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Research Assistant - Behavioral Cancer Research

Georgetown University's Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center has an opening for a full-time research assistant. The research assistant will work within the Cancer Prevention and Control program as part of a team conducting NIH-funded studies focused behavioral and psychosocial aspects of cancer screening, genetic testing, and medical decision making among men and women who are at high risk for cancer. Responsibilities include participant recruitment, data management, conducting surveys with study participants, participating in the development of study interventions, and general study management. There will be opportunities for data analysis, authorship on papers, and presentations at national meetings. This is an ideal position for individuals planning to go on to graduate school in psychology, public health, epidemiology, genetic counseling, or planning to attend medical school.  

Requirements include: prior experience working on behavioral research projects, the ability to commit to the full-time position for two years, and a Bachelor’s degree in psychology, public health, or a related field.  Start date is May or June 2022.

Please submit a cover letter detailing your interest in the position along with your resume to Marc D. Schwartz, PhD.

About Georgetown University - Cancer Prevention and Control Program
The Cancer Prevention and Control (CPC) Program is the nexus for population sciences-focused research at Georgetown Lombardi. Its mission is to conduct innovative and impactful population sciences research across the translational continuum, from discovery to intervention to policy, to help alleviate the burden of cancer.