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 thyroid disease. The position is intended for clinical fellows who have completed their subspecialty training 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 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 clinical thyroid program. The applicant should be board-certified in internal medicine 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, list of publications, plan for future research, and have three letters of recommendation sent to: Dr. Lee S. Weinstein, email@example.com; Building 10, Room 8C101; 10 Center Drive; Bethesda, MD 20892-1752. Applications must be received by August 14, 2018. HHS and NIH are equal opportunity employers.
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