Research assistant -- Smoking Cessation Research in the Cancer Setting

Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University - Washington, DC3.5


To be considered for this position, a cover letter describing your interests and relevant experience and a resume are both required. The Cancer Prevention and Control Program at the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center of Georgetown University has an opening for a full-time research assistant/project coordinator to work on two NCI-funded smoking cessation intervention projects. Previous experience conducting tobacco-related research or interventions is desirable but not required. Training will be provided to conduct a telephone-based smoking cessation intervention. Additional responsibilities include participant assessments, data management and analysis, in-depth literature reviews, and preparation of manuscripts and grants. Fluent Spanish is desired, but not required. This is an excellent opportunity for 1) recent college graduates in psychology or public health who are interested in attending graduate school in the social sciences or medical school, or for 2) recent graduates of MPH or MA programs in psychology who are looking to begin their career in tobacco treatment and research. Start date is February/March 2019 and the ability to commit to the position for two years is required.

Job Type: Full-time


  • research in psychology or other behavioral science: 2 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Spanish (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)