Tenure Track Investigator

Bethesda, Maryland (US)
Salary is commensurate with research experience and accomplishments
August 30 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Department of Health and Human Services

National Institutes of Health




Tenure Track Position

Laboratory of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology


The Laboratory of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (LBMB), Center for Cancer Research (CCR), National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH) invites applications for a Tenure Track investigator position. We seek candidates who have demonstrated excellence, originality, and productivity in research, and whose research programs use innovative approaches to address basic biological problems in areas of chromosome or chromatin biology, RNA biology, and/or cell biology with a general relevance to cancer biology. The successful candidate will perform independent research funded by the NCI Intramural Research Program, and will contribute to the interdisciplinary environment of LBMB, which fosters a highly interactive and collaborative research environment, in which the methods of biochemistry, genetics, genomics, cell biology and biophysics are used to solve fundamental problems in the broader area of chromosome biology. Current LBMB research programs (http://1.usa.gov/1OaVSK3) are integrated into the NCI Center of Excellence in Chromosome Biology (https://ccrod.cancer.gov/confluence/display/CECB/Home), and the research environment at the NIH Bethesda campus affords ample opportunities for intellectual interactions and collaborations with basic and clinical scientists. Research is supported by a wide array of resources, including animal facilities and dedicated, high quality technology cores in areas such as imaging/microscopy, mass spectrometry, flow cytometry, genomics/DNA sequencing, transgenics and knock out mice, and human genetics/bioinformatics.  For additional information, please contact Lori Holliday at hollidal@mail.nih.gov.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree or equivalent doctoral degree with a proven ability to conduct innovative research. Salary is commensurate with research experience and accomplishments. 

This position is not restricted to U.S. citizens. A full civil service package of benefits (including health insurance, life insurance, and retirement) is available.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae including bibliography, statement of research accomplishments and future plans (no more than two pages), and three letters of recommendation.  Applications must be submitted electronically to:  https://irp-positions.nih.gov/job/LBMB.  The search will remain open until a qualified applicant is found.  Review of applications will begin on or about November 1, 2017.  


DHHS, NIH, and NCI are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers



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