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AACR membership includes more than 58,000laboratory, translational, and clinical researchers; population scientists; other health care professionals; and patient advocates residing in 141 countries and territories around the world. Presently, 32% of members live outside the United States and 22% of AACR’s international members are located in countries with emerging economies.   Its mission is to prevent and cure all cancers. The programs and activities of the AACR foster the exchange of new knowledge among scientists and physicians in cancer research as well as in related sciences. The AACR publishes ten peer-reviewed scientific journals and an award-winning magazine for cancer patients and their loved ones; convenes topical scientific conferences and an annual meeting that draws more than 22,500 participants; offers educational workshops that train young investigators in a variety of scientific and clinical areas; funds research fellowships, career development awards, and research grants for both senior and junior investigators; raises public awareness of the progress in the biology, detection, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cancer; engages actively in advocacy for increased federal research funding and other national policies that accelerate progress against cancer; and interacts with regulatory agencies to support regulatory science and policy.

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Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 week ago(5/17/2024 3:49 PM)
Founded in 1907, the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is the world’s first and largest professional organization dedicated to advancing cancer research through its mission to prevent and cure all cancers. AACR’s growing membership now includes more than 58,000 laboratory, translational, and clinical researchers, other health care professionals, and patient advocates residing in 141 countries and territories. Through its wide array of programs, this prestigious and dynamic organization leverages the full spectrum of expertise of the cancer community to accelerate progress in the prevention, understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer.
Department
Executive Office
ID
2024-1614
Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 week ago(5/17/2024 3:51 PM)
Founded in 1907, the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is the world’s first and largest professional organization dedicated to advancing cancer research through its mission to prevent and cure all cancers. AACR’s growing membership now includes more than 58,000 laboratory, translational, and clinical researchers, other health care professionals, and patient advocates residing in 141 countries and territories. Through its wide array of programs, this prestigious and dynamic organization leverages the full spectrum of expertise of the cancer community to accelerate progress in the prevention, understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer.
Department
Executive Office
ID
2024-1613
Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/10/2024 4:14 PM)
The Exhibits Coordinator will be the primary support to the Director, Exhibits on all exhibition related duties. Duties included, but are not limited to, meetings management, booth sales, exhibit hall logistics, floorplan configuration, developing and executing marketing plan, as well as overall exhibitions/meetings/conferences responsibilities. This individual will serve as liaison to various vendor partners related to sponsorships and exhibit hall management.
Department
Meetings and Exhibits
ID
2024-1612
Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/10/2024 1:11 PM)
This position supports the development, implementation, maintenance, and evaluation of various programs, awards, and activities organized by AACR-Minorities in Cancer Research (MICR) and AACR-Women in Cancer Research (WICR), and assists with communications, marketing, engagement, services, and membership management for both association groups. 
Department
Membership
ID
2024-1611
Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/7/2024 9:28 AM)
About the Project   AACR Project Genomics, Evidence, Neoplasia, Information, Exchange (GENIE) is a publicly accessible international cancer registry of real-world data assembled through data sharing among an international consortium of leading cancer centers. Through the efforts of strategic partners Sage Bionetworks and cBioPortal, the registry aggregates, harmonizes, and links clinical-grade, next-generation cancer genomic sequencing data with clinical outcomes obtained during routine medical practice from cancer patients treated at these institutions. Learn more at www.aacr.org/genie   Job Summary:
Department
Executive Office - AACR Project GENIE Co
ID
2024-1610
Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/3/2024 4:18 PM)
Position Summary   The Editorial Assistant is part of a team responsible for the daily tasks of communicating with authors and managing the editorial review of scientific manuscripts at Cancer Research in coordination with the journal editors.
Department
Publishing - Editorial
ID
2024-1609
Job Locations US-MA-Boston
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/1/2024 3:19 PM)
About Cancer Research Communications: Launched in 2021, Cancer Research Communications is the AACR’s open access journal and the newest member of the AACR journal ecosystem, publishing high-quality original research articles that report information of value to the cancer research community in a timely and rigorous fashion. The journal’s scope...
Department
Publishing - Editorial
ID
2024-1608
Job Locations US-MA-Boston | US-MA-Boston | US-DC
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4/30/2024 4:20 PM)
The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has an exciting opportunity for an individual who is passionate about cancer research and who excels at scientific communication to join the editorial team of its highly cited and highly ranked publication, Cancer Discovery. Cancer Discovery is among the world’s most preeminent cancer journals, publishing major advances in basic, translational, and clinical research, including clinical trials. Cancer Discovery is an essential information resource that also publishes highly regarded news stories—including pieces on advances in cancer research and treatment, technology, business, people and places,...
Department
Publishing - Editorial
ID
2024-1606
Job Locations US-MA-Boston
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(4/3/2024 9:26 AM)
Journal Profile:   Blood Cancer Discovery publishes high-quality research, reviews and views of broadest interest in the field of hematologic malignancies. The journal is grounded in the same principles that led to the success of Cancer Discovery, one of the AACR’s prestigious oncology journals: rigorous selection of research of...
Department
Publishing - Editorial
ID
2024-1603
Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(3/29/2024 3:05 PM)
The Associate Director, Scientific Programs will support the Senior Director of Scientific Programs by providing scientific expertise and input into the development of AACR scientific and strategic programs and initiatives. In addition, the Associate Director will also be responsible for managing the workflow of the department’s projects by developing and implementing SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) for the AACR Annual Meeting and other meetings and special programs that are under the purview of the Senior Director. Reporting to the Senior Director, the Associate Director will be responsible for overseeing and managing the day-to-day operations of the department....
Department
Scientific Programs
ID
2024-1602
Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(3/29/2024 2:50 PM)
The Scientific Program Administrator, Scientific Programs Department, will be responsible for the management of a multidisciplinary educational workshop for physicians who are early-stage investigators (as defined by the NIH) underrepresented in medicine, or physicians who have a demonstrated commitment to increasing diversity in clinical research to the principles of good clinical trial design. The workshop will provide the educational foundation and the tools needed to conduct clinical trials that will yield definitive results and have the potential to impact patient care and increase the participation of diverse populations in clinical trials for oncology, benign hematologic diseases, cardiovascular diseases, and autoimmune diseases. A unique aspect of the...
Department
Executive Office
ID
2024-1601
Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(3/29/2024 2:12 PM)
The Program Coordinator, Scientific Programs assists with the coordination of all programs and activities associated with the AACR Scientific Working Groups (Cancer Evolution, Cancer Immunology, Cancer Prevention, Chemistry in Cancer Research, Molecular Epidemiology, Pediatric Cancer, Radiation Science and Medicine) and Fellows of the AACR Academy. This position is also responsible for coordinating the formation of all AACR committees on an annual basis and assisting with the AACR’s Scientific Achievement Awards platform, as needed.  
Department
Executive Office
ID
2024-1599
Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(3/25/2024 11:45 PM)
The Scientific Program Administrator will be charged with leading the annual execution of all AACR Academy activities, which in addition to the nomination and election of new classes of Fellows includes convening meetings of the AACR Academy to discuss timely and important scientific issues as well as coordinating an annual induction ceremony whereby all newly elected Fellows are formally inducted into the AACR Academy.   The position will also involve collaborating with AACR’s various internal departments...
Department
Executive Office
ID
2024-1596
Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(3/25/2024 11:45 PM)
The Science Writer in the Communications and Public Relations Department is responsible for translating scientific data and information related to cancer research into content that helps educate the public, media, policymakers, and the health care industry; the writer helps educate the stakeholders about AACR’s mission and the importance of biomedical research and funding. In this capacity, the writer assists in implementing AACR’s communications and public relations plans that facilitate the accurate communication and reporting of the latest advances in cancer research from AACR’s conferences, peer-reviewed journals, partnerships, and other scientific activities.
Department
Communications and Public Relations
ID
2024-1594
Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(3/8/2024 4:31 PM)
The Executive Writer and Editor will work as a key member of the Executive Office administration team and will be responsible for developing and editing content that effectively communicates the vision, mission, and values of AACR on behalf of the CEO. This position will write and/or edit key communications on behalf of the CEO including internal/external communications, meeting minutes, presentations, written and digital reports, and various publications as needed.
Department
Executive Office
ID
2024-1591
Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(3/7/2024 11:03 AM)
Organizational Profile.   AACR membership includes more than 58,000 laboratory, translational, and clinical researchers; population scientists; other health care professionals; and patient advocates residing in 141 countries and territories around the world. Presently, 32% of members live outside the United States and 22% of AACR’s international members are located in countries with emerging economies.   Its mission is to prevent...
Department
Scientific Review and Grants Admin
ID
2024-1590
Job Locations US-MA-Boston | US-PA-Philadelphia | US-DC
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(2/20/2024 10:24 AM)
The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has an exciting opportunity for an individual who is passionate about cancer research and who excels at scientific communication to join the editorial team of its highly cited and highly ranked publication, Cancer Discovery. Cancer Discovery is among the world’s most preeminent cancer journals, publishing major advances in basic, translational, and clinical research, including clinical trials. Cancer Discovery is an essential information resource that also publishes highly...
Department
Publishing - Editorial
ID
2024-1583
Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(2/9/2024 11:36 AM)
Organizational Profile:   AACR membership includes more than 58,000 laboratory, translational, and clinical researchers; population scientists; other health care professionals; and patient advocates residing in 141 countries and territories around the world. Presently, 32% of members live outside the United States and 22% of AACR’s international members are located in countries with emerging economies.  Its mission is to prevent and cure all cancers. The programs...
Department
Publishing - Production
ID
2024-1578
Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 8 months ago(9/19/2023 2:28 PM)
Provides support to the Director and Senior Director in all aspects of the scientific review and grants administration. Assists in the development and execution of the grant review and evaluation process and in the generation of reports and other related materials to be presented to funders, review committees, and other stakeholders.
Department
Scientific Review and Grants Admin
ID
2023-1545
Job Locations US-DC
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 10 months ago(7/19/2023 1:49 PM)
AACR is seeking to build its regulatory science and policy team with a Regulatory Science and Policy Analyst. The Regulatory Science and Policy Analyst will play a key role in developing and implementing a range of exciting initiatives designed to optimize the regulatory process and accommodate the fast pace of innovation in science and technology. Interested candidates should have a strong biomedical background with knowledge and interest in development and regulation of new cancer medicine.
Department
Science Policy and Government Affairs
ID
2023-1525