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Staff Clinician - Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Director

Job Description:

Position is with:

The Center for Cancer Research (CCR), a division of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), announces a call for applications for the Director of the NIH Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program.

This is an exciting opportunity to oversee the NIH intramural research program’s renowned, ACGME-accredited hematology/oncology fellowship, an established world leader training over 600 academic physician scientists, many becoming leaders in the field.  The Director will supervise and mentor 40 participating clinical fellows; develop the educational curriculum; coordinate schedules and rotations; and ensure the program meets accreditation requirements with the goal of preparing participants for board eligibility in oncology and/or hematology and leadership in clinical research.  The selected candidate may also carry out clinical research funded by the Center for Cancer Research.

An attractive Federal Government employee benefits package includes health and life insurance coverage, a retirement savings program, student loan repayment and relocation expenses.

Qualifications and Job Details:

  • Degree Required: M.D. or equivalent
  • Location: Bethesda, Maryland
  • Appointment Type: Government Position
  • Work Schedule: Full-time position
  • Citizenship: US Citizenship not required - (ie, permanent resident, visa)
  • Salary: Commensurate with experience


Applicants must hold an M.D., D.O., or equivalent degree and be ABIM board certified in Medical Oncology or Hematology with at least five years of experience beyond Hematology/Oncology training.  


Prior mentoring or fellowship training experience preferred.  

About the NCI Center for Cancer Research:

The Center for Cancer Research (CCR) is home to nearly 250 basic and clinical research groups located on two campuses just outside of Washington, D.C. CCR is part of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and makes up the largest component of the research effort at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Centrally supported by long-term funding and a culture of complete intellectual freedom, CCR scientists are able to pursue the most important and challenging problems in cancer research. We collaborate with academic and commercial partners and advocacy groups across the world in efforts to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer and HIV/AIDS. The CCR research portfolio covers the full spectrum of biological and biomedical research. Our work ranges from basic to translational and clinical, and our clinical trials are conducted in the NIH Clinical Center, the world’s largest hospital dedicated to clinical research that offers a robust infrastructure to support CCR’s patients on an estimated 250 open studies. The success of CCR is grounded in an exceptionally strong discovery research program that provides the foundation for the seamless translation of insights from bench to bedside. Read more about CCR, the benefits of working at CCR and hear from our staff on their CCR experiences.

Bethesda is one of the most highly educated communities in the United States and has a nationally renowned school system. The city is a thriving suburban center close to Washington, D.C., and home to many restaurants, retailers and a flourishing arts and entertainment district.

How to Apply:

  • CV/Resume
  • Three References
  • Cover Letter

Additional Application Information:

Applicants should submit a cover letter, current curriculum vitae with complete bibliography, and contact information for three letters of recommendation.  Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.  Submit applications to  Please include “Hem/Onc Fellowship Director Application” in the subject line of the e-mail. 

Contact Name: Patrick Miller

Contact Email:

For questions contact: Patrick Miller,

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