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Job# 6675 - Postdoctoral Position in Cancer Epidemiology and Molecular Epidemiology (Chicago, IL)
Full Time
Posted: May 7, 2013
Closes: September 7, 2013

The Department of Health Studies at the University of Chicago seeks candidates for a fully-funded postdoctoral fellow/scholar position in the area of Cancer and Molecular Epidemiology. Applicants will have a doctoral degree in epidemiology or an MD with academic training in quantitative research (e.g., Master's degree in epidemiology or biostatistics).

Successful candidates are expected to work on several integrated molecular epidemiologic studies investigating genetic, nutritional, and lifestyle factors in the development and progression of lymphoma and other hematopoietic cancers.

The fellow/scholar will have an active role in ongoing studies, including opportunities to initiate new projects, analyze existing data, and/or develop grant proposals. Expertise in a subspeciality, particularly genetic or molecular epidemiology, would be valued.

The University of Chicago offers outstanding training opportunities for multidisciplinary Cancer and Molecular/Genetic Epidemiology research. We provide state-of-the-art research resources encompassing a large number of faculties involved in epidemiological, molecular, and statistical aspects of genomic and gene-environment research. Also included is access to high throughput genomic facilities and related biostatistical/bioinformatics support, and clinical data/biospecimen repositories from multiethnic populations.

Please send a letter including a statement of research interests, curriculum vitae, and names and addresses of three references to: Brian Chiu, The University of Chicago, 5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 2007, Chicago, IL 60637 or e-mail the information to lymphomajob@health.bsd.uchicago.edu. Application review will begin immediately and will continue until positions are filled. The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer.

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