Health Scientist, National Cancer Institute

Mar 18,2019 | Consortium_staff Job Opportunities

The Implementation Science (IS) Team within the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI), Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS) is seeking a health scientist with implementation science experience to participate as an active team member in ongoing initiatives and to take leadership on new and emerging projects across the cancer continuum. Both the discipline and content area expertise are open, but the candidate should be interested in advancing implementation science in cancer and be able to work well with a variety of transdisciplinary groups and organizations, and to function independently.

Position Description:

The implementation scientist will be part of a scientifically energizing and collegial environment with ample opportunities to:

Lead and participate in various research projects seeking to advance the science of implementation; develop national and international scientific programming (e.g., symposia, special journal issues and supplements, conferences, and workshops); contribute to trainings in implementation science; conduct research, publish, and present at professional meetings; and interact with external grantees and applicants to encourage and secure the highest quality applications to implementation science funding opportunities.


Candidates for this position must have earned a PhD or equivalent in a field related to implementation science in health, including health services, system science, health policy, health economics, behavioral sciences, social sciences, quantitative sciences, medicine, or related areas. Successful candidates will have a strong record of publications and extramural funding as well as experience and expertise in one or more areas related to the mission of the team.

If Interested:

Please submit a letter of interest indicating how qualifications fit with the opportunities above, a CV, and two representative publications to Arline Sanchez,  Letters will be considered through April 19.