Program Director, Research Training and Career Development Division of Kidney, Urologic and Hematologic Diseases (DKUHD)

National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Bethesda, MD

Posted 8/7/2023

THE POSITION: The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) is seeking an exceptional candidate to serve as a Program Officer of Research Training and Career Development in the extramural Division of Kidney, Urologic and Hematologic Diseases (DKUHD.)

The Program Officer will serve as a program expert for the research education and training of individuals in the areas of Kidney, Urologic and Hematologic Diseases research. The Program Officer will be expected to provide scientific and programmatic guidance and support to investigators in the early stages of their research careers who are conducting research in fields relevant to the advancement of DKUHD research mission. Responsibilities will include administering and managing an extramural portfolio of research training, education, and career development awards, and developing new funding opportunities. The Program Officer will also be expected to interact and collaborate with researchers in the scientific community, and with program officers at NIDDK, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other federal agencies.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Applicants must possess a PhD or equivalent research doctorate. The ideal candidate will possess general knowledge of basic, clinical and translational research from any scientific background, including disciplines broadly related to kidney, urologic and hematologic diseases. This position requires working both independently and collaboratively. Strong organizational, oral, written, and communication skills are also required. SALARY/BENEFITS:  Salary is commensurate with experience and a full package of Civil Service benefits is available, including retirement, health and life insurance, long term care insurance, leave and savings plan (401K equivalent).  This position is subject to a background investigation. HOW TO APPLY:  Curriculum Vitae, Bibliography, and three letters of recommendation are required. Application packages should be emailed to [email protected].

For further information about the position, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Christine Maric-Bilkan. All information provided by candidates will remain confidential and will not be released outside the NIDDK search process without a signed release from candidates.

DHHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers

Last Updated 08/07/2023