Postdoctoral Fellow, Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Rockvile, VA

Job posting number: #7066041

Posted: May 6, 2020

Application Deadline: August 17, 2020

Job Description

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program (CPFP) is now accepting applications for Cancer Prevention Fellows. This unique postdoctoral training opportunity is perfect for scientists and clinicians with an interest in cancer prevention.
Pursue your research interests with world-class training and mentorship
The centerpiece of the program is mentored, multidisciplinary research. Our comprehensive postdoctoral program is flexible enough to permit individual creativity while offering an organizational foundation for research and growth.
The program provides:
• Competitive stipends, relocation expenses, health insurance benefits, and travel allowances
• Support for up to four years
• A path to earn a master of public health degree (M.P.H), sponsored by NCI
• A structured professional development curriculum
• A cohort of fellows, whose interests span STEM and other fields

Applicants must have a doctoral degree in a related discipline or be currently enrolled in an accredited doctoral degree program and scheduled to complete all requirements prior to the start of the program.
Applicants must also be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States, unless applying through the Ireland–NCI Cancer Consortium, and have less than five years of relevant postdoctoral research experience.

Applications will be accepted through August 17, 2020. You must apply through our online system at
To learn more about eligibility requirements and to apply, visit or email us at

At the heart of our program is our policy development. We work closely with our NIH stakeholder community on the development of agency policy in the civil rights and diversity and inclusion arenas. Through committees consisting of partners at our institutes and centers, our office leadership and staff, we harness the ideas and perspectives needed to develop legally sound policy for the agency. Each year the NIH Director issues a policy statement to the workforce, underscoring its commitment to a workplace free of discrimination and declaring a value proposition for diversity and inclusion. To uphold that commitment, our committees and the policies we develop serve to articulate the rights and responsibilities of every manager, supervisor, and employee and are consistent with current law. Our equity, diversity, and inclusion experts conduct comprehensive research and stay abreast of changes in statutes, regulations, Executive Orders, new guidance from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Office of Personnel Management, in order to ensure that our NIH policies remain current and that our workforce understands these changes.

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Job posting number:#7066041
Application Deadline:2020-8-17
Employer Location:Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program
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