Diversity Career Development Program (DCDP) (Overview & Application)

Submitted by nusratyj on Tue, 09/10/2019 - 13:59

Diversity Career Development Program (DCDP)

NCI is committed to excellence in science and to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce.  The DCDP seeks to empower talented intramural postdoctoral trainees, including but not limited to those from underrepresented and disadvantaged groups, to achieve their full potential at NCI.

The DCDP is supported by the NCI-Center for Cancer Training Intramural Diversity Workforce Branch and seeks to provide NCI postdoctoral trainees with the tools necessary to develop as leaders in academic independent research careers.  Nominations for underrepresented candidates*, individuals with disabilities, and individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds are highly encouraged.  J1- Visa holders are eligible.

Interested postdoctoral fellows (NCI intramural fellows only) should talk to their supervisors about the program, discussing the time commitment and their desire to participate. For more program details, please visit https://www.cancer.gov/grants-training/training/idwb/dcd-programApplications must be submitted by Wednesday, November 9, 2022.

*(Underrepresented individuals are defined by NIH as individuals shown to be underrepresented in biomedical research: African Americans, Hispanic Americans, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and other Pacific Islanders).


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