Supervisory Physician (GP-0602-15)

Rockville, Maryland
Competitive salary and benefits
Jan 19, 2018
Feb 28, 2018

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Supervisory Physician Position

The National Cancer Institute is recruiting for a Supervisory Physician (GP-0602-15) position to lead the Cancer Diagnosis Program, with a focus to improve the diagnosis and assessment of cancer by effectively moving new scientific knowledge into clinical practice.  To apply to this position, please visit vacancy number 10108072.  The application period will begin on January 22, 2018 and close on January 31, 2018.

This Supervisory Physician will serve as the Associate Director for the Cancer Diagnosis Program (CDP), Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis (DCTD), which is an extramural division of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).  Those individuals interested in the position are encouraged to respond to this NIH global announcement for a Supervisory Physician.  This is a full-time government position in Rockville, Maryland. The individual must be a US citizen.  The candidate should have clinical experience and training in a relevant oncology sub-specialty, (such as medical oncology, pediatric oncology, etc.), hematology, clinical trials and in predictive/prognostic in vitro diagnostic use and/or development.

CDP, , stimulates research in and oversees a variety of scientific programs that support the overall mission of improving the diagnosis and assessment of cancer.  This program is composed of four branches, the Diagnostics Evaluation Branch (DEB) which facilitates the development of markers and validation of innovative in vitro diagnostics to improve clinical outcomes for cancer patients; the Pathology Investigation and Resources Branch (PIRB) which supports human specimen resources and pathology investigation; the Biorepositories & Biospecimen Research Branch (BBRB) which develops biorepository standards and facilitates biospecimen science studies; and the Diagnostic Biomarkers and Technology Branch (DBTB) which stimulates and supports research to develop new biomarkers, diagnostic strategies, modeling, innovative technologies and improved devices that will lead to better tools for research.  Along with the branches mentioned above, CDP has an integral role in NCI’s precision oncology programs, including MATCH, LungMAP, ALCHEMIST, National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN) and Experimental  Therapeutics - Clinical Trials Network (ETCTN).

The Supervisory Physician will also serve as a senior clinical expert to the Division Director, DCTD and too the Director, NCI for clinical assay development, validation, and biomarker evaluation.  The candidate’s responsibilities will   include providing patient care or services incident to patient care in the DCTD Developmental Therapeutics Clinic, or similar service.  In addition, the candidate will coordinate the efforts of the CDP grant portfolio along with similar efforts by other programs within DCTD, NCI and the NIH and provide information and interpret the program to grant applicants, grantees and the general public. 

Interested candidates should contact Dr. Jeffrey Abrams,; 240-276-6515, with questions regarding this position. For application and qualification requirements, please contact Brooke Belldina Ray at ; 301-402-5418. 

HHS, NIH and NCI are Equal Opportunity Employers

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