Job Opening for Medical Officer in DCP’s Breast and Gynecologic Cancer Research Group

Date Posted: 

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

The Breast and Gynecologic Cancer Research Group (BGCRG), Division of Cancer Prevention (DCP), National Cancer Institute (NCI), has an opening for an experienced Medical Officer. BGCRG focuses on fostering the development and conduct of research on the prevention and early detection of breast cancer, cervix and human papillomavirus (HPV)-related cancers, endometrial cancers, ovarian cancers, and precursor conditions related to these cancers. Learn more about BGCRG.

This position offers opportunities to develop scientific initiatives on the cutting edge of cancer prevention in women’s cancers.  You will provide medical advice and consultation on critical problem in women’s health; evaluate clinical trials including design, conduct, and closeout; promote drug development for prevention of women’s cancers; provide medical leadership for the development of clinical trials; and foster compliance with all ethical guidelines for scientific studies and management of programs. The position will be based in Rockville, MD, a suburb of Washington, DC.


  • M.D. or D.O. degree with ECFMG certification, if from a foreign medical school;
  • Board certification or eligibility in internal medicine/gynecology is preferable;
  • Specialized research, knowledge, and expertise in women’s cancers;
  • Training in drug development or clinical trials design;
  • U.S. citizenship is required.

Salary and Benefits

This position is likely to be advertised at the GS 14/15 level, for which the 2016 pay range is $108,887 to $160,300 per year. Salary will be commensurate with experience. A Physician’s Comparability Allowance (PCA) (approximately $14,000) will supplement the salary. Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

Interested candidates can view the position announcement on the USAJOBS website: There are separate listings for the GS14 and GS15 levels.


Brandy Heckman-Stoddard, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Acting Chief
Breast and Gynecologic Cancer Research Group
Division of Cancer Prevention

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), and NCI are Equal Opportunity Employers.  An exemption for this position allows us to advertise and hire during the hiring freeze.