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Job Title: Study manager/Research analyst
Job Number:
Organization: National Cancer Institute, NIH
Posted: 10/1/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Bethesda,  MD    USA
Compensation:
Position Description: The National Cancer Institute (NCI), Intramural Research Program (IRP), a major research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is recruiting a Study manager/analyst within the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG). This Study manager/analyst will support a research program in molecular epidemiology of cancer and work under the direction of Dr. Maria Teresa Landi, in the Integrative Tumor Epidemiology Branch. The overall aim of the research program is to identify the determinants of cancer risk and progression, integrating genomic analyses of tumor and germline in combination with host and environmental factors. Specific areas of research include: 1) characterization of genetic and epigenetic intra-tumor heterogeneity and clonal evolution of solid tumors and their associations with exposures and clinical outcomes; 2) molecular characterization of tumors to identify exposure signatures and subtype-specific causes of cancer; 3) tumor evolution, from precursor lesions to malignant features and metastatic events; 4) genetic susceptibility of tumors in large population-based or family-based studies. The successful candidate will be responsible for the coordination of research activities and the management of large epidemiological studies including acquiring, manipulating and integrating data from a variety of sources, monitoring of progress in laboratory or pathology analyses, supervising database management, specimen tracking, human subjects’ approvals and quality control activities, statistical data analyses and manuscript preparation. He/she will be involved in collaborative research with intramural and extramural researchers and several international consortia, with opportunities for a lead role in publications.

Qualifications: M.S., M.D., or Ph.D. in epidemiology, cancer genomics, molecular pathology or related field. Methodological and analytical skills and excellent written and oral (English) communication are required. Prior postdoctoral training experience in epidemiological research with a history of publications that reflect superb writing skills and experience in managing large scale studies is highly desirable. Job also requires organizational ability, attention to detail, initiative, flexibility and an aptitude for multi-tasking, interpersonal relationships and teamwork.

Organization Description: The candidate will work as a contractor or postdoc in the Integrative Tumor Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics at NCI, NIH.

Closing Date: 1/1/2019
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Maria Teresa Landi,  Study manager/Research analyst
Contact Location: 9609 Medical Center Drive

Bethesda   MD  20892
United States
Contact Location: 9609 Medical Center Drive
 
  Bethesda   MD  20892
  United States
Contact Phone: 2402767236 
Contact Fax:
Contact Email: landim@mail.nih.gov
Web Address:
How to Apply: Please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, bibliography, statement of research interests, and supply the names of three references to Maria Teresa Landi at landim@mail.nih.gov

Additional Information: Salary is commensurate with research experience and accomplishments. Full Federal benefits including salary, leave, health and life insurance, long-term care insurance, retirement, and savings plan (401k equivalent) will be provided. All employees of the Federal Government are subject to the conflict of interest statutes and regulations, including the Standards of Ethical Conduct. Additional information regarding the NCI/DCEG IRP is available at the following website: www.dceg.cancer.gov.

Web Site Delete Date: 1/15/2019