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  • 1.  Job Openings at NIH Library

    Posted 07-16-2021 10:59

    Hi all,

    Sharing the below postings for joining the Library team at the National Institutes of Health. Please note the application window opens on Saturday 24 July and closes nine days later.  Thanks to Mark Haythorn for sending this along!

    Happy Job Hunting!
    Anna Rothman, PHT Employment Chair

    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Library is pleased to announce an employment opportunity for exceptional candidates to serve as:


    Librarian (Biomedical) (2 vacancies, GS-1410-12/13 FPL 13), posting period July 24 - August 2, 2021


    Applicants who are members of the public:

    Announcement number: NIH-ORS-DE-21-11158978


    Applicants who are already federal employees or who are otherwise eligible as a status applicant, or through an OPM interchange agreement:

    Announcement Number: NIH-ORS-MP-21-11159023


    If you have experience providing and/or managing bibliometric services and want to play a significant role in a dynamic organization, then consider joining the NIH Library team. 



    • Serves as a technical authority in the provision of bibliometric services in very complex subject areas related to biomedical research.
    • Provides consultations on designing and using bibliometric analyses, training on bibliometric theory and techniques, and customized analysis designed to meet specific needs of NIH staff.
    • Calculates citation impact scores using the latest bibliometric techniques and put those scores into context to help NIH staff understand how useful laboratory or program publications have been to other scientists.
    • Initiates, plans, and carries out work activities and projects related to designing, developing, and overseeing instructional and training programs on library programs, services, and systems.
    • Develops policies, programs, services and/or products for a library system.
    • Provides research services for users which involve not only directing the user to information sources, but also locating and evaluating the information itself.


    For more information on the Bibliometric Services at the NIH Library, visit


    Potential applicants can reach out to Nancy Muir, Chief, Education Services Branch at to clarify application procedures and position duties. 


    As part of the application process, it may be necessary to upload copies of degree transcripts.  We also encourage you to set up email notifications for future opportunity announcements.  Please visit the Help Center at for more information.


    Please share this information with others who may be interested.





    Nancy L. Muir, MLS

    Chief, Education Services Branch

    National Institutes of Health Library

    Division of Library Services

    Office of Research Services

    Bldg 10, 1L-21A, MSC 1150

    Bethesda, MD 20892

    Office: 301-451-9335

    Mobile: 301-825-3127



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