[DIV28SUPER] Search open: Director, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR)

​Dear colleagues, please spread the word and encourage qualified applicants to throw their hats in the ring.  Co-chairs of the search committee are Dr. Richard Hodes, Director of the National Institute on Aging, and Dr. Janine Clayton, Director of the NIH Office of Research on Women's Health. 

Patricia Clem Kobor

Sr. Science Policy Analyst

American Psychological Association

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is seeking exceptional candidates for the challenging position of Director, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR). The Director also functions as the NIH Associate Director for Behavioral and Social Sciences Research. The Director provides advice and staff support to the NIH Director and the Director, DPCPSI, serves as the NIH focal point for establishing agency-wide policies and goals in behavioral and social sciences research, and coordinates the activities undertaken in the performance of this research.   Additional information on this position may be found at the following link: http://www.jobs.nih.gov/vacancies/executive/obssrd.htm.


Applicants must submit a current CV and bibliography electronically to Ms. Adia McCray at mccrayad@od.nih.gov.   In addition, applicants are strongly encouraged to prepare a supplemental narrative statement that addresses the qualifications requirements, and to provide the names, titles, and telephone numbers of 4-5 references.  For further information about the position, please contact Ms. Adia McCray on (301) 402-9852 or via email mccrayad@od.nih.gov.  All information provided by applicants will remain confidential and will be reviewed only by authorized official of NIH.




Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives (DPCPSI)

Office of the Director
National Institutes of Health
31 Center Drive, Room B1C19
Bethesda, MD  20892-2027
Phone:  301.402.1146
Fax: 301.402.1150



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