Staff Clinician - tumor immunology, GI cancer

Staff Name: 
Tim F. Greten, M.D.
Thoracic and GI Malignancies Branch
Research Area Keywords: 

tumor immunology, molecular pathophysiology, GI cancer

Position Description: 

The Thoracic and GI Malignancies Branch is seeking a candidate who will manage and oversee early phase clinical research to complete research aims to fulfill the mission of the National Cancer Institute, as well as mentoring research trainees (students and fellows) to complete their research goals and publications. The research interests include tumor immunology and molecular pathophysiology of gastrointestinal malignancies including liver cancer, biliary tract cancer, colorectal cancer and pancreatic cancer and the identification of novel and effective targeted and immune mediated therapy. The Staff Clinician will be working closely with intramural and extramural collaborators to identify effective novel therapeutic options and study the mechanisms of action to further improve efficacy.

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Experience Required: 

M.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, and formal training in clinical research in a prominent institution. Experience being a clinical study chair and investigator of early (0-II) oncology drug development clinical trials as well as specialized training in developmental therapeutics and innovative early phase clinical trials; clinical trial design and implementation and regulatory issues.

Additional Information: 

Applicant will be appointed at a salary commensurate with his/her qualifications and experience. Full Federal benefits including leave, health and life insurance, long-term care insurance, retirement, and savings plan (401k equivalent) will be provided. An office as well as infrastructure and personnel for carrying out human subject research also will be provided.

Bethesda, located adjacent to Washington, D.C., is an urban core of Montgomery County, MD. Bethesda is one of the most affluent and highly educated communities in the United States. Living in Bethesda offers residents a suburban feel with a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. The public schools in Bethesda are highly rated.

How To Apply: 

Interested individuals should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae and bibliography, and a brief statement of research and intent to:

Dr. Tim Greten
Thoracic and GI Malignancies Branch
Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute

Contact Name: 
Dariele Marshall
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