Cancer Research Training Award (CRTA) Fellowship in the Health Behaviors Research Branch of the National Cancer Institute; deadline to apply: Feb 10, 2013.
The National Cancer Institute (NCI), a major research component of the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Health and Human Services, is pleased to invite applications from qualified candidates for a Cancer Research Training Award (CRTA), with an emphasis on health behaviors research. The CRTA appointment, is a one- or two-year position with the Health Behaviors Research Branch (HBRB), Behavioral Research Program (BRP), Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS) of the National Cancer Institute. (http://cancercontrol.cancer.gov/brp/hbrb/index.html). This is a full-time position and will be based in Rockville, Maryland. The position will allow the applicant to interact with a large number of scientists representing the disciplines of nutrition, behavioral sciences, obesity prevention, physical activity, skin cancer prevention, gene-environment interactions, behavioral genetics and other disciplines within public health, at the NCI, the NIH and at institutions around the country.
The Cancer Research Training Award provides an outstanding opportunity for an individual with a strong interest in health behaviors and cancer control to gain experience working with an extramural behavioral scientist at the National Cancer Institute.