Serve part-time in the Navy Medical Service Corps Health Care Sciences

Make medical breakthroughs behind the scenes.

There are now openings for Health Care Science specialists in America’s Navy Reserve.

Industry: Military, Health Care, Medicine, Research, R&D, Health Care Science, Aerospace Experimental Psychologist, Aerospace Physiologist, Biochemist, Entomologist, Environmental Health, Industrial Hygienist, Medical Technologist, Microbiologist, Research Physiologist, Radiation Health, Research Psychologist

Type of service: Part-time (Reserve Duty)

Type of position: Officer in the Navy Medical Service Corps (graduate degree required)

About this Job: Officers in the Navy Reserve working in any of the Health Care Sciences engage in hands-on research studies and development of guidelines and procedures specific to the unique situations encountered in Navy Medicine. Navy Health Care Science provides opportunities in 11 fields, including:

Key Opportunities: Navy Health Care Scientists enjoy all the resources needed to encourage progress, including well-funded studies and collaboration with some of the leading minds in medical research. Opportunities can go beyond traditional research, delving into areas not encountered by a civilian population. This allows scientists to have a direct impact on the well-being of hundreds or even thousands of lives. The unrivaled experience translates to outstanding career enhancements in a civilian setting.

  • Contribute to disaster relief and humanitarian outreach efforts
  • Pursue opportunities not readily available in a civilian setting (i.e., in locations around the world)
  • Acquire invaluable management experience as a medical leader (Medical Service Corps Officer)
  • Receive potential financial incentives (availability of offers depends on specialty)
  • Receive paid training and access to Navy-funded continuing education

Qualifications and Requirements: Candidates must satisfy specific criteria to be eligible for employment consideration.

  • U.S. citizenship: Required
  • Education: Graduate degree in field of emphasis from approved college
  • Licensing: Current licensure in one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia
  • Gender: Male or female
  • Age: 18 to 40
  • Medical exam: Required
  • Physical fitness test: Required
  • Service commitment: Minimum of two years 

Learn more about opportunities in Health Care Science in America’s Navy Reserve – including details on current offers, career advantages and specific qualifications required.