Health Scientist Administrator - Toxicology

National Institute on Drug (NIDA), US National Institutes of Health.  The Division of Therapeutics and Medical Consequences in NIDA is seeking a Health Scientist Administrator (HSA) specializing in Safety Pharmacology and Toxicology.  The HSA would be responsible for planning and implementing our comprehensive IND-enabling Toxicology Program for potential medications to treat substance use disorders as a Contracting Officer Representative (COR) on various contracts.  The Toxicology Program supports standard Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) preclinical safety studies and specialized drug-drug interaction studies required for IND and NDA filings with the FDA in which the safety of potential medications alone and in the presence of drugs of abuse are established.  The HSA would also serve as Program Official and/or Project Scientist on related grants and cooperative agreements assigned to the Division and would participate in multidisciplinary drug development teams.  Unites States citizenship is required.

To inquire about applying to this job vacancy, please contact Nathan M. Appel, Ph.D. (, Acting Chief, Medications Discovery and Toxicology Branch, Division of Therapeutics and Medical Consequences, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health.

Job Requirements: 

  • Ph.D. or Equivalent
  • United States Citizenship