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Careers at NCI

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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Associate Director, Developmental Therapeutics Program, DCTD

NCI is seeking an exceptional and visionary leader to serve as its Associate Director, Developmental Therapeutics Program (DTP), Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis (DTCD). The DTP is responsible for the coordination of NCI’s national preclinical treatment development program. The Associate Director coordinates major translational research initiatives aimed at bringing cutting edge research discoveries for the laboratory to patients. Closing date: April 20, 2021.

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