Postdoctoral Fellow

Employer
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Location
Houston, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Oct 8, 2022

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Discipline
Health Sciences
Organization Type
Healthcare/Hospital
MD Anderson Cancer Center Skin Cancer Epidemiology Research Fellowship

The Wehner Laboratory at MD Anderson Cancer Center has an open, funded research fellowship position in skin cancer epidemiology. The Wehner Laboratory is based in the Department of Health Services Research, and the principal investigator Dr. Mackenzie Wehner also sees patients in the Department of Dermatology. Our current research centers on skin cancer epidemiology and indoor tanning, utilizing large claims datasets and user-generated data.

Please see https://www.mdanderson.org/research/departments-labs-institutes/labs/wehner-laboratory.html for more information.

The Wehner Laboratory aims to provide a productive, supportive, and collaborative space for patient-oriented skin cancer research that includes trainees and research staff. We have ongoing projects available for a research postdoc to explore avenues of independent research. The postdoc will have the support of a full-time MPH-level Program Coordinator and a full-time Master's-level statistical Analyst.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Develop skills in study design, data analysis, and interpretation

Improve manuscript writing skills

Present at national and international conferences

Gain experience and skills to advance your career to the desired next step. The ideal candidate has clear career goals we can work together to achieve.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
MD (or equivalent) or current MD (or equivalent) candidate who has completed preclinical coursework. For applicants who are MD candidates, completion of some clinical rotations is highly desired.

Proficiency in spoken and written English is required

Experience in population-based or patient-oriented research (e.g., public health, epidemiology) is required

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