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Research Fellow - National Cancer Institute


The Hematopathology Section of the Laboratory of Pathology, National Cancer Institute, has an opening for a post-doctoral training position. 

Eligibility: To be eligible for postdoctoral training in the NIH Intramural Research Program individuals must hold a doctoral degree (PhD, MD, DDS, or the equivalent) and have no more than five years of relevant research experience since receipt of their most recent doctoral degree.   This excludes time spent in post-graduate medical education (residency and fellowship).  

U.S. citizens and permanent residents are appointed to Postdoctoral Intramural Research Training Awards (IRTAs); citizens of other nations are appointed as Visiting Fellows.  Stipend is based on prior experience and training. https://www.training.nih.gov/postdoctoral_irta_stipend_ranges   Initial appointments are for three years, with extension up to five years possible.

The research conducted in the Hematopathology Section is translational in nature, and prior experience and training in diagnostic pathology is highly desirable, if not essential for this position.  The focus of our work is on lymphoma and other lymphoproliferative disorders.  There is strong cooperation and collaboration with the Molecular Pathology program of the Laboratory of Pathology, as well as access to the extensive Core Facilities of the NCI.   Exposure to the diagnostic hematopathology service is available, but clinical service duties are not an intrinsic component of the position. 

Interested candidates should submit a complete Curriculum Vitae and Bibliography along with a cover letter stating your individual research interested and goals.   Please submit your documents to Dr. Elaine S Jaffe, Laboratory of Pathology, at email: 

More information about our work is available at:https://ccr.cancer.gov/Laboratory-of-Pathology/elaine-s-jaffe


Elaine S. Jaffe, M.D.
Chief, Hematopathology Section, Laboratory of Pathology,
National Cancer Institute
Building 10/ Room  3S235
10 Center Drive MSC-1500
Bethesda, MD 20892-1500

PH:     301/480-8040       
FAX:   301/480-8089
PH:     301/480-8461 (direct)