Work with Us
All scientific, administrative, and fellowship opportunities in the Behavioral Research Program are listed below. For federal positions, the program posts vacancy announcements ahead of the listing on usajobs.gov, where all federal positions must be listed. Potential fellows are encouraged to speak with current fellows or staff throughout the application process.
Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
The Behavioral Research Program is deeply committed to building a diverse health sciences workforce that maintains, fosters, and promotes an equitable, inclusive, accessible, and nurturing work environment. Diverse teams foster scientific innovation, improve the quality of research, contribute their lived experiences to a robust learning environment, advance the likelihood that underserved, or health disparity populations participate and benefit from health research, and enhance public trust.
Current Employment and Fellowship Opportunities
Shape America’s Future
Find your fit in the federal government.USAJobs.gov
About Our Fellowship Programs
The cancer training and career development opportunities on NCI’s Maryland campuses cover a broad spectrum of disciplines for people at varying career stages, such as high school students, graduate students, scientists, clinicians, and health care professionals.
Cancer Research Training Award Program
Open to applicants with a bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, or medical degree. Rolling application deadline.
At a Glance
Learn about fellowship opportunities within the Behavioral Research Program.Download the Fact Sheet
My work lies at the intersection of health and communication. I feel so fortunate to be at NCI where the interdisciplinary work I do is not only encouraged but aided by committed mentorship, regular funding opportunities, and thoughtful collaborations with colleagues across the institute.”Katie M. Heley, Ph.D., M.P.H.
My research examines how social and psychological factors affect individuals’ engagement in cancer prevention behaviors. This fellowship affords amazing opportunities for collaboration and connection with others – I love learning from and connecting with NCI’s very talented scientists!”Chloe O. Huelsnitz, Ph.D., M.P.H.
I’m so amazed at the breadth of learning opportunities through my fellowship with BRP. There’s programming offered for a wide variety of interests, from transferable skills like time management and elevator pitches to workshops on epigenetic aging. This place has helped me meet my goal of lifetime learning.”Brennan P. Streck, Ph.D., R.N., M.P.H.