Postdoctoral Training in Cancer Control Research
The Department of Preventive Medicine, Division of Health Behavior Research offers postdoctoral training in cancer control and epidemiology funded by the National Cancer Institute. The purpose of the NIH-funded program is to train postdoctoral fellows to conduct collaborative as well as independent research. Fellowship positions provide mentored training in research as well as protected time to participate in publishing, grant writing, and other career development activities.
Fellows will have the opportunity to work with an interdisciplinary group of faculty who conduct research on the determinants, epidemiology, and intervention/prevention of behavioral influences on cancer risk and survivorship.
Depending on area of expertise, fellows may be engaged in integrative research bridging two or more disciplines and departments, e.g., epidemiology and geography, or psychology and physiology. Candidates should have a strong background in health behavior research, cognitive science, psychology, psychoneuroimmunology, health disparities or global health, or in other disciplines with strong potential for innovative applications in prevention.