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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.

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.

Join the NIH data scientist community by becoming an NIH DATA Scholar at the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences. The Center is looking for a data scientist to play an integral role in evaluating and furthering the research understanding of thousands of rare diseases. Applications are due by April 9, 2021.

The NIH Office of Data Science Strategy is pleased to announce the Data and Technology Advancement National Service Scholar Program is now accepting applications for its 2021 cohort.

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has established the Emerging Leaders in Data Science Fellowship Program to develop a cadre of talented data scientists who have a strong interest in applying their bioinformatics and data science expertise to advance research on infectious and immune-mediated diseases. Applications are due by February 28, 2021.

NCI’s Office of Cancer Clinical Proteomics Research is recruiting a program officer to manage and oversee contracts that support proteomics data management activities. Responsibilities will also include overseeing both OCCPR’s Proteomics Data Coordinating Center and NCI’s Proteomic Data Commons—a repository of the Cancer Research Data Commons. Applications are due by Wednesday, January 27, 2021.