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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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Science Writer

NHGRI is looking to hire a full-time, contract science writer who is scientifically knowledgeable, independently driven, detail-oriented and enthusiastic about genomics.

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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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Program Director and Scientific Review Officer Positions at NHGRI

NHGRI has multiple position openings for Health Scientist Administrators in the Division of Genome Sciences, Division of Genomic Medicine, Division of Extramural Operations, and Office of the Director.

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Chief Data Science Strategist

NHGRI wishes to appoint a Chief Data Science Strategist to provide critical leadership in the areas of data science and computational-related efforts in genomics (e.g., genomic data processing, storage, access and integration; genomic data sharing; and genomic data visualization, analysis, and interpretation).

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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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Senior Clinician

NHGRI is searching for a senior clinician within the Office of the Clinical Director to manage logistic and administrative requirements related to research protocol oversight and monitoring and regulatory aspects of NHGRI protocols.

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Scientific Program Analysts

An exciting opportunity for recent graduates in the biological sciences to gain first-hand experience in and broad exposure to how cutting-edge medical research is supported.

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Postdoctoral Positions in Functional Cancer Genomics

NHGRI is seeking a postdocs in the laboratory of Dr. Daphne W. Bell, within the Cancer Genetics and Comparative Genomics Branch in Bethesda, Maryland.

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Postdoctoral Position in Systems Biology and Genome Engineering

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

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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Genomics, Social Determinants of Health and Health Inequities

The Health Disparities Unit (HDU) in the Social and Behavioral Research Branch (SBRB) of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) is recruiting a postdoctoral fellow interested in the study of the intersection of genomics, social determinants of health and health inequities.

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Postdoctoral and Graduate Research Positions in Bioinformatics

The Genome Informatics Section is currently seeking applicants with an interest in developing and/or applying computational methods for genome assembly, sequence alignment, structural variant detection, metagenomics, and information visualization.

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Staff Scientist 2/Senior Advisor

NHGRI is seeking exceptional candidates to serve a dual role of Staff Scientist 2 within the Social and Behavioral Research Branch within the NHGRI Intramural Research Program and as a key Senior Advisor to the NHGRI Director.

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Program Director in Genome Sciences

NHGRI has a position opening for a Health Scientist Administrator (Program Director) in Genome Sciences in the Division of Genome Sciences in Montgomery County, Maryland.

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Postdoctoral Position in Bioinformatics and Comparative Genomics

A postdoctoral training position is currently available in NHGRI's Cancer Genetics and Comparative Genomics Branch.

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Tenure-Track Positions

The NHGRI Intramural Research Program is seeking multiple investigators to pursue innovative, independent genomic research at the National Institutes of Health.

Last updated: November 3, 2021