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Job# 6976 - Postdoctoral Fellowship in Molecular/Genetic Epidemiology of Cancer (Nashville, TN)
Full Time
Posted: August 26, 2013
Closes: October 1, 2013


The Vanderbilt Training Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology of Cancer (Vanderbilt MAGEC) is accepting applications for a postdoctoral fellowship position.

Program Responsibilities:

Fellows are matched with two mentors — one in their field and one in a complementary field — after which an individualized didactic training program will be tailored to complement candidate's prior background and launch their independent research career. Training will include core and elective coursework, a multi-disciplinary mentoring team, rotations in the Vanderbilt Molecular Epidemiology Lab and Survey Research Shared Resources, and conduct of a research project, culminating in submission of a grant proposal to the National Institutes of Health.


The MAGEC program is seeking candidates with a doctorate-level degree in epidemiology, genetics, or other related science who have a strong, demonstrable interest in cancer research. *APPLICANTS MUST BE US CITIZENS OR PERMANENT RESIDENTS*

  1. Doctoral-level degree in epidemiology, genetics, or other related science
  2. Strong, demonstrable interest in pursuing a career in cancer research

To Apply:

Full details and application materials are available on the MAGEC website: https://medschool.vanderbilt.edu/magec/ . To apply online, visit the "Apply to the Program" page: https://medschool.vanderbilt.edu/magec/apply-program. Applicants must hold a doctoral-level degree and submit the following items: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) personal statement, and 3) contact information for 2 references (one from a current supervisor) willing to supply letters of recommendation.Contact: Bethanie Rammer MAGEC Program Manager Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center 2525 West End Avenue, Suite 600 (IMPH) Nashville TN 37203 Tel: 615-936-0808 Email: bethanie.rammer@vanderbilt.edu

For more info please see https://medschool.vanderbilt.edu/magec/

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