Scientific Review Officer

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Bethesda, Maryland (US)
September 11 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Scientific Review Officer

Division of Extramural Activities

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

National Institutes of Health

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) seeks talented, motivated, and qualified individuals to serve as scientific review officers (SROs) in the Scientific Review Program (SRP) of the Division of Extramural Activities (DEA). Join NIAID's scientific workforce and play a key role in helping to identify the most meritorious basic, translational, or clinical research in support of the NIAID mission.

SRP is responsible for the fair, accurate, complete, and timely scientific/technical peer review of grant and cooperative agreement applications and contract proposals assigned to NIAID. SROs assess submissions for compliance with funding opportunity announcement (FOA) instructions and HHS, NIH, and NIAID policies; identify the areas of science represented; and recruit, assign, instruct, and oversee experts who evaluate and identify the most meritorious applications and/or proposals. As authorized federal officials, SROs interpret, implement, and ensure that grant applications and contract proposals adhere to HHS, NIH, and NIAID peer review policies and participate in the development of new FOAs.


Candidates must be U.S. citizens and demonstrate that they have worked independently in planning, organizing, and conducting biomedical behavioral health or health-related research and served effectively in research program administration in these fields.

To Apply

Visit and access the health scientist administrator vacancy announcements NIH-GR-DE-19-10594660 (U.S. citizens) and/or NIH-GR-MP-19-10594674 (status candidates) from September 16 through September 25, 2019.

For more information about health science administrator positions, qualification requirements, and direct announcement links, visit

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HHS, NIH, and NIAID are equal opportunity employers.

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