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Internal Job Opportunities

This section provides select job announcements in the field of cancer health disparities exclusively from NIH related to open staff positions within CRCHD. The CRCHD wants to provide researchers, students, and health disparities partners with the most up-to-date and relevant professional opportunities. Click on the individual positions below for more information about the position openings and to find information on applying.


Program Director Position Openings

NCI/CRCHD is looking for program directors to manage research grants and other types of awards focused on disparities research, diversity training, and integrated research, training and outreach networks addressing cancer health disparities. Applicants must have research design skills and ability to analyze data. Selectees will play a critical and valuable role in designing programs to reduce cancer health disparities in various racial, ethnic and underserved populations and train a diverse cadre of competitive cancer and cancer health disparities researchers. Familiarity with NIH extramural funding as an applicant, reviewer or NIH scientific administrator is a plus, and outstanding communications skills are a must.

Disparities Research - Candidates should have expertise in epidemiology, randomized trials, statistics, public health and intervention studies related to cancer disparities.

Diversity Training – Candidates must have an educational background or experience in molecular biology, genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, or basic medical science.

These positions are in the Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities located at the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health. Please see the NIH HSA Website for position requirements and detailed application procedures. Note that this is a global recruitment for program officer positions throughout NIH. In the application materials, be sure to emphasize aspects of your training, expertise and research interests that makes it clear you are a good fit for what CRCHD requires, as described above.

The Health Scientist Administrator (Program Officer) (NIH-GR-DE-13-758303) opening closes November 18, 2012.

For more information about this position, please contact Corey Pickeral ( or 301-435-4755).

Once you apply, please notify the appropriate CRCHD contact below with a copy of your resume.

These positions open and close frequently so it's advisable to have a profile on You can start a profile at NIH HSA Website.

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Please note that all job postings are subject to approval by the CRCHD-NCI and may be removed at any time without notification or warning. It is the job seeker’s responsibility to find information regarding job requirements, application process, closing dates, salary, and benefits.

**Items included in the listing are drawn from a variety of sources. Content of these items are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official view of the Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities-National Cancer Institute.

The NCI-NIH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.