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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

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.

Bioinformatics Head (Contractor), Cancer Genomics Research Laboratory
The Cancer Genomics Research Laboratory (CGR) is seeking an enthusiastic, creative, and seasoned bioinformatics professional to join our leadership team and direct our exceptional Bioinformatics Group. CGR has a diverse team of bioinformatics and computational scientists that support all areas of bioinformatics and data analysis (infrastructure, data QC, pipeline development and maintenance, data curation and sharing, methodology development, statistical analyses, machine learning approaches, and scientific interpretation). Learn more about the CGR bioinformatics head opportunity.

Bioinformatics Software Engineer (Contractor), Cancer Genomics Research Laboratory
The Cancer Genomics Research Laboratory (CGR) is seeking an enthusiastic, creative, and collaborative bioinformatics software engineer to support pipeline development and analysis for our broad portfolio of genomic studies. If you have experience designing and deploying robust, reproducible, production-quality pipelines, then come join our talented team of bioinformaticians dedicated to understanding the genetics of cancer. Learn more about the bioinformatics software engineer 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.

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.

Program Analyst (Contractor), Office of the Director
DCEG is seeking a program analyst (contractor) to join the interdisciplinary, collaborative scientific operations team in the Office of the Director, supporting Division scientific review committees and other scientific operations-related roles. Learn more about the program analyst opportunity

Research Assistant in Epidemiology (Contractor), Confluence Project
DCEG is recruiting a research assistant (contractor) to participate in project management for the Confluence Project, a large and exciting project that brings together scientists from multiple breast cancer consortia to investigate the genetic architecture of breast cancer and improve risk prediction and prognosis of the disease. Learn more about the research assistant (Confluence Project) 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.

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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