Open Positions at the NAM


Research Associate – Culture of Health Program

This position will perform research and analysis related to advancing health equity. The Research Associate should have exceptional writing skills, general knowledge of current issues in the field of health equity, as well as strong research, analytic, and synthesis skills. The Research Associate will work closely with the program director, associate program officer, and administrative staff.


Senior Administrative Officer

Leads and manages the administrative and human resources functions of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). Oversees a variety of administrative support functions, and develops and administers administrative policies and procedures. May supervise administrative staff and provide work direction to staff not directly supervised.



Program Officer – The NAM Leadership Consortium

The NAM Leadership Consortium is seeking a Program Officer to help conduct projects and research on pressing health policy problems. The NAM seeks an individual with a Master’s degree and at least five years of experience in the field of health policy, or with a master’s degree in a related field, who is interested in working in a fast-paced health policy environment to foster collaboration across sectors and perspectives. The Program Officer must have a keen sense of strategic decision-making, excellent interpersonal skills, exceptional writing abilities, and knowledge of the current issues in the field of health policy in general. The Program Officer will work closely with the Director, Deputy Director, and staff within the Leadership Consortium.


Senior Program Assistant – Program Office

The NAM seeks a highly-motivated Senior Program Assistant (SPA) to support the work of the NAM’s programs and strategic initiatives, including the Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic and Grand Challenge on Climate Change & Human Health. The SPA performs complex clerical and administrative duties for assigned program(s) or project(s) under minimal supervision, and coordinates logistical and administrative aspects of meetings. The SPA will also assist with writing, editing, and formatting routine correspondence to both internal and external colleagues and expert volunteers. The SPA will interface with committee members and perform duties involving committee activities. The SPA may participate in research efforts including collection, assembly, and tabulation of data, as well as researching and summarizing literature. May guide work of and provide functional guidance to lower level support employees and temporary staff.

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