Physician Investigator

Diabetes & Metabolism Research Institute, City of Hope National Medical Center

Duarte, CA 91010
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Alyssa Barraza
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Merritt Hawkins

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Merritt Hawkins, the nation’s premier academic search firm, invites you to consider a rare opportunity to join the internationally renowned Diabetes & Metabolism Research Institute at City of Hope. We are seeking a physician investigator with previous experience and/or strong interest in developing and conducting investigator-initiated, FDA-approved Phase I and Phase II clinical trials in either Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes.

A board certified or eligible, fellowship-trained Endocrinologist is highly preferred but other medical specialties with translational research experience will also be considered. This is an extraordinary opportunity to participate in the advancement of diabetes medicine.

The City of Hope DMRI
  • Headed by Arthur D. Riggs, Ph.D., a pioneer in the field renowned for his work on synthesizing the first man-made gene and using synthetic genes to produce human insulin. 
  • Home to a multidisciplinary team of endocrinologists, diabetes immunologists, stem cell biologists, geneticists, and other clinical and basic science investigators.
  • With three on-campus therapeutics manufacturing facilities, as well as a fourth in planning, a promising new idea can quickly go from concept all the way to patient trials.
Join the Wanek Family Project Team
  • The DMRI has received a generous philanthropic gift from the Wanek family and other donors of $50 million dollar
  • The internationally recognized team is dedicated to the advancement of treatment options and to one day cure Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.
  • There are several novel cellular and immunotherapies for Type 1 & 2 Diabetes are in development with multiple clinical trials slated to open in Spring of 2018.
Work and Live in Los Angeles, California

City of Hope has been ranked as one of the nation’s “Best Hospitals in Cancer” by U.S. News & World Report for over 10 years. In addition to working within a world class program and team of physicians, you will be working in a part of the Los Angeles area that will allow you several commutable living options - the area offers easy access to the beach, downtown, the mountains, and more.

About The Company

Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.