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Job Title: Cancer Research Training Award Fellowship
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Organization: DCCPS OD, National Cancer Institute, NIH
Posted: 11/20/2017
Type: Full-Time
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Rockville,  MD    USA
Position Description: The CRTA Fellow will function as a member of the OD team and work to support coordination, planning, evaluation, and analysis of various programmatic, scientific, and planning activities across DCCPS, including strategic planning and implementation processes. The CRTA Fellow will have the opportunity to interact with scientists on projects related to the mission of the OD, DCCPS. Examples of research and programmatic areas of emphasis include health disparities, cancer genomics and other ‘omics approaches within the context of population sciences.

Qualifications: • Graduate Degree (Master or PhD) in Public Health, Epidemiology, Data Sciences or related disciplines. Interest in meta- research is desirable; • Undergraduate courses in biology, genetics or molecular sciences; • Proven data management and statistical analysis skills (record of recent publications preferred); • Experience with related scientific literature, databases and data analysis packages; • Strong communication and writing skills; • Excellent academic standing; • Excellent organizational, planning, and project management skills; • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work independently and on research teams;

Organization Description: The Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS) aims to reduce cancer risk, incidence, and death and enhance quality of life for cancer survivors by supporting innovative research and recommending ways to apply that research in quality health care delivery.

Closing Date: 2/20/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Daniela Seminara, PhD,  Cancer Research Training Award Fellowship
Contact Location: 9609 Medical Center Dr.
Room 3E336, MSC 9763
Rockville   MD  20850
United States
Contact Location: 9609 Medical Center Dr.
  Room 3E336, MSC 9763
  Rockville   MD  20850
  United States
Contact Phone: 240-276-6748 
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Contact Email:
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How to Apply: To be considered for this position, the following materials must be received by the Application Deadline: 1. Cover letter: provide an explanation of your interest in the CRTA Fellowship and explain your professional development goals and research interests; 2. Resume or CV (Include citizenship status); 3. Three references (include contact information); 4. Copy of academic transcripts.

The following documents maybe needed later in the process:

5. Proof of citizenship (photocopy of birth certificate or passport); 6. Official transcripts

Electronic application materials should be submitted via email to: Ms. Debbie E. Allen Re: OD CRTA Phone: 240-276-6753

Application Deadline First deadline for applications is December 10, 2017. This announcement will remain active until the position is successfully filled.

Additional Information: This position is a one-year, full-time Cancer Research Training Award (CRTA) fellowship. There is a possibility for yearly renewals. The stipends for CRTA Fellows are adjusted yearly and are commensurate with academic achievement and relevant experience. More information is available online at tipend.html. Benefits include health insurance at no cost and a wide range of career development and social activities. The office is located in commuter-friendly Gaithersburg, Maryland, close to the bustling metropolis of Bethesda, and near downtown DC.

Web Site Delete Date: 2/20/2018