National Cancer Institute, Center for Cancer Research, Genetics Branch
Location: Bethesda, Maryland
Type: Full Time
Salary: commensurate with experience
Physicians: Clinical Geneticist
Internal Number: 7-2023
The National Cancer Institute Center for Cancer Research is seeking a clinical cancer geneticist to expand our Clinical Cancer Genetics Program in the Genetics Branch. The candidate will be working with a team of physicians, scientists, nurses, and genetic counselors at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, MD.
Successful candidates will have clinical, research, and teaching responsibilities. Applicants must be familiar with the principles and practice of genomics in the context of clinical oncology including but not limited to germline incidental/secondary findings from somatic testing, cancer risk syndromes, cancer predisposition genes, and germline variant interpretation. We are seeking people with knowledge and familiarity with state-of-the-art diagnostic testing in genomics who have an interest in working in a research environment.
Appointees may be US citizens, resident aliens, or non-resident aliens with or eligible to obtain a valid employment authorized visa. Applications from women, minorities and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged.
Applicants must have: a current license to practice medication (MD, DO); completed an ACGME-accredited pediatrics and/or medical genetics residency program; and be board certified or eligible in Clinical Genetics and Genomics by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics. Experience of 2-5 years in genetics and/or cancer genetics preferred.
About National Cancer Institute, Center for Cancer Research, Genetics Branch
The Center for Cancer Research (CCR) is the largest division of the National Cancer Institutes intramural research program and comprises nearly 250 basic and clinical research groups located on two campuses outside of Washington DC. The CCR is home to an extraordinary group of scientists and clinicians exploring the cutting-edge of cancer and HIV/AIDS research. Our scientists work on a wide spectrum of biological and biomedical problems ranging from visualizing and understanding the structure of individual genes and proteins, developing novel methods for drug discovery, to inventing biomedical devices and technology and creating innovative ways to treat patients in the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center.