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Job Opening: Technical Information Specialists (expected July 12th)

Job openings at NLM are typically only open for five days. Please take note of the closing date for any postings. Visit USAjobs.gov for additional opportunities at NLM, NIH, and through out the federal government.

Technical Information Specialists

On July 19, the National Library of Medicine expects to post an announcement on USAJOBS.gov for six technical information specialists.

We invite applications from individuals with diverse education and experience, including genomic and biomedical sciences, health services research and policy, public health, data management and information sciences.

The announcement for these GS 9-12 positions will be posted for five calendar days.

The short posting time reflects the government’s effort to hire talented people quickly. We recommend that interested candidates create a USAJOBS account in advance of the recruitment.

In these positions you would:

  • Advance automated indexing efforts and the application of metadata to MEDLINE, PubMed, and other NLM database records (2 positions);
  • Produce classes and training resources focusing on biomedical data and information science, especially in relation to NLM products and services;
  • Support the scientific and editorial review of journal literature and associated data for the NLM Collection;
  • Support the creation, promotion and distribution of consumer health information on MedlinePlus, MedlinePlus en español, and MedlinePlus Connect; or
  • Serve as lead for activities related to the development and management of the NIH Common Data Element (CDE) Repository.

About the National Library of Medicine

The National Library of Medicine is located on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, just outside of Washington, DC. The 317-acre campus boasts plenty of green space, where we have regular cultural events for staff and the public. A Metro subway station (Medical Center on the Red Line) and bus stops on the NIH campus provide access to DC, suburban Maryland, and Northern Virginia. We also have free parking.

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.

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