Assistant Clinical Investigator, NIDDK

Deadline: November 25, 2020

The Phoenix Epidemiology and Clinical Research 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 or equivalent degree interested in patient-oriented and translational research in pediatric metabolic diseases. The position is intended for Clinical Fellows or Staff Clinicians who have completed their subspecialty training in pediatrics 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 applicant should be board-certified in pediatrics and have an extended period of prior research experience and scientific accomplishments as evidenced by peer-review publications and academic positions. 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 Phoenix Epidemiology and Clinical Research Branch of NIDDK is located on the intramural campus of the NIDDK in Phoenix, Arizona. 

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, children, and persons from racial, ethnic, or other groups that are underrepresented in biomedical research.  All application-related materials should be sent to: 

Charlene Gishie,
1550 E. Indian School Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85014 

Applications must be received by November 25, 2020.  The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs.  DHHS and NIH are equal opportunity employers.