Job Posting Details

NIDDK Program Director for Diabetes Behavioral Science

Posted By: Sara Hargrave

Post Date: August 7, 2018
Affiliation: American University
Expiration Date: August 1, 2019
Department: Psychology
Description:

NIDDK is looking for a Clinical Health Psychologist to lead a program of behavioral research on diabetes within the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases (DDEM). They are looking for applicants with significant research experience and a commitment to excellence, as well as the energy, enthusiasm and innovative thinking necessary to lead dynamic and diverse programs.

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. The applicant should have an MD or a PhD or equivalent in Psychology and should have diabetes or diabetes-relevant clinical/behavioral research experience. The salary range is $96,970-148,967 per annum, commensurate with qualifications and professional experience.

For additional information, please contact niddkdemjobopenings@mail.nih.gov or see the flier below:
https://www.niddk.nih.gov/-/media/Files/About-NIDDK/Jobs/BehavioralScientistHSA_ForWeb_6,-d-,6,-d-,18_508.pdf?la=en