The Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Obesity Branch within the intramural NIDDK program at the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland is seeking an outstanding scientist (MD, PhD, MD/PhD, or equivalent) to direct a vigorous, innovative research program focused on the neuroscience of diabetes, metabolic disorders, or obesity. We are seeking the strongest possible candidate and thus are flexible about the specific research topic related to these areas. Applicants must also have mentoring skills and the ability to thrive in a collaborative environment. The successful candidate is expected to develop an independent, world-class research program complementary to current investigations within the intramural NIDDK program. The position comes with generous start up funds and on-going support will be provided from intramural research funds.
There are strong interactions among the independent research groups, and the position offers opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration within NIDDK and throughout NIH. For additional information about intramural NIDDK, please see https://www.niddk.nih.gov/research-funding/at-niddk. For additional information about intramural neuroscience research at NIH, please see https://neuroscience.nih.gov/Home.aspx. Applicants may be U.S. citizens, resident aliens, or non-resident aliens with, or eligible to obtain, a valid employment authorization visa. Applicants should submit electronically a curriculum vitae, bibliography, copies of three major publications, a summary of research accomplishments, a brief statement of future research goals, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to:
Michael Krashes, PhD
Chair, DEOB Search Committee
Please include in your CV a description of your mentoring and outreach activities, especially those involving women and persons from racial/ethnic or other groups that are underrepresented in biomedical research. The NIH and NIDDK are dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs and encourages the application and nomination of qualified women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. HHS, NIH, and NIDDK are equal opportunity employers.
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The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation's medical research agency making important discoveries that improve health and save lives. NIH is the largest source of funding for medical research in the world, creating hundreds of thousands of high-quality jobs by funding thousands of scientists in universities and research institutions in every state across America and around the globe. NIH is made up of 27 Institutes and Centers, each with a specific research agenda, often focusing on particular diseases or body systems. The NIH main campus is located in Bethesda, Maryland.