Jobs: National Library of Medicine Posts Vacancy Announcement For NLM Director Position
Note: After 30+ years, Dr. Donald Lindberg retired from his job as NLM Director at the end of March 2015. In April, Betsy Humphreys was named NLM’s Interim Director.
The announcement for the NLM Director position was posted online earlier today.
From the Announcement:
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland, is seeking applications from exceptional candidates who are energetic, innovative, and solution-oriented for the important position of Director, National Library of Medicine (NLM). This is a senior position with responsibilities focused on the direction and management of the world’s largest biomedical library and electronic information and data resources that are used billions of times each year by millions of people and thousands of computer systems worldwide. The mission of NLM is to assist the advancement of medical and related sciences and to aid the dissemination and exchange of scientific and other information important to the progress of medicine and to the public health as established in 1956 in the National Library of Medicine Act and still part of the US Code.
The NLM has a staff of approximately 1600 employees including full-time equivalency positions, training positions, contractors, volunteers, and guest researchers. The current annual budget is $387,134,000.
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