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Job Title: Cancer Research Training Award (CRTA) Fellow for Genomic Epidemiology
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Organization: National Cancer Institute
Posted: 11/23/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Rockville,  MD    USA
Compensation: Starting salary: ~$40,000 with a relevant master's degree; $50,000 with a doctoral degree
Position Description: The CRTA candidate will work closely with Branch staff to support current Branch initiatives and activities, as well as help develop, coordinate, and administer future efforts in emerging areas of scientific focus for the Branch. Learn more about GEB:

The successful candidate will help coordinate and manage highly visible projects including Program-level activities for existing trans-NIH research projects and initiatives. Duties will include, but are not limited to: organizing meetings, workshops, and teleconferences; preparing briefing materials, reports, and meeting summaries; performing literature searches, summarizing research findings, and analyzing grant portfolios; developing or updating content for relevant websites; and attending relevant seminars and conferences.

Qualifications: Master’s or doctoral degree in public health, epidemiology, or a related discipline. A strong interest in genomic epidemiology, public health, population- based research, and cancer control. Knowledge of genetic (molecular) epidemiology of cancer is a plus. Experience reviewing, analyzing, and summarizing scientific literature. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and time management skills. Experience managing projects and performing analyses. Data management skills and/or experience with spreadsheets. Strong communication skills, both oral and written. The ability to work independently and on teams. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

Organization Description: NCI is the primary federal agency responsible for cancer research and is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program (EGRP), Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS) manages a comprehensive program of grant-supported, population-based research on the determinants of cancer. This fellowship opportunity is within EGRP’s Genomic Epidemiology Branch (GEB), which plans, develops, directs, coordinates, and evaluates a comprehensive program of epidemiologic research in human populations related to factors that influence personal susceptibility to cancer, such as genetic, epigenetic, immunological, and hormonal biological pathways; and social, cultural, and race/ethnic factors.

Closing Date: 2/28/2019
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Audrey Wellons,  Cancer Research Training Award (CRTA) Fellow for Genomic Epidemiology
Contact Location: 9609 Medical Center Drive

Rockville   MD  20850
United States
Contact Location: 9609 Medical Center Drive
  Rockville   MD  20850
  United States
Contact Phone: (240) 276-6716 
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How to Apply: Application Requirements - A one-page cover letter explaining your interest in this position, as well as how you see this position furthering your career goals (include your earliest start date). - CV or resume. - Contact information for two professional references, along with a brief description of the type and duration of your relationship with these individuals. All application materials must be submitted electronically to Please include the following in the e-mail subject line: GEB CRTA 2018.

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