Program Director for Diabetes Neuroscience Position Available at NIDDK
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) is seeking a Ph.D.- level scientist to lead a program of research on the neurobiology of energy balance and metabolic diseases within the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases (DDEM). The DDEM 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.
We are looking for applicants with significant research experience, who have a commitment to excellence, and the energy, enthusiasm, and innovative thinking necessary to lead dynamic and diverse programs.
We are seeking an exceptional scientist to serve as a program director to oversee research related to the neurobiology of energy balance and metabolic diseases. The Program Director would provide leadership for grant programs focused on the molecular and cellular neurobiological mechanisms that lead to metabolic dysfunction in diseases such as obesity and diabetes. You would be responsible for the scientific and administrative management of a portfolio of grants that support basic, translational and clinical research in these areas, and for the development of initiatives within NIDDK and joint research activities with other government organizations.
An appropriate applicant must possess a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent degree, and have documented expertise in applying molecular and cellular approaches to neuroscience research questions. Candidates must have a record of productivity in molecular neuroscience research that would enable the candidate to oversee a research program focused on how the central nervous system regulates energy balance and peripheral metabolism, including studies to define the neural circuitry and molecular pathways that regulate interactions between the nervous system and metabolic tissues.
Applicants must be U.S. Citizens and the position is subject to a background check.
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