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DTP, DCTD, National Cancer Institute
Rockville, Maryland
Based on qualifications and expertise as permitted by U. S. Fed Gov appointments
Closing date
Oct 2, 2023

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Field of specialization
Analytical, Health & Safety, Organic, Pharmaceutical
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis (DCTD)

Developmental Therapeutics Program (DTP)


The Developmental Therapeutics Program (DTP), Division of Cancer Treatment & Diagnosis (DCTD), National Cancer Institute (NCI) is seeking candidates with a degree in the field of chemistry, with a strong interest in synthetic/analytical/organic chemistry. The candidates will collaborate with investigators in the DTP by serving as Project Officer for research contracts concerned with the collection, storage, analysis of chemicals and pharmaceutical dosage forms, and the shelf life of clinical dosage forms; providing expertise on developing and implementing analytical tests on drugs or dosage forms; preparing specifications for routine quality control of bulk drugs; providing advice in the field of analytical chemistry for the study of drugs, and interacting with others in the pharmaceutical industry.  


This is an exploratory ad to gauge interest and a possible candidate pool.  The vacancy announcement to fill these positions will be posted on: at a later date.



Applicants must be U.S. citizens. Compensation for these positions is commensurate with the individual’s qualifications and expertise, as permitted with Federal Government appointments. Experience with hands-on laboratory synthetic/analytical/organic 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: Christophe Marchand, Ph.D., Deputy Associate Director, DTP, DCTD, at:


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


HHS, NIH and NCI are Equal Opportunity Employers


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