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Employer: National Institutes of Health – Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics

Expires: 06/27/2021

Epidemiology of Breast Cancer – Postdoctoral fellowshipsThe Integrative Tumor Epidemiology Branch is seeking two applicants with training in epidemiology, molecular epidemiology, genetics/genomics, or a related field to study breast cancer. Projects may include analysis of data from questionnaires and electronic health records, as well as the study of tissue, histologic/radiologic images, and circulating biomarkers to inform breast cancer risk and progression. Various approaches may be used to test hypotheses, including prospective cohorts, consortia,unique clinical databases, registry data, computational pathology, and integrative analyses of genomic (next-generation sequencing, SNP array, RNASeq, methylation) and histologic/radiologic imaging data. The successful candidates will be mentored to achieve their goals, progressing to greater independence during the fellowship. Qualifications: Individuals must either hold, or expect to soon attain, a doctoral degree in epidemiology, genetics/genomics or related field. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Applicants may be U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or foreign nationals (visa requirements apply). For more information, contact Rose Yang, Ph.D., M.P.H., senior investigator, or Gretchen Gierach, Ph.D., M.P.H., senior investigator and Deputy Branch Chief.To Apply: See the Division Fellowship Information page for an overview, qualifications, and application details.Candidates are subject to a background investigation. DHHS, NIH, and NCI are Equal Opportunity Employers and dedicated to building a diverse community in their training and employment programs