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Keep up with the latest news from the NCI Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology (CBIIT) and the data science communities.

Do you have experience guiding the development of data analytics capabilities and managing the use of intramural and extramural cancer data in a large research organization? If so, consider joining NCI’s Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology as Chief of Data Ecosystems Branch in the Informatics and Data Science Program.

Do you have experience supervising clinical and translational informatics in cancer research and overseeing significant resources in a large research organization? If so, consider joining NCI’s Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology (CBIIT) as Chief of the Clinical and Translational Research Informatics Branch (CTRIB) in the Informatics and Data Science Program.

Put your bioinformatics and computer science skills to the test in NCI’s Center for Cancer Research! Work alongside Cancer and Developmental Biology Laboratory principal investigator labs to analyze and integrate bioinformatic and quantitative developmental biology data.

NCI’s Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology (CBIIT) invites college students to join CBIIT for an 8–12 week paid internship opportunity in Summer 2022.

Another opportunity to support the bioinformatics community at NCI’s sister institute, the National Human Genome Research Institute! In this role, the selected fellow will develop and apply comparative genomic approaches to large-scale genomic data sets, focusing on how non-traditional animal models can be used to convey insights into human disease research.

Apply to join the bioinformatics community at NCI’s sister institute, the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI). NHGRI’s Childhood Complex Disease Genomics Section is recruiting a bioinformatics-focused postdoctoral fellow to analyze phenotypic and genomic data in support of research for a broad range of childhood health issues in African and African-ancestry populations.

The Big Data Scientist Training Enhancement Program is a two-year fellowship led by NCI and the Veterans Health Administration that uses data science to advance cancer research and patient care. Apply by August 31 to join the next cohort in October 2021.

NCI’s Office of Cancer Clinical Proteomics Research is looking for two scientists to support the Clinical Proteomic Tumor Analysis Consortium either through proteomics data science/management (which will include coordinating with CBIIT) or biospecimen procurement/management. Applications for these vacancies may be submitted until Wednesday, May 26, 2021.

CBIIT’s Dr. Keyvan Farahani, imaging informatics program director, has been selected as a 2021 American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Fellow for his distinguished contributions to cancer imaging research, medical physics, and the AAPM scientific society.

The NIH Library is recruiting a technical information specialist to serve as coordinator for the NIH Library Bioinformatics Support Program. In this position, the specialist will help NIH researchers and staff (including those at NCI) understand how to learn and apply bioinformatics analysis techniques to their research.