Washington University School of Medicine and the Siteman Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, are seeking applications for Postdoctoral Fellowships in Cancer Prevention and Control. We are particularly interested in candidates with an interest in health behavior and health disparities research, community-based research, cancer communication, epidemiology or decision sciences. However, all applications will be considered. Applications are considered on a rolling basis, but consideration of the 2018-2019 cohort officially begins February 2, 2018.
A strong mentoring and career development program is in place in the Division of Public Health Sciences with a track record of successfully placing trainees. The Division of Public Health Sciences conducts world-leading research, education and outreach to prevent cancer and other diseases, promote population health, and improve quality and access to health care in Missouri and beyond. The division is led by Graham Colditz, MD, DrPH, an internationally recognized leader in cancer prevention. Our vibrant group of multi-disciplinary faculty conducts research on a wide range of health issues, and there are opportunities to collaborate with clinical, basic science, statistical, and other faculty across the academic campuses of Washington University. Siteman Cancer Center is a NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center with a strong Prevention & Control Program.
PhD, DrPH, MD, or other doctoral degree in a public health related discipline, or a doctoral degree in another discipline with interest in transitioning to public health research. Applicants are limited to United States citizens, non-citizen nationals, or must be lawfully admitted for permanent residence and possess an Alien Registration Receipt Card.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Support for tuition, books, software, and conference travel is available. Washington University offers excellent benefits.
Benefits: Diverse faculty and transdisciplinary environment, Trainees linked with a mentoring team, Support for further training and professional development, Competitive salary and benefits, Two years of support, possible third year.
Funding is possible through a T32 grant from the NCI
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is committed to advancing human health throughout the world. As noted leaders in patient care, research and education, our outstanding faculty has contributed many discoveries and innovations to science and medicine since the school’s founding in 1891.