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Director, Office of Extramural Policy and Review (OEPR)

Revised January 2018

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is seeking candidates for the position of Director, Office of Extramural Policy and Review (OEPR) within the Division of Extramural Research (DER).  A component of the Division of Extramural Research, OEPR is responsible for the stewardship of all NIDA's scientific review and extramural policy activities. Interested and qualified applicants are encouraged to apply through the NIH global recruitment for Health Scientist Administrators which will be open beginning January 29 - February 7, 2018 on USAJobs.gov.

The OEPR Director serves as an advisor to NIDA’s Executive Leadership team (Director, Deputy and Division Directors) providing Institute-level leadership and advice in the development and implementation of extramural policies and procedures and implementation of extramural programs. The incumbent serves as principal staff advisor on all extramural grant programs, represents NIDA on multiple trans-NIH and other Federal committees concerned with extramural policy and review, and serves as a liaison for the extramural community providing technical assistance and guidance on application procedures and review.

Specific areas of leadership and oversight include: coordination and review of program announcements, requests for applications, and notices for publication in the NIH Guide to Grants and Contracts; coordination with the Center for Scientific Review (CSR) for the assignment and locus of review of NIDA grant applications; coordination for peer review of all grants and research contracts not reviewed at CSR; NIDA level grant receipt and referral operations related to programmatic assignments and study section assignments; development, interpretation, and coordination of extramural policies and procedures; administration of the lnstitute's committee management functions under the Federal Advisory Committee Act; coordination and support for Council operations; administration of the PHS Guidelines on Misconduct in Science and scientific integrity concerns; administration of the Federal Privacy Act and the Grant Appeals Process; the issuance of Certificates of Confidentiality (CoC); coordination and implementation of all personnel functions necessary to the Office; and other core functions related to the mission of NIDA and as assigned by the Division Director.

Interested and qualified applicants are encouraged to apply through the NIH global recruitment for Health Scientist Administrators which will be open beginning January 22, 2018 through January 31, 2018 on USAJobs.gov.

  • Please check back on January 22, 2018 for the live announcement links - Open to the Public if you’re a U.S. Citizen or National, you can apply to jobs that are open to the public. This is a supervisory position.
  • Please check back on January 22, 2018 for the live announcement links - Open to Federal Employees  - If you are a current or former federal employee you may qualify to apply for a position under merit promotion consideration. This is a supervisory position.

This page was last updated January 2018