a special concentration in informatics and data science and will be located in the Division of Genomic Medicine, the Division of Genome Sciences, or the Office of Genomic Data Science. Scientific Review Officers will reside in the Division of Extramural Operations and will organize peer review meetings for all areas of genomic research at NHGRI.

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NIH DATA Scholar Program: Sharing Language Models for Biological Sequences in Biomedical Repositories

NHGRI seeks a DATA Scholar to work with the larger community to develop metrics, standards, use cases, etc. that will assist NIH-supported data resources to share language models built on sequence data.

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Cancer Genetics and Comparative Genomics - ALK2

Postdoctoral positions are available in the laboratory of Dr. Daphne W. Bell, within the Cancer Genetics and Comparative Genomics Branch of the National Human Genome Research Institute, at NIH.

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Functional Genomics of Tissue Regeneration

Funded postdoctoral positions are available in the laboratory of Dr. Shawn Burgess, within NHGRI's Translational and Functional Genomics Branch.

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Postdoctoral Position Studying the Genomics of Complex Childhood Disorders

An NIH-funded postdoctoral position is available in the Childhood Complex Disease Genomics Section (CCDGS), a new section in the Center for Precision Health Research at NHGRI, under Dr. Neil Hanchard.

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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Genomics

A postdoctoral training position is currently available in the Computational and Statistical Genomics Branch (CSGB) of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI).

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Postdoctoral Position in Systems Biology and Genome Engineering

NHGRI is seeking a postdoc to join the Systems Biology and Genome Engineering Section in Bethesda, Maryland.

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Cancer Genetics and Comparative Genomics - SMAD2

Postdoctoral positions are available in the laboratory of Dr. Daphne W. Bell, within the Cancer Genetics and Comparative Genomics Branch of the National Human Genome Research Institute, at NIH.

Last updated: February 15, 2024