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National Institutes of Health Office of Management, Bethesda, Maryland
Office of Extramural Research (OER), Division of Biomedical Research Workforce (DBRW)
Director, Division of Biomedical Research Workforce
The NIH OD’s Office of Extramural Research is recruiting for the Director of the Division of Biomedical Research Workforce. This is an exciting opportunity to provide leadership on the program and policy aspects of research training and career development to support the NIH vision for the next generation of the biomedical research workforce. The position’s summary, qualification requirements, and application procedure are outlined at:
The application deadline is Nov 22, 2021.

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia
Postdoctoral Fellow Position in Human and Molecular Genetics
A postdoctoral fellow position is immediately available in the laboratory of Dr. Devanand Sarkar in the Department of Human and Molecular Genetics and the VCU Institute of Molecular Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine. The focus of this position will be to study gene function and evaluate therapeutic strategies in hepatocellular carcinoma. New PhD graduates with strong background and expertise in cell and molecular biology and biochemical techniques as well as experience in CRISPR-Cas9, nanoparticle-mediated siRNA delivery and working with mouse models are encouraged to apply. At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.
For more information and to apply, go to:

University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Tenure-track Assistant Professor
University of Chicago’s Ben May Department for Cancer Research is searching for a tenure-track Assistant Professor pursuing research on mechanistic aspects of prostate cancer or related areas. In line with strategic development of cancer research at the University of Chicago, the appointee would carry out research in areas such as tumor cell migration/invasion, metastasis, cancer stem cells, tumor microenvironment, DNA repair, drug resistance mechanisms, among other areas relevant to prostate cancer. For more information, see FLYER here or go to:
Review of applications will begin December 17, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.

Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Senior Technical Writer, Research Development Office
Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI), an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center housed at the University of Utah, is searching for a Senior Technical Writer to join the Research Development Office. HCI Research Development is a strong human infrastructure designed to support and grow the research enterprise at the Cancer Center through strategic, proactive, catalytic, and capacity-building approaches. We are dedicated PhD-level professionals with extensive knowledge of the competitive research environment and HCI’s strategic initiatives. The Senior Technical Writer will participate as part of the Research Development team in offering grant review, grantsmanship advice, and project management for large, multi-PI and/or multi-project research funding applications. The office also assists with visual layout for figures in grants and Cancer Center presentations. This opportunity is open to new and recent PhD graduates, as well as those with more experience.
Please view the full position description and apply here:
Contact information for questions: Holly Zullo, PhD (

UC Irvine Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, Irvine, California
Postdoctoral position, Interdisciplinary Cancer Research (IDCR) Program
The program provides interdisciplinary approaches to advance knowledge in cancer biology and treatment, incorporating faculty mentors from five different Schools at UCI. Activities emphasize the most current research methods, focus on translational science such as development of therapeutics and diagnostics, and foster interactions among trainees and multiple faculty mentors. This personalized training together with professional development activities allow us to produce well-trained experts armed to successfully attack the cancer problem from vantage points in both academia and industry. See informational flyer HERE.
Individuals with a doctoral degree and an interest in cancer biology, therapeutics, and/or diagnostics are encouraged to apply. Application deadline is December 1, 2021. Contact: Krystina Jarema at

Van Andel Institute, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Inspire Fellowship
Diverse backgrounds, expertise and viewpoints are foundational to exceptional science and innovation. Van Andel Institute’s Inspire Fellowship is designed to enhance diversity and increase representation at VAI and in the broader biomedical research community by supporting postdoctoral fellows who identify as members of underrepresented racial and ethnic groups. The fellowship offers salary funding for up to three years, cutting-edge research training in the Institute’s labs, complemented by state-of-the-art Core Technologies and Services and a fellowship-specific professional development activity. Inspire Fellows will emerge from their time at VAI with comprehensive training in their field of interest and a professional foundation from which to launch their independent research careers. Learn more and apply at Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who identify as members of an underrepresented racial and/or ethnic group. Applicants should be within 12 months of completing a Ph.D., M.D. or other appropriate terminal degree. Contact: Dr. Erica Gobrogge at

Van Andel Institute, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Cancer Epigenetics Training (CET) program for postdoctoral fellows
Van Andel Institute is an internationally recognized center of excellence for basic and translational epigenetics research. The Institute’s NCI-funded T32 Cancer Epigenetics Training (CET) program prepares postdoctoral fellows to become independent research leaders in the field of cancer epigenetics. The program offers cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research training in structural and functional aspects of epigenetics, complemented by state-of-the-art Core Technologies and Services, unique professional development activities, and integration with established translational research programs and partnerships led by VAI investigators. Fellows will emerge from the program with comprehensive training in cancer epigenetics and a professional foundation from which to launch their independent biomedical research careers. You can learn more about the program and apply at Applicants must be near completion of a Ph.D., M.D. or other appropriate terminal degree in a scientific discipline that provides broad training in molecular biology, genetics, and/or biochemistry. Applicants must be U.S citizens or permanent residents. Individuals who identify as underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Contact: Dr. Erica Gobrogge at

Stanford University, Stanford, California
Basic and/or Translational Scientist Faculty position, Division of Head and Neck Surgery – Depart. of Otolaryngology.
Seeking a basic and/or translational scientist to join the Division of Head and Neck Surgery as a faculty member in the University Tenure Line (UTL) or in the Non-tenure Line (Research). Candidate should have a strong background in, and a focus on, translational head and neck cancer research including the understanding and treatment of diseases and disorders related to head and neck oncology (e.g. squamous cell carcinoma, thyroid/parathyroid neoplasms, and nasopharyngeal carcinoma). The predominant criterion for appointment in the University Tenure Line is a major commitment to research and teaching. Faculty line and rank will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate and can range from Assistant to Full Professor.
See informational flyer HERE. Contact:
Position opened August 1, 2021; application submissions accepted until the position is filled.

University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, Texas
Postdoctoral Training Position: Study and Assess the Microenvironment of Colon Cancer
A postdoctoral training position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Emina Huang in the Department of Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center to study and assess the microenvironment, both cellular and extracellular, associated with colorectal cancer development and metastasis. Our laboratory ( ) has several exciting projects related to colorectal cancer, early onset colorectal cancer, the tumor microenvironment, colitis-associated cancer, chronic inflammation and cancer. The mission of our laboratory is to understand how inflammation contributes to the pathogenesis of colorectal cancer so that we can prevent initiation and progression.
More Info/Flyer Contact: Dr. Emina Huang at