Medical Officer-DH-NCI

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jun 19, 2017
Closes
Jun 26, 2017
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

The NIH is the premier biomedical research center for the world.  Its 27 Institutes and Centers employ approximately 18,000 employees doing a vast array of jobs, all supporting efforts for a healthy nation.  For information on the NIH mission, goals, and Institutes and Centers, visitNIH Overview.

Positions are located in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Cancer Institute (NCI), Center for Cancer Research (CCR) in the specialty areas of Medical Oncology, Hematology-Oncology and Radiation Oncology.

Consider joining the National Cancer Institute! As a Medical Officer you will be responsible for administering clinical, basic and independent research programs; working collaboratively to facilitate the conduct of clinical investigations; supporting the clinical infrastructure by serving on important clinical committees; and supporting clinical training programs.

This position will not exceed 4 years in length.

For more information visit http://home.ccr.cancer.gov/.


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Occasional Travel
  • Some overnight travel may be required.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • U.S. Citizenship requirement met by closing date.
  • Position is subject to a background investigation.
  • Position has a licensure requirement.
  • Initial appointment is not-to-exceed 4 years.
  • Educational requirement. Transcript required.
  • Education Requirement

    A. Successful completion of the requirements for Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy from a school in the United States or Canada approved by a recognized accrediting body in the year of your graduation; OR

    B. Successful completion of a Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school that provided education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the United States that was demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG); OR 

    C. Successful completion of premedical education in the United States AND graduate education from a foreign medical school that provided education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the United States that was demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG). 

    Licensure Requirement:

    You must have an active, current medical license as a physician in a State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.

    To qualify for the GS-13: 

    In addition to possessing a Doctor of Medicine or a Doctor of Oseteopathy, you have earned a doctorate degree from an accredited college or university in a field of science directly related to medicine and closely allied to this position; OR have two years of graduate training or medical research experience that demonstrated ability to do independent major medical research. 

    Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; social).  Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.  You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.  

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    This position has an education requirement. You are strongly encouraged to submit a copy of your transcripts (or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed and grades). Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package. Official transcripts will be required from all selectees prior to receiving an official offer. Click here for information on Foreign Education

    Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with Selective Service.

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