Tenure-Track Investigator, NCI

Review begins: June 1, 2018

The Thoracic and GI Oncology Branch (TGIB) at the Center for Cancer Research (CCR), National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland is recruiting a Tenure Track Investigator to join the Intramural Research Program’s mission of high impact, high reward science. This position, which is supported with stable financial resources, is the equivalent of Assistant Professor/Associate Professor in an academic department.  The TGIB is looking for a candidate who will complement our current group of principal investigators focused on thoracic and gastrointestinal (GI) cancers.  The candidate is expected to develop a translational research program focused on GI cancers.  As such, the candidate will conduct both laboratory based investigations, as well as develop a clinical program related to work being conducted in his or her laboratory.  We encourage outstanding physician scientists investigating any area of GI research to apply.  Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, hepatobiliary and colon rectal cancer, and development of novel therapeutics.  Candidates may be eligible to join the NCI-Liver Cancer Program.  Candidates should hold a M.D. degree or equivalent doctoral degree, be board eligible/certified in medical oncology, and possess a medical license to practice in the United States.  The candidate should have a substantive record of publications, and the potential to develop an outstanding independent program in translational GI medical oncology research.

About NCI's Center for Cancer Research: The Center for Cancer Research (CCR) is an intramural research component of the National Cancer Institute (NCI).  The CCR’s enabling infrastructure facilitates clinical studies at the NIH Clinical Center, the world’s largest dedicated clinical research complex; provides extensive opportunities for collaboration; and allows scientists and clinicians to undertake high-impact laboratory- and clinic-based investigations.  Investigators are supported by a wide array of intellectual, technological, and research resources.  This includes animal facilities and dedicated, high quality technology cores in areas such as: imaging/microscopy, including cryo-electron microscopy; chemistry/purification, mass spectrometry, flow cytometry, SAXS, genomics/DNA sequencing, transgenics and knock out mice, arrays/molecular profiling, and human genetics/bioinformatics.  For an overview of CCR, please visit http://ccr.cancer.gov/.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience.  A full benefits package is available, including retirement, health insurance, life insurance, long-term care insurance, annual and sick leave, and Thrift Savings Plan (401K equivalent).  This position is not restricted to U.S. citizens.

Interested candidates should submit the following materials to https://irp-positions.nih.gov/job/TGIB
• The names and contact information of three references
• A current curriculum vitae and complete bibliography
• A two-page summary of research interests, goals, and future plans

Appointees may be U.S. citizens, resident aliens, or non-resident aliens with, or eligible to obtain, a valid employment authorization visa. Review of applications will begin on or about June 1, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  This position is subject to a background investigation.  The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs.  HHS, NIH, and NCI are equal opportunity employers.