American Association for Cancer Research

Employment Opportunities

Employment opportunities are listed for January 2014 and are updated monthly. These positions are shared with us by MICR members and other collaborative organizations. If you have an employment opportunity that you would like to share with MICR members, please email us at micr@aacr.org and include a summary, application deadline, website and contact information. AACR cancercareers.org is a recommended resource for employers and job seekers alike.

Faculty Position in Cancer Prevention and Control and Health Disparities
Comprehensive Cancer Center, Wake Forest University, Division of Public Health Sciences

The Comprehensive Cancer Center of Wake Forest University (CCCWFU) and the Division of Public Health Sciences invite applications for a tenure track faculty position at the associate or full professor level in cancer prevention and control with a focus on health disparities. We are particularly interested in applicants whose research focuses on health disparities related to cancer survivorship or smoking cessation/tobacco control. The CCCWFU catchment area has large African-American, Hispanic, and rural populations.

The successful candidate will participate in an active program in cancer prevention and control as part of an NCI-funded Comprehensive Cancer Center. The CCCWFU has a large and dynamic group of faculty in over eight departments collaborating in the areas of survivorship, health disparities, tobacco control, quality of life, complementary and alternative therapies, lifestyle changes, aging, health services research, and genetic and molecular epidemiology. The CCCWFU has an NCI R25 training grant in cancer survivorship, serves as a Community Clinical Oncology Program (CCOP) Research Base, and participates in Alliance Cooperative trials. Opportunities for collaboration exist with the Maya Angelou Center on Health Equity (MACHE), a designated Center of Excellence with the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities. Other relevant centers include a Genomics Center with a major focus on the genetic determinants of prostate cancer, a Translational Science Institute, Center for Worker Health, and a Center for Integrative Medicine. 

The faculty position is offered within the Division of Public Health Sciences (PHS) which has over 50 faculty and 250 staff in three departments: Social Sciences and Health Policy, Epidemiology and Prevention, and Biostatistical Sciences. PHS is highly ranked nationally in NIH research funding among medical school departments of public health and preventive medicine. Affiliate status will be offered with MACHE.

Applicants should have a Ph.D., ScD. or M.D. with additional training/experience in behavioral medicine, psychology, cancer epidemiology, cancer survivorship, health services research, or clinical trials. Current extramural funding, experience in collaborative research in a multidisciplinary setting and excellent written and oral communication skills, and a strong publication record are required. Opportunities for teaching exist within our master’s degree program.

Wake Forest Health Sciences is located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, home of a vibrant arts community and with population of over 500,000 in the Piedmont Triad area. Visit http://www.cityofws.org/ for more information about Winston-Salem.
 
Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a summary of research interests to Dr. Nancy Avis c/o Monica Kiger, mkiger@wakehealth.edu

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled but those received before February 1, 2014, will be given fullest consideration. For more information about the Division of Public Health Sciences or Comprehensive Cancer Center, visit:  https://www.phs.wakehealth.edu/public/home.cfm or http://www1.wfubmc.edu/cancer/Research/

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to achieving diversity among its faculty and staff.

Posted: January 2014

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Postdoctoral Candidate
Department of Leukemia, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

The Department of Leukemia (Michael Andreeff’s laboratory) at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center invites applications for a postdoctoral candidate. We are looking for a highly motivated individual with technical expertise in cell biology and metabolomics and excellent communication skills to lead multiple projects aimed at understanding metabolic aspects of leukemia cell survival and its interaction with microenvironment.

The task: Applicant will scientifically and technically guide the characterization of metabolic patterns in leukemia cell lines and primary samples ex vivo and impact of metabolic manipulation. He/she will also study metabolic changes in leukemia cells and its microenvironment with treatment, chemotherapy and "targeted agents." He/she will communicate with the rest of the team in project meetings, and through funding agency documentation. The research will be interdisciplinary, and will include a number of the following aspects: cell culture (cell line and primary cells), biochemical measurements, signal processing and mice handling. Applicant will present scientific results in project meetings, national and international conferences, and in high-impact scientific publications.

Applicant's profile and role: The ideal candidate is a recently graduated biochemistry (or analytical chemistry/biochemistry) Ph.D. with practical experience and excellent knowledge in metabolic biochemistry and at least one of the following topics: stromal microenvironment, autophagy, apoptosis, flow cytometry, RNA interference. Experience in mass spect or NMR are a plus. She/he enjoys providing practical and theoretical training for students and promotes scientific collaboration within the research group. She/he will have excellent written and spoken (English) communication skills. Contact:  Gautam Borthakur, M.D.  gborthak@mdanderson.org

Posted: January 2014
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Summer Research Program in Genomics (SRPG)
The Broad Institute

The Broad is a cutting-edge, deeply collaborative biomedical research institute dedicated to transforming human health through genomic science. Located in Cambridge, Mass., our research partners include Boston's leading universities and research hospitals, as well as Harvard and MIT.

The Broad's Diversity Initiative is now accepting applications for our highly innovative undergraduate summer research opportunity, the Summer Research Program in Genomics (SRPG). You can find the link to the application instructions here.

The SRPG program is designed for students with a commitment to biomedical research and an interest in genomics. SRPG is specifically designed to support young scientists from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups in the biomedical sciences.

The program features:

  • a paid nine-week research experience;
  • paid housing and travel expenses;
  • travel sponsorship to participate in a national scientific conference;
  • original research project guided by hands-on mentors;
  • an intensive course in scientific communication;
  • academic and career development seminars; and
  • team-building events and leadership development.

Deadline: January 31, 2014

Posted: January 2014
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Summer Training and Research (STAR) Program

University of Maryland School of Public Health
This program is designed to provide traditionally under-represented undergraduate students with two consecutive summers of a 10-week research training and career development program to enhance their potential to apply for and complete graduate degrees in biomedical and behavioral science relevant to preventing and treating cardiovascular disease.

We are also very excited to announce our new program UM ADAPT:
The Aging Diversity And Professional Training (UM ADAPT) Program provides underrepresented undergraduates with two years of research, ethics, and career development training. The overall aim is to increase diversity in individuals who choose careers in biomedical/behavioral research related to aging.

Please see the attached PDF flyers and application forms for complete details, application instructions, and contact information for any questions.

More information is available at http://www.sph.umd.edu/KNES/STAR/index.html

Deadline: March 21, 2014

Posted: January 2014

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Summer Research Experiences in Cancer Prevention

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Cancer Prevention Research Training Program (CPRTP)

Visit our website at www.CancerPreventionTraining.org and select How to Apply from the left menu. All applications and materials are due by midnight, Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. Open to undergraduate, graduate and health professional students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Program Duration: 10-weeks from Tuesday, June 3, 2014, to Friday, August 8, 2014. Must be enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate degree program for both Spring 2014 and Fall 2014 semesters. Undergraduates transitioning to graduate or medical school in Fall 2014 are eligible, but must show proof of acceptance or a graduate program application by the deadline.

Deadline: February 28, 2014

Posted: December 2013

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Summer Health Disparities Research Programs
Center for Health Disparities and Molecular Medicine, Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Apprenticeship Bridge to College (ABC)
 Open to local high school students

Undergraduate Training Program (UTP)
 Open to college and university students

Medical Training Program (MTP)
 Open to medical students

Deadline: March 1, 2014

Posted: December 2013

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Faculty Position in Cancer Prevention and Control
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
 
New Jersey is home to more than 8.8 million residents, and with approximately 42 percent reported to be Hispanic, Black, Asian, Pacific Islander, or other ethnic minority, it is one of the most ethnically diverse states in the country. Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) and Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School are significantly expanding programmatic efforts in Cancer Prevention and Control. We are seeking associate to full professor-level behavioral scientist or epidemiologist with expertise in the area of health disparities. This is a leadership position for the development and integration of disparities research at the CINJ.
 
Current faculty include Sharon Manne, Ph.D., Elliot Coups, Ph.D., Elisa Bandera, Ph.D., Katie Devine, Ph.D., John Graff, Ph.D., Kitaw Demissie, Ph.D., Grace Lu-Yao, Ph.D., Shawna Hudson, Ph.D., Danielle McCarthy, Ph.D., Cris Delnevo, Ph.D., Marc Steinberg, Ph.D., Michael Steinberg, M.D., Jill Williams, M.D., Jane Lewis, Ph.D., Jerod Stapleton, Ph.D., Antoinette Stroup, Ph.D., Kevin Henry, Ph.D., and Adana Llanos, Ph.D. The candidate must hold current federal grant support from the National Cancer Institute or American Cancer Society.
 
Excellent collaboration possibilities exist between CINJ and the Department of Psychology at Rutgers University, the Department of Psychiatry at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers School of Public Health, and the New Jersey State Cancer Registry (a member of the SEER Program). We also have active research and outreach activities in South Asian Health Behaviors (tobacco/cancer screening), Migrant Workers' sun protection habits, and cancer outcome disparities among African-American breast cancer patients. Newark’s Cancer Center is also a resource for both patient and other minority outreach efforts, and will be a growing resource for disparities research.
 
Candidates should possess a doctoral degree in epidemiology, social or clinical psychology, or public health. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications. A joint appointment in another academic department/school is possible. Excellent salary and benefits package, commensurate with a leadership position.
 
Please address letter of research interests and CV to: Dr. Sharon Manne, Associate Center Director of Population Science, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, c/o Larissa Varela, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Office of Faculty Recruitment and Appointments, 120 Albany St, Tower 2, Fifth Floor, New Brunswick, NJ 08901. Application via email is suggested: recruitmentcinj@gmail.com.                                   

Posted: December 2013

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Scientist Track Positions

Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis

Indiana University School of Medicine is seeking applications for scientist track positions to establish a rigorous research program in breast cancer. The position includes an appointment as full-time faculty at a rank commensurate with experience in a basic science/or clinical department and is supported by an outstanding infrastructure, including a one teraFLOP/s supercomputer that has time dedicated to bioinformatics computing, a Biobank, >2 billion medical records, active genomics projects, and a robust graduate training program. IU Simon Cancer Center is an NCI-designated cancer center with breast cancer as a major program. The breast cancer program has 32 research and clinical faculty with research area ranging from understanding the basic biology of the breast cancer to first-in-human clinical trials. Program members focus on three broad themes including cell signaling, genomic/epigenomic regulation, and therapeutic individualization. The cancer center is also the home of Susan G. Komen normal breast tissue bank, which additionally stores serum, plasma, and DNA from healthy and breast cancer patients. The successful candidates are expected to establish independent research programs, collaborate with other investigators, and participate in the activities of the cancer center and the department.

Minimal qualifications for this position include an M.D. and/or Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience for junior investigators. A distinguished research/funding record is expected for more senior investigators. The salary and recruitment package will be commensurate with the outstanding opportunity this represents.

Interested candidates should send: 1) a curriculum vitae; 2) contact information for five references; and 3) a one to two-page statement outlining the applicant's research goals. Send all three as one PDF file by email to bworking@iu.edu with "Breast Cancer Position" as the subject of the message. The search and screen committee will begin reviewing applications as they are received and applications will be considered until an appointment is made.

Indiana University is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities. In addition, it is the university's policy to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities.

Posted: November 2013

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Assistant/Associate Member
Human Biology and the Translational Research Program in Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

The Division of Human Biology and the Translational Research Program in the Division of Public Health Sciences at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC) jointly invite applications from laboratory-based scientists working in the area of solid tumor research. Applicants will be considered at the rank of assistant or associate faculty member, and opportunities exist for joint and/or affiliate appointment in the FHCRC Divisions of Clinical Research, Basic Sciences, or Vaccine and Infectious Disease, as well the University of Washington, depending on mutual interest.
 
The successful candidate will enter a dynamic research environment with many opportunities to collaborate with scientists across a diverse range of disciplines. We are seeking applicants who share our goals to advance an understanding of the biological basis of cancer, and to translate findings to the clinic, through the development and utilization of molecular, genomic, computational and/or other innovative laboratory approaches with direct relevance to the etiology, prevention, detection, pathogenesis, and/or treatment of solid tumors. We will consider Ph.D., M.D./Ph.D., or M.D. scientists interested in a broad range of disciplines including, but not limited to cancer/tumor biology, pathology, cancer genomics, and proteomics.
 
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is a world-renowned research institution with large and active efforts in basic biological sciences, human biology, clinical research, epidemiology, biostatistics, and cancer prevention research. Its mission is the elimination of cancer as a cause of human suffering and death. The center offers outstanding shared resources, including genomics, imaging, and proteomics facilities. FHCRC is an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center with active training programs for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows and offers exceptional opportunities for scientific interactions with other investigators in the Seattle area.
 
Please submit all application materials including curriculum vitae, a statement describing current and future research interests, and four references to our application site.

Please direct any questions related to this search to Lisa Wagner (lwagner@fhcrc.org). The applicant review process begins as applications arrive, but any application received by November 1, 2013, will be guaranteed consideration for the position. Applications that arrive after that date will be considered as long as the position remains open.
 
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Washington are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers. The two institutions are building culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates.

Posted: October 2013


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Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University

The Department of Biomedical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the area of fundamental mechanisms in cancer biology. Applications from individuals at a more advanced rank will also be considered. While applicants with expertise in most areas of cancer biology will be considered, we are particularly interested in those individuals whose research offers a unique perspective on cancer-related processes and also synergizes with existing strengths in the department, including animal models of human disease, genomic instability, metabolism, non-coding RNAs, and stem cells. Irrespective of the field of interest, candidates are expected to utilize multiscale integrated approaches that encompass genetic, molecular, cellular and whole organism systems to understand the complexity of cancer pathogenesis. Applicants must have a Ph.D., D.V.M, M.D., or equivalent degree. In addition to establishing an innovative and robust extramurally funded independent research program, the candidate is expected to contribute to departmental teaching efforts.

The new faculty member will join a collaborative, interdisciplinary life sciences community on the main campus of Cornell University, in Ithaca, New York, with additional potential for interactions with Weill Cornell Medical College faculty in New York City. The position offers opportunities to participate in several campus-wide faculty-driven research initiatives, including those in Vertebrate Genomics and Stem Cell Science (both of which have their administrative home in the Department of Biomedical Sciences), to integrate with other programs across both campuses (including the Comparative Cancer Biology Training Program, the Center for Microenvironment and Metastasis, and the Weill Cornell Cancer Center), and to utilize state-of-the-art core facilities such as shared resources for transgenic mouse generation and iPS cell production (housed within our department), nanofabrication, and in vivo imaging (including micro-CT and MRI facilities). Please visit our departmental website for additional information (http://www.vet.cornell.edu/biosci/).

Situated in the picturesque Finger Lakes region of upstate New York, Ithaca boasts a superb array of attractions and amenities to satisfy individuals with wide-ranging interests/hobbies, all set in an environment that is supportive and nurturing for individuals and families alike. Cornell University, which lies at the heart of this vibrant community, embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts trainees of all races, ethnicities, and genders. Women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Cornell University also seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples, and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium to assist with dual career searches. For more information, please contact Drs. Paula Cohen and Bob Weiss, Faculty Search Committee Co-Chairs, at BMS_cancer@cornell.edu. Prospective candidates should submit their application materials (cover letter, CV, Research and Teaching statements [max. 3 pages each], and up to three pertinent publications) via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/3419 together with three letters of reference. The search committee will begin considering complete applications on December 5 and will continue until the position is filled.

Posted: October 2013

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Faculty Position
Department of Developmental and Cell Biology, University of California, Irvine

Applications are invited for a faculty position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. Candidates with an integrative approach to developmental and cell biology, and the interface with other disciplines are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant is expected to conduct a strong research program and to contribute to the teaching of undergraduate and graduate students. (http://devcell.bio.uci.edu/) Please send curriculum vitae, summary of research accomplishments and goals, and the contact information for three individuals who can provide letters of reference.

Applicants should use the following on-line recruitment URL’s:
Assistant Professors https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF02115
Associate Professors https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF02116

To receive full consideration, material should be received by November 1, 2013. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
UCI is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women and minorities. UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Award for gender equity.

http://www.bio.uci.edu/employment/assistant-associate-professor/

Deadline: November 1

Posted: September 2013

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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cancer Prevention
The Janice Davis Gordon Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowship in Colorectal Cancer Prevention
Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

Click the fellowship below to be routed to the individual fellowship webpage or visit our website at www.CancerPreventionTraining.org and select “How to Apply” from the left menu. Each fellowship page includes application forms, instructions, deadlines and other detailed information.

Important changes to our application process have been made, and full proposals are no longer required for initial application. Even if you have applied for these fellowships previously, please read the new instructions carefully.

NCI R25T Postdoctoral Fellowships in Cancer Prevention
Open to postdoctoral candidates who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Applicants with visas are NOT eligible.
Up to two years training (starting at $50,000/yr + benefits)
NCI R25T fellowships include funding for stipend, health benefits, tuition, books and allowance for travel, professional development and research expenses.

The Janice Davis Gordon Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowship in Colorectal Cancer Prevention
Open to postdoctoral candidates who are U.S. citizens, permanent residents and foreign nationals holding visas.
Up to five years training (starting at $50,000/yr)*
* Donor-funded fellowships (including Gordon Fellowship in Colorectal Cancer Prevention) include PARTIAL funding for stipend and do NOT include health benefits, tuition, books and allowance for travel, professional development and research experiences. Please consult your mentor(s).

Applicants who receive an invitation to submit a research and training proposal for committee evaluation are confirmed accepted to the program. However, the start date of the appointment and funding is contingent on the committee’s final approval of the proposal.

Applications Due: Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Notify Applicants of Decision: Wednesday, December 6, 2013
Research and Career Proposals Due (By Invitation Only): Monday, January 6, 2014
Anticipated Fellowship Start Date: Monday, January 27, 2014

Posted: September 2013

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Assistant or Associate Professor, Research Track (Bioinformatics Director)
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia/Dept. of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Department of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for an assistant or associate professor position in the non-tenure research track. Rank will be commensurate with experience. Applicants must have an Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in research.

Possible methodological research projects include, but are not limited to, developing statistical/computational methods for integrated analysis of genomic data, analysis of next-generation sequencing and RNA-seq data, pathway- and genetic network-based analysis, rare variant analysis of complex disorders, discovery of genetic interactions in genome-wide studies, and developing innovative genome analysis methods and software. Duties include methodological and collaborative research in pediatric medicine and advising bioinformatics support services.

In addition, this position will serve as bioinformatics director within the Center for Biomedical Informatics at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute. In this capacity, successful candidates will lead strategic informatics initiatives involving bioinformatics research; engage with and recruit members of CHOP’s healthcare provider communities as stakeholders for the utilization of molecular knowledge in the pediatric clinical environment; develop effective workflows for generating, analyzing, and delivering actionable genomics and functional genomics information to researchers and clinicians; and seek out mechanisms for collaboration by leading funded research initiatives to achieve these goals.

The department has strong ties with world-class biostatistics, bioinformatics, and genomics groups at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania. This environment provides rich collaborative opportunities in genetic and genomic study design, statistical genetic analysis, genetic epidemiology, genomics, personalized medicine, epigenetics, and biomedical informatics. Candidates will have experience in health, life sciences or a related appropriate field.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense.

The University of Pennsylvania and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia are equal opportunity, affirmative action employers.

Apply for this position online at: http://www.med.upenn.edu/apps/faculty_ad/index.php/g331/d3365

Posted: September 2013

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Introduction to Cancer Research Careers (ICRC)
National Cancer Institute

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is pleased to announce the 2014 Introduction to Cancer Research Careers (ICRC) Program. The ICRC is designed to encourage individuals from populations underrepresented in science and/or financially disadvantaged backgrounds to seek internship opportunities at the NCI. Successful ICRC applicants will take part in a two-day campus visit to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland, where they will have the opportunity to learn about the various scientist-in-training programs, participate in laboratory tours, interview for either a summer or post-baccalaureate (one-year) internship. Participants selected for internships receive a monthly stipend, round-trip travel, and summer housing subsidy.

Our goal is to encourage a diverse group of talented students to explore careers in biomedical research. You can help us meet this goal by sharing this information with students and faculty contacts you feel would benefit from this opportunity. Please refer to the attached brochure and the ICRC website for additional information, http://icrc.nci.nih.gov.

Applications due: November 11
Supporting materials due: November 14

Posted: September 2013

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Clinical Investigator Development Program
Center for Cancer Research (CCR), National Cancer Institute (NCI)

We are pleased to announce our annual call for applications for an exciting training opportunity intended for physicians interested in dedicating their careers to clinical research. Come join a vibrant, multidisciplinary research community where hallmarks are: Commitment to flexible funding necessary to support innovative, high-impact bench-to-bedside research, access to the largest hospital in the world devoted exclusively to clinical research, extensive shared research resources, and access to a broad range of scientific and clinical expertise. The Clinical Investigator Development Program is intended to assist board-eligible/board-certified translational researchers to transition from a mentored position to that of independent investigator in either laboratory-based or patient-oriented research in academia or comparable positions in government and industry. Potential areas of interest include medical oncology, pediatric hematology-oncology, radiation oncology, surgical oncology, pathology, neuro-oncology, urology and dermatology. Program objectives are to: Develop competence and skills in study design, protocol development and patient-oriented research; acquire knowledge related to the ethical and regulatory issues of conducting clinical research involving human subjects; gain direct experience with and develop strategies for the collection and management of research data; and learn about function, development, organization and leadership of a multidisciplinary research team.

Who We Are: The CCR is nationally recognized as a premier training ground for clinical research, which is conducted in the state-of-the-art Clinical Research Center in Bethesda. Successful applicants will join a cadre of 250 talented scientists conducting cutting-edge research on the campuses of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda and Frederick, Maryland.

About the Program: Selectees will be appointed as "assistant clinical investigators" for three-year periods at a competitive salary commensurate with subspecialty training and experience and will be assigned dedicated laboratory space, if needed, and an independent budget; travel and training funds; and access to an extensive infrastructure including research nursing, data management support, animal facilities, core services and advanced technologies such as imaging/microscopy, protein chemistry and purification, mass spectrometry, flow cytometry, genomics, and transgenic and knockout mice. An attractive federal government employee benefit package includes health and life insurance coverage, a retirement savings program and relocation expenses. Student loan repayment is possible through the NIH. Program participants must successfully complete the courses Principles and Practice of Clinical Research, Clinical Pharmacology, and Ethical and Regulatory Aspects of Clinical Research; develop a research proposal within the first six months in collaboration with a mentor; and apply for an NIH Career Development Award (K mechanism) by the end of the second year. There will be an annual review of each participant's research program.

Eligibility: Candidates may be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or possess (or be eligible for) the appropriate work visa, and must have completed subspecialty training at a U.S.-accredited institution in appropriate fields.

How to Apply: Applicants must submit a current curriculum vitae, complete bibliography, three letters of recommendation, academic transcripts, U.S. citizen/permanent residency documentation or documentation of visa eligibility, evidence of board certification or board eligibility and a one-page description of research interests and goals and how these relate to the chosen field. Apply online at http://irp-positions.nih.gov/apply. Applications must be submitted on or before 11:59 p.m. EST, October 31, 2013. Paper applications will not be accepted. Questions may be directed to Ms. Romi Sawhney at sawhneyr@mail.nih.gov

Application Deadline: October 31, 2013

Posted: August 2013