Associate Director of Precision Oncology Research
25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
Basic Requirement: Have completed the requirement for a Bachelor's (or graduate/higher level) degree with major study in an academic field related to the medical field, health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of the position, from an accredited college or university.
In addition, in order to qualify at the GS-15 level, you must:
Have one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 level in the Federal Service obtained in either the private or public sector, performing the following types of tasks: serving as an expert advisor in the planning, development and implementation of cancer genomics programs;facilitating communication and collaborative effort with multiple units/offices in the cancer research community to set research priorities and objectives; managing contract and grant portfolios to support cancer prevention research; developing and applying emerging cancer genomics technologies to precision oncology initiatives; providing leadership, direction, and oversight to other scientific, technical, and administrative staff.
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.
- A one-year probationary period may be required upon selection/placement.
- If selected, you will be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE Form 450 to determine if a conflict or an appearance of a conflict exists between your financial interest and your perspective position with the agency. This information is required annually.
- PHS Commissioned Officers interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps should also apply online to this announcement in order to receive consideration.
- Additional selections may be made through this vacancy announcement.
- The National Institutes of Health participates in the USCIS Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify). E-Verify helps employers determine employment eligibility of new hires and the validity of their Social Security numbers.
- The NIH maintains a tobacco free work environment and campus.
- This position is designated as a "non-emergency/teleworker" position and the selected candidate will be considered a "non-emergency/teleworker" employee. In the event of a closure, you must be available to telework or request leave.
- If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
If you meet the minimum qualifications for this position, your application and responses to the online questionnaire will be evaluated under Category Rating and Selection procedures for placement in one of the following categories:
- Best Qualified - for those who are superior in the evaluation criteria
- Well Qualified - for those who excel in the evaluation criteria
- Qualified - for those who only meet the minimum qualification requirements
To be considered well qualified for the purposes of the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) and the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), you must substantively exceed the basic qualifications by scoring at least an 85 on the assessment and meet all eligibility, physical, medical, suitability, and any other requirements. Read more Security clearance Public Trust - Background Investigation