• Scientific Recruiter

    Job Locations US-MD-Bethesda
    # of Openings
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Position located in Bethesda, MD

    CAMRIS is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve development outcomes. We apply a customized, customer-centric business approach to offer greater value to our clients. 


    CAMRIS seeks a Scientific Recruiter to be the lead on recruiting for contractor positions for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). 


    • Identify highly qualified candidates to fill scientific positions in both office and lab settings (e.g., scientific program analysts and biologists). Also, work on non-scientific positions, as needed.
    • Develop a detailed understanding of all projects and functional departments, providing best practices recruitment support.
    • Creatively source active and passive, high-quality talent; develop creative sourcing strategies for hard-to-fill positions, including direct sourcing and internet recruitment, leveraging industry networks; continue to build a talent pipeline.
    • Become a credible and trusted talent advisor to hiring managers.
    • Conduct screening interviews.
    • Communicate key information between program managers and employees.
    • Track project deliverables.
    • Respond quickly to project-related issues and initiative.
    • Create strong relationships within the scientific community within and outside NIH.
    • Travel to different NIH locations, the majority of which will be in Montgomery County, Maryland, to conduct on-site candidate presentations to NIH point of contacts.


    • Bachelor’s degree in a biological science (e.g., biology, microbiology, neuroscience, immunology, organic chemistry, etc.).
    • At least three years of experience recruiting for scientific positions.
    • Familiarity with NIH. Work experience at NIH is strongly preferred.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written.
    • Ability to fully recruit once a job description is received with minimal supervision and direction. 


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