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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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Deputy Director, Division of Cancer Biology

NCI is seeking an exceptional and visionary leader to serve as the Deputy Director for the Division of Cancer Biology (DCB). The DCB supports basic research in all areas of cancer biology at academic institutions and research foundations across the United States. DCB provides funding for research that investigates the basic biology behind cancer. The DCB Deputy Director in collaborating with the Director oversees cutting edge cancer research in the field of cancer biology.

Jobs at NCI

Open, full-time and part-time federal positions at NCI are posted on

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Training Opportunities

Learn more about training opportunities at NCI, including summer internships. 

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