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Vacancy, Director, IARC

Applications from highly qualified persons are invited for the post of Director, IARC. The appointment of the Director will be made in May 2018 for a term of five years beginning on 1 January 2019. The selected candidate may be eligible for one further five-year term.

The deadline for the receipt of applications is the closure of working hours on 15 February 2018.

Métropole de Lyon and IARC unveil plans for new IARC building

After an 18-month international competitive bidding process for the design and construction of the “Nouveau Centre” (combined design-build contract) for the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the winning team has been selected by the Métropole de Lyon. The team consists of Demathieu Bard (general contractor), Art&Build (architects), Unanime (architects), WSP (design engineering company), and Inddigo (sustainable development engineering company). The project is managed by the Métropole de Lyon and funded by the French government, the Métropole de Lyon, the Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, and the Ville de Lyon.

IARC Postdoctoral Opportunities – Section of Nutrition and Metabolism/Nutritional Methodology and Biostatistics Group

18/03/2018 – A postdoctoral opportunity is available immediately within the Group to work on an integrated approach to combine self-reported and biomarker estimates of dietary exposure, with the aim of exploring the misclassification inherent in these measurements.
Deadline: 31 March 2018

IARC Internal Seminar: 11th Richard Doll Lecture: Opium as a carcinogen: new insights from the Golestan Cohort Study

15/01/2018 – 11th Richard Doll Lecture
Title: Opium as a carcinogen: new insights from the Golestan Cohort Study
Speaker: Professor Reza Malekzadeh, Director, Digestive Disease Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran

– All IARC News


15/03/2017 – Glyphosate not classified as a carcinogen by ECHA. Q&A on Glyphosate

28/10/2016 – Breast Cancer Awareness Month - breast cancer survival in sub-Saharan Africa. Read questions and responses

26/10/2016 – IARC responds to Reuters article. Read questions and responses

03/10/2016 – GLOBOCAN Fact Sheet. Read more

– All Q&As, Fact Sheets, etc.


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