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Program Director for Diabetes Behavioral Science

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) is seeking a clinical behavioral scientist to serve as Program Director for Diabetes Behavioral Science. The Program Director will play an active role in stimulating new research and managing ongoing grant portfolios focused on understanding the interaction between behavioral, psychological, and biological factors to inform development of more effective and targeted interventions to prevent and treat diabetes. The applicant should understand clinical care in medical settings and how to integrate medical and behavioral interventions to promote lifestyle behaviors, self- management, and adherence to medical recommendations and improve diabetes outcomes such as glycemic control, and health related quality of life and other patient- reported outcomes.
Date Posted: January 21, 2021  Job Announcement (26 downloads)

 

Program Director for Health Equity in Diabetes

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) is seeking an individual with Health Equity Research experience to lead a program in addressing health disparities in diabetes and related diseases in the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases (DDEMD). The DDEMD 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. The successful applicant will serve as Program Director for Health Equity in diabetes, including implementation research. The Program Director will manage ongoing grant portfolios focused on understanding and overcoming health disparities in the prevention and treatment of diabetes, understanding the role of social determinants of health in diabetes outcomes, and improving health equity. The applicant will play an active role in stimulating new research and working collaboratively with an existing program lead to coordinate health disparities and implementation research efforts across the DDEMD, NIDDK and NIH.
Date Posted: January 21, 2021  Job Announcement (26 downloads)

 

Program Officials

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases is hiring program officials with expertise in translational research involving stem cell biology, regenerative medicine and human pathophysiology as it relates to Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases. The mission of the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases is to support broad-based research programs focused on both basic and clinical research in the areas of type 1 and type 2 diabetes and other metabolic diseases, including cystic fibrosis; endocrinology and endocrine diseases; 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.
Date Posted: January 21, 2021  Job Announcement (31 downloads)

 
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