Fellowship in Clinical and Translational Epidemiology

National Cancer Institute, Epidemiology and Genomics Research ProgramRockville, MD

10 months ago


Job Title

Cancer Research Training Award (CRTA) Fellow in Population Health Research

Job Location

Rockville, Maryland, United States

Job Overview

The Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program (EGRP), Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS) at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) is seeking a Cancer Research Training Award (CRTA) fellow in population health research focused on cancer survivorship. This full-time position is based in Rockville, Maryland. Please note that all CTEB staff are currently on remote work status.


  • Starting salary is approximately $44,300 for a trainee with a relevant master's degree and $55,400 for someone with a doctoral degree, commensurate with experience.
  • Benefits include health insurance and paid time off.


  • Support and contribute to scientific research on cancer survivorship, including post-diagnosis lifestyle changes, molecularly targeted therapies, disease recurrence, and treatment effects.
  • Work with teams of scientists and public health professionals from NCI, NIH, and other institutions to support current initiatives and activities.
  • Assist with organizing meetings, workshops, and teleconferences; preparing briefing materials, reports, and meeting summaries; performing literature searches, summarizing research findings, and analyzing grant portfolios; developing or updating content for relevant websites; and attending seminars and conferences.
  • Conduct statistical analyses, engage in scientific writing, and have knowledge of terminology relating to cancer epidemiology, treatment, and survivorship.


  • Master's or doctoral degree in epidemiology, public health, biostatistics, pharmacology, or a related discipline.
  • Strong interest in cancer research, clinical and translational epidemiology, and public health.
  • Experience in reviewing, analyzing, and summarizing scientific literature; managing and analyzing epidemiologic and other data; scientific writing; and working on scientific teams.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and time management skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

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People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Epidemiology12%

  • Clinical Psychology11%

  • Biology10%

  • Psychology7%

  • Public Health5%

  • 147 other majors52%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Quintiles
  • Department Of Veterans Affairs
  • Medpace
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Rockville, MD | $5,379/mo

  • Housing/Rent$3,303

  • Miscellaneous$983

  • Food$499

  • Utilities$302

  • Transportation$292


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