Technical Information Specialist-National Library of Medicine
On October 11, 2019, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) will post an announcement on USAJobs for up to 20 Pathways Recent Graduate positions (see: https://www.nlm.nih.gov/careers/pathways201910.html). The positions will be listed as Technical Information Specialist (GS-1412-9). 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.
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. NLM offers a unique opportunity to work with interdisciplinary teams and groundbreaking biomedical data as well as our vast collections of biomedical literature. Join the team that delivers medical knowledge to the world!
NLM is the world's largest biomedical library and the developer of biomedical information systems like MEDLINE and PubMed that deliver terabytes of data worldwide every day. Our new strategic plan features a dynamic focus on data science and reaching diverse audiences. NLM acquires, organizes, preserves, and provides access to our collections; is the leading resource for molecular biology, genomic, biotechnology and clinical trials information; provides scientific computing tools for bioinformatics, biotechnology, and data science research; coordinates a national network of libraries; and conducts research and development to improve health and health care. NLM is one of the government's largest providers of digital content, and holds the world's largest collection of medical books, journals, manuscripts, audiovisuals, images, and ephemera, spanning ten centuries and originating from every corner of the world.
In addition to an interesting and challenging work environment, NLM has a great location in a historic building on the beautiful campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. It is a short Metro ride from Washington D.C. and a short walk from Bethesda’s thriving restaurant and retail district.
For information about how to apply, interested individuals should visit us online or contact:
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