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Molecular Pathology Studies in Exposed Populations

Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD and surrounding area

Position Description:

This postdoctoral position is available within the Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch in the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG) of the U.S. National Cancer Institute, NIH in Bethesda, Maryland.

Dr. Stella Koutros is seeking to recruit a postdoctoral fellow with an interest in conducting integrative molecular pathology studies in populations with detailed history of environmental and occupational.  Dr. Koutros is conducting several investigations characterizing the genomic landscape of urologic cancers in large epidemiologic studies. Many opportunities exist to incorporate these data with detailed risk factors, special exposures and germline genetic susceptibility to conducted integrative studies on etiology, disease heterogeneity and mechanisms for cancer.  Access is available to core genomics facilities and high-performance computing clusters to develop new projects in large existing data sets. In addition, candidate will have access to large variety of career development training, including grant writing.

For more information about this position, please contact Stella Koutros, Ph.D., Investigator; Email:


Applicants must have a doctoral degree or be enrolled in a graduate degree program in epidemiology or related field (cancer biology, genomics, related biomedical sciences).  Experience with research on tumors in observational studies or population genetics is desirable, but not required.  Individuals with training in epidemiologic methods and statistics, strong quantitative skills, and excellent writing skills are encouraged to apply.

To Apply:

See the Division Fellowship Information for an overview, qualifications, and application details.  Go to and click on Fellowships & Training. This position is subject to a background investigation.

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