August 28, 2011

NIH Job: Health Scientist Administrator – Program Officer

Health Scientist Administrator—Program Officers, while in an administrative function, have direct influence over the science at NIH by identifying research areas that warrant increased or decreased funding emphasis. Program Officers then reach out to the medical research community through workshops and conferences to communicate what research is needed to help meet the mission. Additionally, Program Officers visit applicant and grantee institutions to determine the adequacy of research and training facilities.

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