Director, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases, NIH, NIDDK

Employer
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Location
Bethesda, Maryland
Salary
The salary for this position is commensurate with qualifications and professional experience. A full
Posted
May 15 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Govt.

Director, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases
National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)


The National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is seeking an exceptional investigator with a record of accomplishment in research and research administration to serve as the Director, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases. The Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases (DEM) provides research funding and support for basic and clinical research in the areas of type 1 and type 2 diabetes and other metabolic disorders, including cystic fibrosis; endocrinology and endocrine disorders; obesity, neuroendocrinology, and energy balance; and development, metabolism, and basic biology of liver, fat, and endocrine tissues. DEM also provides funding for the training and career development of individuals committed to academic and clinical research careers in these areas. The Director, DEM, is the leader of one of the four Extramural Divisions in NIDDK. 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.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
The qualifications of the Director include an M.D. degree or equivalent, national recognition for leadership in diabetes, endocrinology, and metabolic diseases research, and significant management experience. Sub-specialization in endocrinology is desirable, but candidates with other training and substantial research accomplishments relevant to diabetes and  endocrine and metabolic diseases will be considered.

SALARY/BENEFITS:
The salary for this position is commensurate with qualifications and  professional experience. A full Civil Service benefits package is available, which includes Retirement, Thrift Savings Plan participation (401K equivalent), Health, Life and Long-Term Care insurance.

HOW TO APPLY:
NIDDK will be accepting applications from May 15, 2018 to June 15, 2018. Please submit a CV and cover letter, to include a vision statement and qualifications for the position, to Camila Torrella (torrellacm@mail.nih.gov). For any questions about the position or the application process, please contact Camila Torrella (torrellacm@mail.nih.gov or 301-594-7772).

DHHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers

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