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A wide variety of expertise—scientific, clinical, technical, administrative, and more—is integral to the mission of the Intramural Research Program (IRP). For those who join our community, we have a similarly rich array of strategies and approaches dedicated to advancing individuals' career growth and development goals, including electronic resources, individual counseling, and extensive career and training programs.

Careers in Action

Hear from people forging careers in the IRP and learn why it is a special place to work.

Early-career opportunities and more senior positions are available for highly motivated and dedicated candidates. Find the IRP career that is right for you:

Faculty-Level Scientific Careers

Each year, we recruit for over 30 tenured and tenure-track positions. View a listing of our current opportunities.

Trans-NIH Scientific Recruitments

The NIH aims to attract the best and brightest across all our Institutes and Centers. Learn more about some of the most exciting recruitment opportunities available.

Scientific and Clinical Careers

Integral to the research enterprise are professionals in several permanent employment categories.

Administrative Careers

You don’t have to be a scientist to contribute to improving the health of the nation. National Institutes of Health (NIH) employees in administrative functions support the scientific mission of the NIH.

Research in Action

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