A wide variety of expertise—scientific, clinical, technical, administrative, and more—is integral to the mission of the Intramural Research Program (IRP). For those who join our community, we have a similarly rich array of strategies and approaches dedicated to advancing individuals’ career growth and development goals, including electronic resources, individual counseling, and extensive career and training programs.
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“Translating biomedical research into clinical work is a dream come true.”
Dr. Andrea Apolo
Principal Investigator, National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Early-career opportunities and more senior positions are available for highly motivated and dedicated candidates. Find the IRP career that is right for you:
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Faculty-Level Scientific Careers
Each year, we recruit for over 30 tenured and tenure-track positions. View a listing of our current opportunities.
Trans-NIH Scientific Recruitments
The NIH aims to attract the best and brightest across all our Institutes and Centers. Learn more about some of the most exciting recruitment opportunities available: Stadtman Tenure-Track Investigators, Lasker Clinical Research Scholars, and Early Independent Scientists.
Scientific and Clinical Careers
Integral to the research enterprise are professionals in several permanent employment categories.
You don’t have to be a scientist to contribute to improving the health of the nation. National Institutes of Health (NIH) employees in administrative functions support the scientific mission of the NIH.
This page was last updated on Wednesday, January 12, 2022