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Open, full-time and part-time federal positions at the NIDDK are posted on USAJobs.gov.

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Special Job Announcements

Program Director, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases

If you have expertise and research experience in basic or applied molecular and cellular physiology and you are seeking an exciting career opportunity, we may be the right place for you.  The Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases (DDEM) of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) at the NIH has a position available immediately for a program director (Health Science Administrator) with training and research experience in basic molecular and cellular biology of metabolic diseases.  View the PDF iconJob Announcement (PDF, 188 KB).

Program Director, Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition

If you are a scientist with the knowledge and insight to develop new research initiatives to address opportunities and gaps in knowledge this might be the right place for you! The Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition (DDDN) is seeking an exceptional scientist to serve as a Program Director (Health Scientist Administrator). The main duties will include; establishing effective collaborations among public, private, and academic sectors; addressing public and press inquiries; organizing workshops, conferences, and symposia to stimulate research; assessing the value and contributions of established initiatives and programs; identifying research and development opportunities; making recommendations concerning funding of specific grants, contracts and cooperative agreements; and ensuring that the research and development activities meet the needs of NIDDK. Individuals interested in learning more about opportunities to serve as a Program Director in DDDN are invited to contact: Stephen P. James, MD, Director, DDDN jamess1@niddk.nih.gov. View the PDF iconJob Announcement (PDF, 139 KB).​​​​​​

Medical Officer, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases

Are you an experienced Physician Scientist in search of an exciting career opportunity? We may be the right place for you. The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) at the NIH is seeking a talented Medical Officer (MD) with expertise relevant to diabetes research to manage clinical studies and to help move basic research discoveries toward disease prevention and treatment. This position offers unique and exciting opportunities to provide scientific leadership and to administer grants in support of diabetes research in the US. View the PDF iconJob Announcement (PDF, 279 KB).

Program Director in the Office of Minority Health Research Coordination

If you are a clinically oriented scientist with expertise in Internal Medicine and are in search of an exciting career opportunity, we might be the right place for you. The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) is seeking an exceptional physician to serve as Medical Officer in the Office of Minority Health Research Coordination (OMHRC). The OMHRC seeks to address the burden of diseases and disorders that disproportionately impact the health of minority populations, particularly diabetes, obesity, nutrition-related disorders, hepatitis C, gallbladder disease, H. pylori infection, sickle cell disease, kidney diseases, and complications from infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). A clinically oriented scientist with expertise in Internal Medicine is sought for this position. The Program Director will be responsible for oversight of research grants and promoting training of future scientists especially from minority and underserved communities. Applicants with an interest in fostering basic and clinical research partnerships are desirable. View the PDF iconJob Announcement (PDF, 141 KB)​​​​.