Postdoctoral Fellowship: Cancer Health Equity and Career Development Program

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Location: Chicago, ILLINOIS

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Cancer Health Equity and Career Development Program
Posted on February 02, 2024

A post-doctoral research position is available at the University of Illinois at Chicago Cancer Health Equity and Career Development Program to be filled by May. The program offers multi-disciplinary mentoring teams that bridge expertise in cancer research as relates to behavioral medicine, health policy, nutrition science, population health, biomarkers, health equity, and epidemiologic methods.

Eligibility criteria

·         All applicants must be U.S. citizens, non-citizen nationals, or permanent residents

·         Candidates may apply to our program before defending their doctoral dissertations, but they must graduate before starting the program

·         Research must have a Cancer focus.

Application Requirements

·         Letter outlined research

·         Curriculum vitae

·         Three samples of written materials

·         Official transcripts

·         Three letters of recommendation letters

·         Complete applications should be submitted to [email protected]

·         Information available at

This NCI-funded fellowship provides preparation to pursue an independent academic research career in cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship. Trainees will work with established investigators and will be expected to develop research proposals; produce two to three publications per year; and work with a multidisciplinary team. Hybrid options are available.

Individuals with a doctoral degree in public health, epidemiology, clinical psychology, medicine, or related allied health science degrees are encouraged to apply, as are those from underrepresented groups.

Search remains open until position is filled. Selected candidates will receive stipend support at the prescribed NIH level based on NIH Notice NOT-OD-23-076, development funds, and The Institute for Health Policy Research and University of Illinois Cancer Center support.

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