Assistant Research Physician (Women's Malignancies)

Bethesda, Maryland near the Washington D.C. metropolitan area
Commensurate with experience; Federal Govt. Benefits Package
Jun 04, 2021
Jul 04, 2021
Full Time

The Women’s Malignancies Branch (WMB), Center for Cancer Research (CCR), a division of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), announces a call for applications for Assistant Research Physician, an exciting opportunity intended for physicians with an interest in translating bench-to-bedside research to clinical trials, especially focused on gynecologic malignancies.  The WMB focuses on developing treatment for gynecologic and breast malignancies and is part of the CCR, NCI’s largest intramural program.  The CCR is located in Bethesda, Maryland and offers an unparalleled opportunity to build a clinical research program with access to plentiful beds at the world’s largest dedicated research hospital and an extensive clinical infrastructure including protocol and regulatory support, nursing, data management, information technology, shared research resources, and availability of a broad range of scientific and clinical expertise.

The successful candidate for Assistant Research Physician will take the lead in developing biomarker-driven clinical trials building on translational laboratory work ongoing in the WMB. The WMB is a vibrant, multidisciplinary research community featuring innovative, high-impact bench-to-bedside research and close collaboration between physicians and scientists with primary focus on gynecologic and breast cancers.  Applicants should be board-eligible or board-certified in medical oncology.

REQUIRED SKILLS: Applicants should be board-eligible or board-certified in medical oncology. Key skills include: familiarity with biomarker-driven study design, protocol development and patient-oriented research; knowledge related to the ethical and regulatory issues of conducting clinical research involving human subjects; experience with the collection and management of research data; and interest in community outreach and teaching medical oncology fellows.

PREFERRED SKILLS: Experience in treating patients with breast and/or gynecological malignancies.

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  • CV/Resume
  • Statement of Research Goals
  • One Reference
  • Cover Letter
  • Summary of Research Experience

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