Assistant Clinical Investigator, NIDDK

Deadline: July 20, 2020

The Metabolic Diseases Branch of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health (NIH) invites applications for an Assistant Clinical Investigator from researchers with an MD degree interested in patient-oriented and translational research in neuroendocrine tumors and multiple endocrine neoplasia. The position is intended for clinical fellows who have completed their subspecialty training (preferably in Oncology, Endocrinology & Metabolism, or both) and are interested in developing an independent career in clinical research. The Assistant Clinical Investigator position was established within the NIH intramural program to facilitate the transition of a Clinical Fellow or Staff Clinician to an independent position as a Tenure Track Investigator. The position includes participation as a faculty member in the NIH Inter-Institute Endocrinology Training Program and would involve leadership in the area of endocrine oncology. The applicant should be board-certified in internal medicine and endocrinology & metabolism and have an extended period of prior research experience and scientific accomplishments as evidenced by peer-review publications. The applicant is expected to develop an independent research program in clinical and translational research. The position will be supported with independent resources commensurate with experience and programmatic needs. The Metabolic Diseases Branch of NIDDK is located on the main intramural campus of the NIH in Bethesda, Maryland. 

Interested applicants should e-mail a curriculum vitae (C.V.), list of publications, plan for future research, and have three letters of recommendation submitted on their behalf.  Please include in your C.V. 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.  All application-related materials should be sent to: 

Dr. Lee S. Weinstein
Building 10, Room 8C101
10 Center Drive
Bethesda, MD  20892-1752
Applications must be received by July 20, 2020.  DHHS and NIH are equal opportunity employers.