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Careers at DCEG

The Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG) recruits scientific personnel from academia, government agencies, and major health organizations.

Current Openings

Program Director, Trans-Divisional Research Program
DCEG is recruiting a highly accomplished, tenure-eligible senior investigator to serve as the Program Director of the Trans-Divisional Research Program (TDRP). The successful candidate will be expected to lead a world-class research portfolio and have extensive expertise in cancer epidemiology. Learn more about the Program Director opportunity.

Tenure-Eligible Senior Investigator – Multiple Disciplines Intramural Research Program (IRP)
The National Cancer Institute is seeking outstanding, internationally recognized and visionary scientists to lead independent research programs to conduct cutting-edge cancer research in DCEG. All areas relevant to population cancer research will be considered with highest priority in epidemiology, exposure assessment, biostatistics, data science, computational biology, clinical cancer genetics, integrative cancer genomics, and/or health disparities research. Learn more about the tenure-eligible senior investigator opportunity.

Computational Analyst/Bioinformatician (Staff Scientist), Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch
DCEG is recruiting a computational analyst/bioinformatician (staff scientist) for the Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch to perform a range of genetic and bioinformatic analyses in support of genetics projects. Learn more about the computational analyst/bioinformatician opportunity.

Data Analyst (Contractor), Connect Study
DCEG is seeking a data analyst for Connect, a new prospective cohort study. The successful candidate will assume data management and curation responsibilities for data from the Connect questionnaire and other repeated measures data. Learn more about the data analyst (contractor) opportunity.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusivity, and Accessibility Resource Specialist (Contractor), Office of the Director
DCEG is recruiting a dynamic candidate (contractor) to help the Director and senior leadership develop and guide DCEG’s organizational strategy for diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility, and cross-cultural initiatives. Learn more about the resource specialist opportunity

GWAS Scientist (Contractor), Cancer Genomics Research Laboratory
The Cancer Genomics Research Laboratory (CGR) is seeking an enthusiastic, creative, and collaborative bioinformatics scientist to support our broad portfolio of genome-wide association studies (GWAS). CGR investigates the contribution of germline and somatic genetic variation to cancer susceptibility and outcomes in support of DCEG research. Learn more about the GWAS scientist opportunity.

Research Administrative Assistant (Contractor), DCEG Office of the Director
DCEG's Office of the Director is recruiting a research administrative assistant to perform a wide range of administrative and technical functions that support scientific operations, including supporting the Division’s scientific review committees as well as project management, coordination, scheduling, note-taking, and other activities. Learn more about the research administrative assistant opportunity.

Senior Data Analyst (Contractor), Connect Study
DCEG is seeking a senior data analyst (contractor position) to assume data management and curation responsibilities for Connect, a new prospective cohort study. Learn more about the senior data analyst (contractor) opportunity.

Senior Science Writer, Communications Project Manager (Contractor), DCEG
The Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics is recruiting a science writer and communications project manager to perform science writing, project management in support of communications and implementation goals identified through the Divisions strategic planning process, and to serve as strategic communications advisor to the Communications Chief. Learn more about the science writer, communications project manager opportunity.

Staff Scientist, Clinical Genetics Branch
The DCEG Clinical Genetics Branch (CGB) is recruiting a staff scientist to support studies focused on the quantification of cancer risk and phenotype in monogenic tumor predisposition disorders. Learn more about the CGB staff scientist opportunity.

Staff Scientist, Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch
The DCEG Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch (IIB) is recruiting a staff scientist to coordinate activities for the HIV/AIDS Cancer Match Study. Learn more about the IIB staff scientist opportunity.

Tenure-track Investigator, Radiation Epidemiology Branch
The DCEG Radiation Epidemiology Branch (REB) is recruiting a tenure-track investigator to develop an independent research program focused on the risk of new malignancies developing in cancer survivors. Learn more about the REB tenure-track investigator opportunity.

Tenure-track/Tenure-eligible Investigator, Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch
The DCEG Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch (IIB) is recruiting a tenure-track/tenure-eligible investigator with a research focus on the epidemiology of cancer in relation to infections and/or immune variation. Learn more about the IIB tenure-track investigator opportunity.

Careers for Trainees

DCEG offers training opportunities within eight research branches conducting population and multidisciplinary research to discover the genetic and environmental determinants of cancer and new approaches to cancer prevention. Find a fellowship opportunity.

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