The Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior invites applicants to its postdoctoral training program in behavioral oncology. The NCI-supported interdisciplinary training program is designed to prepare fellows for careers as independent investigators engaged in research on behavioral aspects of cancer prevention, early detection, and control. The program comes a specialized curriculum (formal didactic training, interactive seminars, and one-on-one interactions with experienced mentors) with research experience (participation in funded studies under the guidance of an experienced investigator).
A strong mentoring and career development program is in place in the Division of Population Science. Training faculty include: Thomas Brandon, Ph.D., Martine Extermann, M.D., Ph.D., Anna Giuliano, Ph.D., Clement Gwede, Ph.D., R.N., Heather Jim, Ph.D., Peter Kanetsky, Ph.D., Cecile Lengacher, R.N., Ph.D., Cathy Meade, Ph.D., R.N., Maija Reblin, PhD., Vani Simmons, Ph.D., Susan Vadaparampil, Ph.D., and Christine Vinci, Ph.D.
Diverse faculty and transdisciplinary environment
Trainees linked with a mentoring team
Support for further training and professional development
Competitive salary and benefits
The Ideal Candidate:
We are particularly interested in candidates with interest in nicotine dependence and tobacco control, cervical cancer prevention, cultural and literacy issues in cancer prevention and control, disparities in cancer center, quality of life and symptom management issues in cancer survivors, psychosocial and behavioral aspects of familial and hereditary cancer, and healthcare provider practices in cancer prevention and control. Applications are considered on a rolling basis, but consideration of applications for the 2019-2020 cohort officially begins March 25, 2019. Fellowships are for 2 years.
Credentials and Qualifications:
Applicants must have a terminal degree (Ph.D., Ed.D., Sc.D., D.P.H. or M.D.) in social science, a behavioral science, nursing, education, public health or medicine and be committed to a career in behavioral oncology research. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or U.S. Legal Permanent Residents.
To apply, send your CV and cover letter to Terri White-Jones @ Teresa.White-Jones@Moffitt.org. Postdoctoral training application can be found at https://moffitt.org/eduation/research-education-and-training/postdoctoral-training/behavioral-oncology/.
Review of application will begin immediately and continue until slots are filled.