Epidemiologic Research Assistant National Cancer Institute – Contractor Position
The Integrative Tumor Epidemiology Branch (ITEB) is seeking an Epidemiologic Research Assistant! This position helps with administrative functions that support research such as maintaining records of study progress and publications, coordinating various administrative projects, and organizing scientific meetings. This position will work closely with the ITEB branch chief to assist in documenting and executing ITEB’s strategic plan. Additionally, this position involves assisting multiple investigators on all aspects of epidemiologic cancer research, including, data management (data coding and cleaning, specimen tracking), analysis (entry-level statistical analysis of epidemiologic and laboratory data), and preparation of reports for presentation or publication.
Qualifications: Individuals may hold a bachelor’s degree in public health, epidemiology, biostatistics, biobehavioral health, biology, or a related field. Advanced skills in Microsoft Office software and familiarity with citation management programs are preferred. Job requires organizational abilities, attention to detail, initiative and ability to work independently as well as part of a team, exceptional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills with individuals from a wide range of cultures and backgrounds, and an aptitude for multi-tasking.
Org Description: The NCI is an exciting place to work and the position provides excellent learning opportunities and possibilities for professional advancement. Pay is commensurate with qualifications. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Applicants may be U.S. citizens, permanent residents; or foreign nationals (visa requirements apply). This is a contract position at a government agency in Rockville, Maryland.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Start date: June 1, 2020
To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter addressing your qualifications for the position to email@example.com with an email title of “Epidemiologic Research Assistant”.