Senior Clinician

Bethesda, Maryland
Sep 08, 2017
Position Type

Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

National Cancer Institute (NCI

Center for Cancer Research (CCR)


The Center for Cancer Research (CCR), NCI, NIH, HHS is seeking to fill several Senior Clinician positions with outstanding oncologists with research experience and expertise in one of the following areas: 1) genitourinary malignancies; 2) thoracic malignancies; 3) gastrointestinal malignancies; 4) lymphomas; 5) pediatric cancers; or 6) genetic tumor predisposition syndromes.

The Senior Clinician position is the equivalent to an Associate or Full Professor in Academia. In addition to having outstanding clinical skills, Senior Clinicians will be expected to develop and manage complex clinical programs, provide oversight of a large clinical trial portfolio of treatment and natural history studies, oversee diverse clinical support teams, and foster collaborations with principal investigators within disease-specific focus areas. The successful candidate will be expected to manage a multidisciplinary clinical research team. Applicants must have a MD or equivalent medical degree, be board certified or board-eligible in medical oncology or pediatric oncology, and have substantial patient care, research, managerial, and mentoring experience.

These positions are located at the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland. The NIH Clinical Center is the world’s largest research hospital which offers state-of-the-art facilities, collaborative opportunities, and core facilities for advanced technologies. The Senior Clinician will have available resources including funding for clinical trials, nurse practitioners, research nurses, and patient care coordinators. In addition, the senior clinician will have access to a robust clinical trials infrastructure including data management, training, protocol support office, regulatory support, information systems and technology, and data safety monitoring. The CCR’s collaborative culture also offers research staff access to a wide array of intellectual and technological assets, including high-quality technology cores dedicated to pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics, protein chemistry, natural products chemistry, biophysics, mass spectrometry, imaging, microscopy, proteomics and genomics, bioinformatics/biostatistics, and flow cytometry. For an overview of CCR, please visit:

For more information, contact Lori Holliday, at:

Review of applications will begin on or about November 1, 2017, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience. A full benefits package is available, including retirement, health insurance, life insurance, long-term care insurance, annual and sick leave, and a Thrift Savings Plan (401K equivalent). This position is not restricted to U.S. citizens. Applications must contain CV, bibliography, and research plans (no more than two pages) and must be submitted electronically to:

This position is subject to a background investigation. The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs.

HHS, NIH, and NCI are Equal Opportunity Employers

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