How much does a Cancer Researcher make in the United States? The average Cancer Researcher salary in the United States is $71,795 as of June 28, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $61,388 and $84,542. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Henry M Jackson Foundation For The Advan - Richmond , VA
HJF is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator II to support the John P. Murtha Cancer Center (MCC) located at the Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond, VA. HJF provides scientific ...
Glassdoor - 3 days ago
LifeNet Health - Virginia Beach , VA
R&D experience in cancer research with practical training/knowledge in developing cell-based diagnostic test or bioassay system for clinical applications. Analytical validation experience is also ...
Glassdoor - 1 day ago
Henry M Jackson Foundation For The Advan - Portsmouth , VA
Murtha Cancer Center (MCC) research projects at the Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth, VA. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to MCC. US Citizenship required. The ...
Glassdoor - 75 days ago
Booz Allen Hamilton - Norfolk , VA
Across private and public sectors -- from fraud detection, to cancer research, to national intelligence -- you know the answers are in the data. We have an opportunity for you to use your leadership ...
Glassdoor - 4 days ago
Virginia Tech - Roanoke , VA
Vice President for Research Department: Fralin Biomedical Res. Institute Location: Roanoke Area ... In addition, ICRL focus in time-of-day medicine and its application for cancer treatment by ...
Glassdoor - 15 days ago
Virginia Tech - Roanoke , VA
... cancer biology and immunology and infectious disease. Required Qualifications 1) PhD in Biology, Education with Curriculum and Instruction, appropriate imaging or related fields. A MA/MS degree in a ...
Glassdoor - 53 days ago

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