Center for Global Health (CGH)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
NCI is seeking an exceptional and visionary leader to serve as the Deputy Director, Center for Global Health (CGH). The NCI is the principal agency of the Federal Government for cancer research and for carrying out the National Cancer Program. The Center for Global Health provides a focus for the NCI’s global research programs, membership in multi-national cancer organizations and diplomatic relations related to cancer research and control of cancer on an international basis; pursues strategies directed toward control of cancer on a global scale; coordinates international research efforts with other NCI components, NIH Institutes, and other governmental and non-governmental organizations and institutions, both domestically and internationally, regarding cancer research and control strategies; develops programs in cancer research in designated countries to achieve mutually beneficial goals that translate into advances in both research and clinical effectiveness in specific populations; evaluates international developments in program areas of responsibility, prepares analyses of international needs and research efforts, and recommends new and/or continuing program emphasis; and provides in-country assistance for NCI and NIH research programs and other efforts.
The Deputy Director, CGH collaborates with the Director, Center for Global Health, in providing vision and leadership to the global cancer community, including supporting global cancer research partnerships and collaboration across the NCI, NIH, other Federal agencies and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) to achieve mutually beneficial goals in cancer research and control internationally. The Deputy Director has the following responsibilities:
The successful candidate will be an experienced scientist with this rare combination of expertise in multi-national, multi-center research studies, safety oversight, and global health for a global clinical research program. The successful candidate will also have a vision for international cancer research programs to transform and improve cancer research.
How to Apply: Applicants must submit a current curriculum vitae, bibliography, and two-to- three page statement explaining your reason for being interested in the position and the specific scientific expertise and leadership experience you will bring to the position. Submit your application and statement to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications will be accepted from September 8, 2020 to October 7, 2020. Up to three letters of professional reference may be required as the recruitment process progresses.
The successful candidate will be appointed under the Title 42(f) authority at a salary commensurate with experience. A full package of benefits is available, including retirement, health and life insurance, long term care insurance, annual and sick leave, and a Thrift Savings Plan (401K equivalent). A recruitment or relocation bonus may be available, and relocation expenses may be paid. The successful candidate may be subject to a background investigation and public financial disclosure requirements.
You may contact Laura Townsend at email@example.com for more information about this vacancy.
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