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Cancer Prevention and Control

Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

Position Description:
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.

Eligibility:
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.

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

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.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Support for tuition, books, software, and conference travel is available. Washington University offers excellent benefits.

To Apply:
To apply, go to http://publichealthsciences.wustl.edu/en/Education/Postdoctoral-Training
Or, send CV, cover letter, and list of reference to:

Graham A. Colditz, MD DrPH; colditzg@wustl.edu
Niess-Gain Professor
Chief, Division of Public Health Sciences,
Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine

Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Aimee James (Training Director) at aimeejames@wustl.edu.