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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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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Genetic Epidemiology of Cardiometabolic Disorders

NHGRI seeks a postdoc to join the Center for Research on Genomics and Global Health, in Bethesda, Maryland, to work on study design, study implementation, data analysis and drafting of manuscripts on projects in the genomics of cardiometabolic and other complex traits.

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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Functional Studies for Cardiometabolic Disorders

NHGRI seeks a postdoc to join the Center for Research on Genomics and Global Health, in Bethesda, Maryland to work on experimental design, assays/experiments, data analysis and drafting of manuscripts on genetic loci identified from projects in the genomics of cardiometabolic and other complex traits.

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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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Genetic Counselor

The Pyrimidine and Purine Metabolism Unit at NHGRI is seeking a full-time genetic counselor seeks applicants for a position of a genetic counselor at the NIH Clinical Research Hospital in Bethesda, MD.

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Program Director in Genome Sciences

NHGRI has a position opening for a Health Scientist Administrator (Program Director) in the Division of Genome Sciences that will be a member of the larger Technology Development Team

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Program Director Positions at NHGRI

NHGRI has multiple position openings for Health Scientist Administrators (Program Director) in the Division of Genome Sciences, Division of Genomic Medicine and the Office of Genomic Data Science.

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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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Chief, Education and Community Involvement Branch

NHGRI is looking for an exceptional individual to become Chief of the Education and Community Involvement Branch (ECIB). The ECIB develops education and community involvement programs to help the public understand genomics and accompanying ethical, legal and social issues.

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Scientific Program Analyst

The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) seeks highly-motivated applicants for scientific administrative openings as a Scientific Program Analyst in Bethesda, MD.

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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: January 18, 2023