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NIH Office of Science Policy Currently Recruiting for Deputy Director Position

Do you have a passion for advancing biomedical research to help Americans live longer, healthier lives? Are you a recognized expert in the field of science policy?  If so, a career in the NIH Office of Science Policy (OSP) might be the place for you.  At OSP, we work across the research enterprise to ensure NIH policy evolves in tandem with rapidly advancing science and technology.

OSP is seeking an energetic, dynamic, dedicated, individual to be its next Deputy Director. In this role, the incumbent will oversee all elements of policy development, analysis, and evaluation conducted by OSP’s five operating divisions.   These divisions focus on topics such as biosafety, biosecurity, emerging biotechnologies, scientific data sharing, clinical research, bioethics, innovation and more. This position, in combination with the Associate Director for Science Policy, will provide executive level leadership of an office with an operating budget of $12M containing almost 70 employees.

This vacancy will be open until June 5, 2024.  Full information on how to apply can be found at:  Please contact OSP Chief of Staff, Kelly Fennington at, with any questions. 

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