Jobs at NIDDK
Open, full-time and part-time federal positions at the NIDDK are posted on USAJobs.gov.
To learn more about training opportunities at the NIDDK, including summer internships, visit the following pages on our site:
- Intramural Training and Employment – NIDDK Division of Intramural Research internships and fellowships on campuses in Bethesda, MD and Phoenix, AZ. Includes summer internships.
- Research Training and Career Development – career development awards for researchers at colleges, universities, and other institutions across the country.
To learn more about careers and training opportunities at NIH, visit jobs.nih.gov.
Special Job Announcements
- Deputy Director of the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases
- Program Director for Diabetes Clinical Research
- Program Director for Diabetes Clinical and Translational Research
- Program Director for Disorders of Gut Brain Interaction and Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders
- Program Official In Pathophysiology of the Alimentary Gastrointestinal Tract
Deputy Director of the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health (NIH) is seeking a Deputy Director of the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases (DDEMD). The DDEMD, an extramural division of NIDDK, supports and provides leadership for research on the causes, prevention and treatment of diabetes and its complications, as well as other endocrine and metabolic diseases. The division consists of approx. 30 senior professional Health Science Administrators of levels GS13-15 or T42(f) who serve as Program Directors or Senior Scientific Advisors for approximately 50 research programs of national and international scope totaling approx. $780 million annually. The Division, which is mandated by the authorizing legislation which created NIDDK, is responsible for maintaining a research program in diabetes, endocrinology, and metabolic diseases. This is a leadership position and is a part of the NIDDK Senior Leadership team, reporting to the DDEMD Division Director (Scientific Executive) and ultimately to the Director of NIDDK. View Job Announcement (PDF, 122 KB)
Program Director for Diabetes Clinical Research
NIDDK is seeking a physician scientist with experience in clinical care and clinical research in diabetes to lead programs aimed to improve health outcomes in individuals with diabetes. The program may include ongoing observational studies to examine the long-term effect of intensive diabetes management for type 1 diabetes, clinical trial networks that perform studies addressing the prevention of and early intervention in type 1 diabetes, studies to prevent or reverse hypoglycemia unawareness, as well as studies of individuals with atypical forms of diabetes to better inform the study of type 2 diabetes. View Job Announcement (PDF, 110.63 KB)
Program Director for Diabetes Clinical and Translational Research
The NIDDK is seeking a physician scientist with experience in clinical and translational research to lead clinical studies and trials in the areas of type 1 and type 2 DM. Areas of focus may include managing translational research on improving outcomes for people with and at risk of developing diabetes and developing management strategies for diabetes in older individuals. Additional areas of focus may include programs addressing heterogeneity of diabetes and in oversight of programs evaluating individuals with atypical diabetes. View Job Announcement (PDF, 121.78 KB)
Program Director for Disorders of Gut Brain Interaction and Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders
NIDDK is seeking a physician scientist with experience in disorders of gut brain interaction and gastrointestinal (GI) motility to lead a program of grants and cooperative agreements for preclinical research, clinical studies, and early phase clinical trials. The position is in NIDDK’s extramural Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition. The mission of the division is to support research programs in the alimentary GI tract, hepatobiliary system, exocrine pancreas, obesity, and nutrition. In fiscal year 2022 the division made approximately 1,429 awards totaling approximately $640 million. In addition to leading and managing a program of grants and cooperative agreements, the position includes senior advisory and collaborative activities such as planning workshops and initiatives and providing scientific expertise to multiple other programs in NIDDK and NIH. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens. View Job Announcement (PDF, 77.19 KB)
Program Official In Pathophysiology of the Alimentary Gastrointestinal Tract
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases is hiring an extramural Program Official to lead a research program focusing on systems biology, bioinformatics, computational biology and data science to advance scientific discovery in both normal biology and diseases of the alimentary gastrointestinal (GI) tract. The position will primarily focus on management of a portfolio of basic, translational and clinical research grants and cooperative agreements. View Job Announcement (PDF, 139.92 KB)