Tenure Track Investigator - ionizing radiation, cancer biology

Staff Name: 
Kevin A. Camphausen, M.D.
Radiation Oncology Branch
Research Area Keywords: 

ionizing radiation, cancer biology

Position Description: 

The Radiation Oncology Branch (ROB) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is currently seeking candidates for a tenure track position for a basic science radiation biologist:

This position involves the study of ionizing radiation and cancer biology working effectively in a team environment.  We are seeking an individual committed to advancing the research programs in the field of radiation oncology.  This is a unique opportunity in assisting the ROB to develop new areas of basic and translational research. 

Senior individuals as well as those who are currently junior faculty or completing training are encouraged to apply.  Research opportunities will be in collaboration with basic and clinical scientists within the ROB, Radiation Biology Branch, and other CCR research programs.  Salary will be commensurate with experience.  For further information about the ROB, NIH, or NCI programs, faculty and training please visit our respective websites: https://ccr.cancer.gov/Radiation-Oncology-Branch, http://www.nih.gov/, http://ccr.nci.nih.gov/.

The Center for Cancer Research (CCR) is working to solve the most pressing problems in the field through basic, translational and clinical cancer research to create the cancer medicines of tomorrow and is dedicated to preparing the next generation of cancer researchers. Read more about CCR, the benefits of working at CCR and hear from our staff on their CCR experiences.

The CCR is a unique place of science where we combine diverse expertise with the freedom to thoroughly pursue the most pressing questions in cancer biology and treatment. 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 enjoying complete intellectual freedom and are expected to creatively and innovatively explore the most important questions in the field of cancer research and treatment.  We support projects over a long-time horizon allowing our investigators to pursue some of the most difficult, high-risk problems in the field, offering a wide array of intellectual and technological and research resources.

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Experience Required: 

Applicants must possess a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent doctoral degree with experience in radiation oncology.

Additional Information: 

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: 

All applications should include the following: a letter identifying the position of interest; a statement of radiation research interests; a career synopsis and brief bibliography; a current curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of five (5) references.  Please include in your CV, a description or your mentoring and outreach activities, especially those involving women and persons from racial/ethnic or other groups that are underrepresented in biomedical research.

Review of applications will begin on or about (11/06/2019), but applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Applications should be sent to:

Dr. Philip Tofilon, Chair
Radiation Oncology Branch Search Committee
c/o May Garcia, Executive Secretary
Center for Cancer Research
10 Center Drive, MSC1682
Bethesda, MD 20892-1682

Contact Name: 
May Garcia
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