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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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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 the Summer of 2021.

Do you have experience leading diverse, highly complex bioinformatics or data science programs in cancer research, overseeing significant resources, and advising on the research and development of informatics and data science technologies? If so, consider joining the National Cancer Institute's (NCI's) Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology (CBIIT) as an Associate Director for Informatics and Data Science in CBIIT's Informatics & Data Science Branch. Learn more and apply by September 21, 2020.

If you have experience providing expert program management and advisory services on semantic infrastructure programs, consider joining the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI’s) Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology (CBIIT) as a Program Director of Semantic Infrastructure. Apply by Wednesday, August 26, 2020.

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) are recruiting postdoctoral fellows for the Big Data Scientist Training Enhancement Program (BD-STEP) to broaden our capacity to apply data-driven findings to cancer research through the support of healthcare-focused data science training.