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Jobs at NIDDK

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 for Health Equity and Type 2 Diabetes

NIDDK is seeking an individual with significant research experience to lead a program addressing health equity in type 2 diabetes and related diseases in the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases (DDEMD), NIDDK. The DDEMD 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. View Job Announcement (PDF, 135.22 KB)

Program Director for Obesity Research

The NIDDK is seeking an exceptional basic scientist with expertise in the molecular drivers of the etiology and pathophysiology of obesity to work as a program officer in the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases (DDEM). The program officer position would involve the administrative oversight of grants and the development of new initiatives in the obesity area for our division that would focus on basic and translational science in obesity and diabetes. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens. View Job Announcement (PDF, 164.12 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 Official in Basic Research in Liver Physiology and Pathophysiology

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases is hiring an extramural Program Official to lead a research program focusing on basic research in liver physiology and pathophysiology. The position will primarily focus on management of a portfolio of basic research grants and cooperative agreements. View Job Announcement (PDF, 22.65 KB)

Program Official in Computational Biology of the GI 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, 70.73 KB)

Health Science Policy Analyst

The NIDDK Office of Scientific Program and Policy Analysis (OSPPA) is seeking an exceptional candidate able to leverage biomedical research experience and strong writing and analytic skills to communicate research advances and plans to public policy makers, professional and patient organizations, and other diverse scientific and lay audiences. OSPPA is the Institute's focal point for the coordination, analysis, and writing of a wide variety of scientific program reports, briefing materials, and other documents associated with NIDDK's biomedical research programs. OSPPA also serves as the primary advisor to Institute leadership on strategic planning and assessment approaches and on science policy issues. View Job Announcement (PDF, 89.35 KB)