neuro-oncology, brain tumor, central nervous system
The Neuro-Oncology Branch (NOB), Center for Cancer Research (CCR), National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH) is seeking staff clinicians to provide high-quality patient care for individuals with primary central nervous system (CNS) malignancies. The NOB is comprised of a multidisciplinary team of physicians, healthcare providers, and scientists who are dedicated to developing new therapies and improving outcomes for patients with primary brain and spinal cord tumors.
The NOB is one of the first trans-institutional initiatives at the National Institutes of Health. The Branch is focused on developing an integrated clinical, translational, and basic research program that engages the strengths and resources of the National Cancer Institutes (NCI) and the National Institutes of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) for the purpose of developing novel experimental therapeutics for individuals with primary central nervous system (CNS) malignancies.
About NCI’s Center for Cancer Research
The Center for Cancer Research (CCR) is the intramural research component of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). 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-risk, high-impact laboratory- and clinic-based investigations. Investigators are supported by a wide array of intellectual, technological, and research resources, including surgical and pathology facilities, animal facilities, and dedicated, high-quality technology cores in areas such as imaging/microscopy, chemistry/purification, mass spectrometry, flow cytometry, 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/.
The successful candidate must have a M.D. and be board certified (or equivalent) in neurology or medical oncology with specialized training in neuro-oncology. He or she must demonstrate ability to provide high-quality patient care and initiate and participate in clinical research trials. The incumbent must demonstrate leadership skills as well as skills in establishing and maintaining active collaborations. The position will involve interactions across NIH and non-NIH institutes. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
The NIH and NCI are dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs and encourages the application and nomination of qualified women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities.
Please send curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and two letters of reference to the attention of Mark R. Gilbert, M.D., Neuro-Oncology Branch, National Cancer Institute, 9030 Old Georgetown Road, Building 82, Room 235A, Bethesda, MD 20892 at NCINeuroOncology@mail.nih.gov.
Candidates may be U.S. citizens, resident aliens, or nonresident aliens.
HHS, NIH, and NCI are Equal Opportunity Employers