The Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program (EGRP), Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS), National Cancer Institute (NCI), is recruiting a qualified candidate for a Cancer Research Training Award (CRTA) Fellowship with an interest in diet, physical activity, sedentary behavior, sleep, and/or weight.
The CRTA Fellowship provides an outstanding opportunity for an individual with a strong interest in monitoring cancer-related risk factors in the population and improving methods of assessing those factors to gain experience working as an extramural scientist at the NCI. The CRTA appointment is a one-year position, with an option to renew, with the Risk Factor Assessment Branch (RFAB). Learn more about RFAB at https://epi.grants.cancer.gov/risk.
This position provides an exciting and unique opportunity to work with leaders in the field of population monitoring and assessment of cancer risk factors, particularly diet, physical activity, sedentary behavior, sleep, and weight. The trainee will work at the NCI, the largest Institute of the NIH, and the leader in providing research direction and funding for cancer research nationwide. The position allows contact with a large number of scientists representing disciplines of nutrition, physical activity, sleep, obesity, epidemiology, statistics, and public health, among others.