Postdoctoral Fellow - Cancer Epidemiology

February 21 2018
Life Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
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About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 5,000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

Requisition ID: 10764

Job Title: Postdoctoral Fellow- Cancer Epidemiology

Position Summary and Key Responsibilities:

The Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope is looking for a talented Postdoctoral Fellow in cancer epidemiology. The postdoctoral fellow will participate in the planning, designing, and data analysis of complex population-based research projects under the direction of Sophia Wang, PhD. The postdoctoral fellow will be expected to analyze both questionnaire and laboratory-based research data; identify and propose new research projects and write grants; both within the Division and through collaborative research projects that include outside investigators; and publish scientific findings in peer-reviewed scientific journals. The goal of the postdoctoral fellowship is to allow the postdoctoral fellow to further develop his or her research skills, under the close mentorship of experienced investigators, in ways that prepare the postdoctoral fellow for the next step of her or his career as an independent scientific investigator.

Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and the names of three references.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Funding is available for two years.

For more information, please visit Dr. Wang's lab here.

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

  • PhD or equivalent doctorate in epidemiology, molecular biology, biostatistics, or related discipline appropriate for conducting population-based research on cancer epidemiology.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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