Post-Doctoral Training in Behavioral Oncology (3 positions)
The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, invites applications to its post-doctoral training program in behavioral oncology. This NCI-supported T32 interdisciplinary training program is designed to prepare fellows for careers as independent investigators engaged in research on behavioral aspects of cancer prevention, detection and control. The program combines a specialized curriculum (formal didactic training and one-on-one interactions with experienced mentors) with research experience (participation in funded studies under the guidance of an experienced investigator).
We are particularly interested in candidates with an interest in nicotine dependence and tobacco control, cervical cancer prevention, cultural and literacy issues in cancer prevention and control, disparities in cancer care, quality of life and symptom management issues in cancer survivors, psychosocial and behavioral aspects of familial and hereditary cancer, and health care provider practices in cancer prevention and control. Applications are considered on a rolling basis through June 30, 2021 or until all positions are filled.
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., Brian Gonzalez, PhD., 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, Ph.D., Vani Simmons, Ph.D., Marilyn Stern, PhD., Shelley Tworoger, Ph.D., Susan Vadaparampil, Ph.D., Damon Vidrine, Dr.P.H., Jennifer Irvin Vidrine, 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
Please visit the following website for application instructions:
You may send application inquiries and curriculum vitae to:
Moffitt Cancer Center
12902 USF Magnolia Drive, MFC-TRIP
Tampa, FL 33612-9497
OR e-mail: Teresa.White-Jones@moffitt.org
Applicants must have a terminal degree (Ph.D., Ed.D., Sc.D., D.P.H. or M.D.) in a social science, a behavioral science, nursing, education, public health or medicine and be committed to a career in behavioral oncology research. Stipends and benefits are highly competitive. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents. Fellowships are for 2 years. Support for tuition, books, software and conference travel is available.
Additional Salary Information: Based on years experience after receipt of terminal degree.
Internal Number: 42509
About H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute
Moffitt Cancer Center (Moffitt) is a free-standing NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and 501(c)(3) tax-exempt corporation located in Tampa, Florida. Moffitt opened in 1986 and is named in honor of H. Lee Moffitt, former Speaker of the House of Representatives of the State of Florida, who spearheaded the effort to create a cancer center whose sole mission is to “contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer.” Investment in research began in 1993 and in 2001, the Moffitt Cancer Center became an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. Currently, Moffitt occupies 52 acres across five locations spanning the Tampa Bay region with a total of 333,000 square feet dedicated to research and supports more than 450,000 outpatient visits and more than 9,000 inpatient visits per year.
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