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Fellowship opportunity. National Cancer Institute Seeks Fellow for Diet, Physical Activity, Sleep, and/or Weight Assessment

Position Description

The Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program (EGRP), Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS), National Cancer Institute (NCI), has an opening for a Cancer Research Training Award (CRTA) Fellow for diet, physical activity, sleep, and/or weight assessment.

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This fellowship opportunity is within EGRP’s Risk Factor Assessment Branch. To learn more about RFAB, visit


  • Master’s or doctorate degree in public health, epidemiology, nutrition, exercise science, statistics, or a related field.
  • A strong interest in public health, population-based research, and cancer control.
  • Experience conducting research or serving as a research assistant on a scientific project.
  • Excellent organizational, planning, writing, and project management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to work collaboratively on research teams and to work independently on self-directed research projects.
  • Data management skills (experience with spreadsheets and statistical software packages is desirable, e.g. EXCEL, SAS, STATA, SUDAAN, and R).
  • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

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