EGRP News Flash - June 6, 2012
Cancer Research Training Award Fellow Sought for Environmental Epidemiology
The Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program (EGRP), Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS), National Cancer Institute (NCI), anticipates an opening for a Cancer Research Training Award (CRTA) Fellow with an interest in environmental epidemiology. This fellowship offers a rich learning experience that will afford the successful candidate the opportunity to work with teams of scientists and public health professionals at NCI, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and institutions around the country. The successful candidate will interact with scientists from a variety of research disciplines, including environmental epidemiology, genomics, clinical sciences, and public health; and also may have the opportunity to collaborate with researchers active in these arenas, leading to potential publications.
NCI is the primary federal agency responsible for cancer research and is part of NIH, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). EGRP is the largest funder of cancer epidemiology grants nationally and worldwide. EGRP manages a comprehensive program of grant-supported, population-based research on the determinants of cancer. Its offices are located in Rockville, Maryland, a suburb of Washington, DC.