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Health Scientist Administrator Program Officer - Data Science

National Institutes of Health - NIDCD
Country of Position: 
United States
Contact Name: 
Roger Miller, Ph.D.
Subject Area: 
Data Science Initiative
Speech and Language Processing
Start Date: 
January 13, 2022
Expiration Date: 
January 27, 2022
Position Description: 

The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) will soon accept applications for a professional track Health Scientist Administrator (HSA) Program Officer with expertise and research experience in data science and cloud computing efforts leveraging “big data” for biomedical research. We anticipate that the vacancy announcement for an HSA Program Officer will be posted on 1/18/22 at and close on 1/27/22. Salary is commensurate with individual qualifications and professional experience. A full benefits package is available, including retirement, health insurance, life insurance, long-term care insurance, annual and sick leave, and Thrift Savings Plan (401K equivalent). 

The successful applicant will oversee and enhance an extramural research portfolio related to data science, natural language processing, and machine learning. This will include encouraging NIDCD-supported investigators to integrate data collection, storage, analysis, use, and sharing according to FAIR practices. Desired qualifications for candidates include expertise in cloud computing platforms, data repositories, machine learning, and other activities involving significant data science experience. A doctoral degree in engineering, bioinformatics, or other fields with a focus on leveraging cloud-based computing for biomedical research is preferred; individuals at early to mid-career stages are strongly encouraged to apply.

The NIDCD is deeply committed to diversity of thought, equity, and inclusion and encourages applications from qualified women, under-represented minorities, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Please contact Roger Miller, Ph.D., with questions or interest.

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