National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD

On October 11, 2019, an announcement will open on USAJobs for up to 20 Pathways Recent Graduate  positions throughout the National Library of Medicine’s Library Operations division. The positions will be listed as Technical Information Specialist GS-9 level with a 2019 pay rate of $57,510-$74,759; successful candidates are eligible for permanent positions (which may be in a different job series) after one year of service at the GS-9 level. We encourage applicants to include a cover letter identifying the area(s) or positions they are most interested in to help with planning interviews.

NLM is hiring diverse professionals who have earned graduate degrees within the past two years in library/information science, life sciences, chemistry, biology, history, archival science, or related fields. Please share this unique opportunity to work with interdisciplinary teams and groundbreaking biomedical data as well as our vast collections of biomedical literature.

NLM and NIH are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects diversity.
NLM hires, promotes, trains, and provides career development based on merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity), parental status, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, or political affiliation.

The announcement will be posted for five days. This brief posting period is due to of the federal government’s interest in accelerating the hiring process, and it should not be interpreted as an indication that the positions have already been filled. If you do not already have an account at USAJobs we recommend that you establish one and upload your current resume and cover letter ahead of the announcement so you will be able to complete the application by the October 15 deadline.

For information about how to apply, interested individuals should visit us online or contact:

Lisa Stevens

Human Resources Specialist

Office of Human Resources (OHR), Branch J Office of the Director (OD), National Institutes of Health (NIH)

2115 East Jefferson Street

Rockville, MD 20852


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