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Job Announcement: NLM/HMD Deputy Chief

Consult USAJOBS (http://www.usajobs.gov/) for the complete vacancy announcement; in the search boxes at http://www.usajobs.gov/ enter “Supervisory Historian” and “Maryland.”

Application instructions will also be posted shortly at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/about/jobs/jobs.html.

Applications must be received by 11:59 pm on the closing date of the announcement, Tuesday, April 3, 2012.

NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH

NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE

BETHESDA, MARYLAND

DEPUTY CHIEF, HISTORY OF MEDICINE DIVISION

The National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, is now recruiting for the position of Deputy Chief of its History of Medicine Division.

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is the world’s largest medical library and a major organizational component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and is responsible for collecting, preserving, and promoting the dissemination of information important to the progress of medicine and public health, both nationally and internationally.  The History of Medicine Division (HMD), a major component of Library Operations, NLM, (1) selects, acquires, processes, preserves, and gives access to rare books, manuscripts, archives, images, historical audiovisuals, and electronic materials in the field of biomedicine; (2) promotes scholarship in the history of medicine using the NLM historical collections; (3) develops and promotes the use of K-12 curriculum materials associated with exhibitions; (4) develops, promotes, and travels exhibitions to libraries across America; and (5) develops and promotes original scholarship to support innovative and interactive onsite and online exhibition and digital programs.

As the Deputy Chief of the HMD – and with records of accomplishment not only in the field of history but also in administration and project management – the incumbent will share responsibility for and participate fully with the Chief of the HMD in directing and managing all activities of the HMD.

This is a Supervisory Historian, GS-170-14, position with a salary range from $105,211 to $136,771 including locality pay per annum.

NIH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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