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DTP, DCTD, National Cancer Institute
Frederick, Maryland
$122,530 - $159,286
Closing date
Sep 19, 2021

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Field of specialization
Medicinal / Clinical, Organic, Pharmaceutical
Work Function
Job Type
Full time
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Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Division of Cancer Treatment & Diagnosis (DCTD)

Developmental Therapeutics Program (DTP)

Drug Synthesis and Chemistry Branch (DSCB)



The NCI is seeking a candidate with a Bachelors, Masters, and/or Doctoral degree in the field of chemistry, with a strong interest in organic/medicinal chemistry. The candidate will collaborate with investigators in the DTP by providing independent medicinal chemistry design and synthesis of organic small-molecule compounds of biological interest in support of the discovery and development of anticancer therapeutics.  The candidate will be responsible for a hypothesis-driven laboratory research effort involving iterative drug design, organic synthesis, and data analysis.


Applicants must be U.S. citizens. Grade and salary are dependent upon experience. Significant experience with hands-on laboratory synthetic chemistry enablement is required.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and full contact information for three references to: Joel Morris, Ph.D., Chief, DSCB, DTP, DCTD, at:

The NIH and NCI are dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs and encourages the application and nomination of qualified women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities.

HHS, NIH and NCI are Equal Opportunity Employers

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