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Job# 5752 - Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cancer Prevention and Control (Richmond, VA)
Full Time
Posted: October 3, 2012
Closes: January 15, 2013

The NCI-designated Massey Cancer Center at Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia invites applications for a POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING PROGRAM in CANCER PREVENTION & CONTROL RESEARCH This 2 year flexible program is NIH funded, offering salaries and research seed money while preparing Fellows for an academic career.

Areas of research interest as they relate to cancer include (but are not limited to):

  • Cancer communication and training decision making
  • Cancer healthcare economics
  • Cancer Survivorship
  • Disparities in cancer healthcare utilization and outcomes
  • Community-engaged research in prevention screening in primary care
  • Behavioral adaptations to cancer

Deadline for Applications: Applications received by January 15, 2013 will receive priority consideration but applications will be accepted after that.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Candidate should have a Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. degree by the start of the fellowship and a commitment to a career as a cancer prevention and control researcher. In addition, candidate should have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU. MUST have a green card or US citizenship. Please submit the following in support of your application:

  • A recent Curriculum Vitae including previous research experience, both didactic and practical.
  • A personal statement describing the reason for seeking research training, specific research interests, and how the R25 will contribute to future career plans.
  • At least two letters of recommendation, including one from the training director or doctoral committee chairperson/advisor.

Application Materials may be sent to either program training director: Cathy Bradley, Ph.D. Professor and Chair Department of Healthcare Policy & Research cjbradley@vcu.edu Laura A. Siminoff, Ph.D Professor and Chair Department of Social & Behavioral Health lasiminoff@vcu.edu

For more info please see http://www.massey.vcu.edu/cancer-prevention-and-control-research-training.htm

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