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The largest of the institutes and centers that make up the National Institutes of Health, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) is a premier research center that offers research, programmatic support, and training opportunities at its laboratories and offices in Maryland. NCI is deeply committed to the core values of equity, diversity, and inclusion that allow all staff to reach their potential and fully contribute to the Institute’s cancer mission.

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Director, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences

NCI is seeking an innovative leader to serve as the Director for the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS). The DCCPS mission is to provide national and international leadership in supporting research in surveillance, epidemiology, health services, behavioral science, and cancer survivorship with the goal of reducing the burden of cancer in America. The DCCPS Director provides scientific expertise and overall scientific administration to the operations and support of the research and operations of the DCCPS. Closing date: January 30, 2021.

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