Postdoctoral Fellow in Cancer Prevention Research

The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7071290

Posted: October 22, 2020

Application Deadline: February 15, 2021

Job Description

The MD Anderson Cancer Prevention Research Training Program is now accepting applications for two (2) postdoctoral fellowship opportunities:

• No citizenship requirements/restrictions
• Health insurance, paid institutional holidays, paid vacation, and sick leave
• Training in cancer prevention and quantitative methods
• Doctoral students must earn their degree within 5 months of the application deadline
• Open to candidates with backgrounds in biomedical sciences, biostatistics, bioinformatics, epidemiology, behavioral sciences, social sciences, population and public health, and other disciplines relevant to cancer prevention
• All applicants will be considered for both fellowships

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cancer Prevention
• Training in cancer prevention & quantitative methods
• Up to 2 years support for salary at $52,704/year
• Allowance for research/professional development expenses
• At least one mentor must have a faculty appointment at MD Anderson in DCPPS
• Preference will be given to applicants with a mentor from one of our partnering institutions: UT Health (excluding University of Texas School of Public Health), University of Houston, Texas A&M, Rice University
• Funded by an award from the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT), RP 170259, Drs. Shine Chang and Sanjay Shete, Principal Investigators
• Fellowship page: https://www.mdanderson.org/education-training/clinical-research-training/postdoctoral-training/postdoctoral-fellowships/cprtp-postdoctoral-fellowship-in-cancer-prevention.html

The MD Anderson Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cancer Prevention

• Funded by MD Anderson Cancer Center
• At least one mentor must have a faculty appointment at MD Anderson
• Up to 2 years of salary support at $52,704/year
• Fellowship page: https://www.mdanderson.org/education-training/clinical-research-training/postdoctoral-training/postdoctoral-fellowships/md-anderson-postdoctoral-fellowship-in-cancer-prevention.html



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