Washington University in St. Louis

Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Cancer Prevention and Control

Public Health Sciences

Seeking postdoctoral fellowship applicants with an interest in cancer prevention and control to join diverse team of multidisciplinary researchers in the Division of Public Health Sciences and Siteman Cancer Center at Washington University in St. Louis. We welcome applicants from a range of disciplines. Our multidisciplinary faculty conducts world-leading research on a wide range of health issues and leads community education and outreach to prevent cancer and other diseases, promote population health, and improve quality and access to health care in Missouri and beyond. Engaging populations underrepresented in research and addressing cancer disparities are priorities in the work we do.

The Division has a diverse range of NIH funded projects and faculty mentors—to see the full range, consult our website. While we welcome applicants in any relevant research area, these are the highest priorities for the Training Program:

  • Cancer Disparities and Health Equity
  • Community-based and Community-engaged Research
  • Cancer Epidemiology
  • Implementation Science
  • Shared Decision Making
  • Social Determinants of Health

Eligibility: PhD, DrPH, MD, or other doctoral degree in a public health related discipline, or a doctoral degree in another discipline with an interest in public health research. T32 Applicants are limited to United States citizens, non-citizen nationals, or must be lawfully admitted for permanent residence and possess registration requirements.

Washington University School of Medicine is an equal opportunity employer. We particularly welcome applications from first generation college graduates and other underrepresented backgrounds.

Washington University offers excellent benefits. Support for tuition, books, software, conference travel, and research is available. Postdoc positions are partially funded by a T32 grant (T32CA190194) from the NCI, with annual stipend starting at $50,050, depending on experience, for up to 3 years. Our vibrant cohorts of postdoctoral fellows will find dedicated mentoring and career development. Our trainees have a strong record of funding and finding faculty positions following their postdoc. You’ll find ample opportunities to collaborate with investigators from a range of disciplines.

Send inquiries to: Dr. Aimee James and Dr. Graham Colditz, Training Directors, at aimeejames@wustl.edu

To apply: send an application, cover letter, curriculum vitae, and professional reference list by email to PHSpostdoc@wustl.edu

Applications are considered on a rolling basis.

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Last updated: 2021-09-24