NIDDK Tenure Track Position Opportunity for Nephrologists


NephCure Kidney International is pleased to announce the development of a new nephrologist position at NIDDK. A tenure track position is available for a nephrologist to establish an independent research program in the Kidney Disease Section, Kidney Diseases Branch, NIDDK, NIH. The search is particularly focused on individuals studying glomerular physiology or glomerular disease. Research in this section focuses on mechanisms and therapy of glomerular disease under the leadership of Jeffrey Kopp, MD.

Position Requirements

  • MD degree
  • Demonstrated expertise and a record of achievement in basic or clinical research
  • Current board certification in Nephrology
  • Excellent clinical nephrology skills
  • Have or be eligible to obtain a current US medical license.

The position will be supported with independent resources commensurate with experience and programmatic needs, including positions for clinical staff, pre-doctoral and post-doctoral fellows, and a budget for consumables and equipment.

Interested applicants should submit a single PDF document containing a Curriculum Vitae, a list of publications, a summary of research accomplishments, a plan for future research including a core research question, the names and contact information of three people who are submitting letters of reference, and copies of no more than 3 publications.

All materials should be emailed to:

Dr. Mark Knepper, Chair, Kidney Disease Branch Search Committee
c/o Lisa Swearinger

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