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Deputy Director for Scientific Resources, NCI-DCEG

Deadline: open until filled

The Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG) of the National Cancer Institute is recruiting an accomplished, senior scientist to serve as Deputy Director for Scientific Resources. The mission of DCEG is to discover environmental and genetic determinants of cancer, and to identify new approaches to cancer prevention through epidemiological research. The Deputy Director for Scientific Resources will share fully with the Division Director responsibilities for managing the scientific and administrative activities of the Division.  He/she will provide leadership and expertise in scientific and administrative management for the Division’s coordinated program in epidemiology, biostatistics, and population-based genetics, with responsibility for planning, directing, implementing, and evaluating the complex and diversified resources needed to carry out the scientific and training mission of the Division, including contractor-supplied biomedical computing support, biorepository services, and laboratory assays; annual budget formulation for the Division; direct management of the DCEG Office of the Director budget; fiscal reporting; and key personnel recruitments. The Deputy Director for Scientific Resources will supervise staff responsible for management of biorepository services and systems integration; data access compliance analysis and management, technology management conceptualization and application, and management of key scientific review committees for the Division.  He/she will also represent NCI to a wide variety of government, professional, academic, and advocacy organizations. 

The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in genetics, epidemiology, or a related field; knowledge of cancer research programs and the funding, personnel, and services required to support large-scale scientific research; advanced knowledge of Federal regulations, policies, procedures, and precedents applicable to the conduct of cancer research programs, such as data sharing, data security, and human subjects protection issues; skill in strategic planning and ability to align strategic goals with operational plans; experience in management of the review and monitoring of cancer research program; ability to interact with researchers and other officials from government, academic, and other institutions on an international level; and have strong written and verbal communication skills. 

The Deputy Director for Scientific Resources will be eligible for a salary commensurate with his/her qualifications and experience.  Full Federal benefits including leave, health and life insurance, long-term care insurance, retirement, and savings plan (401k equivalent) will be provided. For full detailed application procedures, please go to  The DHHS and NIH are equal opportunity employers.