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Implementation Science, Cancer Prevention, and Control

Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri

Position Description:

The Brown School and the Division of Public Health Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis and Siteman Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, are seeking applications for Postdoctoral Fellowships: The Washington University Implementation Science Center for Cancer Control (WU-ISC3) conducts implementation science research to promote health equity in rural and other underserved communities. The goal of the WU-ISC3 is to build a rigorous, scientific evidence base for rapid-cycle implementation research to increase the reach, external validity, and sustainability of effective cancer control interventions (see: There are also opportunities for collaboration across a productive network of ISC3 centers (see:

A strong mentoring and career development program is in place at the WU- ISC3, with a track record of successfully placing trainees in exciting positions. Faculty in the WU-ISC3 conduct world-renowned, community-engaged research, education and outreach to prevent cancer, promote population health, address health equity, and improve quality and access to health care in Missouri and Illinois.

Our vibrant group of multidisciplinary faculty conducts research on a wide range of issues, and there are opportunities to collaborate with clinical, public health, 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 and Control program.


PhD, DrPH, MD, or other doctoral degree in a public health related discipline, or a doctoral degree in another discipline with an interest in transitioning to implementation science research focused on cancer prevention and control (e.g., communication, psychology).

For questions, contact the Center directors, Drs. Ross Brownson ( and Graham Colditz (

To Apply:

Send a brief cover letter, curriculum vitae and professional reference list by email to Maggie Padek (


This post will be available until October 29, 2021 or until filled.

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