University of Nebraska Medical Center

Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program

Application Period: May 1 – August 25, 2013

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program (CPFP) is now accepting applications for Cancer Prevention Fellows. The deadline this year is August 25, 2013. Please share this unique postdoctoral training opportunity in the fields of cancer prevention and control with your contacts across the biomedical, health and related disciplines.

As part of the program fellows receive:

  • The opportunity to obtain an M.P.H. degree at an accredited university during the first year, followed by mentored research with investigators at the NCI. Research opportunities exist across the spectrum of cancer prevention research, including: epidemiology, biostatistics, clinical services, laboratory, nutritional, and social and behavioral sciences.
  • Competitive stipends, paid health insurance, reimbursement for moving expenses, and a travel allowance to attend scholarly meetings or training.

The typical duration in the CPFP is 4 years (year 1: master’s degree; years 2-4: NCI Summer Curriculum in Cancer Prevention and mentored research).

Applicants should meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Possess an M.D., Ph.D., J.D., or other doctoral degree in a related discipline or must be enrolled in an accredited doctoral degree program and fulfill all degree requirements by June 2014.
  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States at the time of application.
  • Have no more than five years relevant postdoctoral experience.

To learn more about eligibility requirements and application details, please visit our website https://cpfp.cancer.gov/fellowship or contact cpfpcoordinator@mail.nih.gov. Additional program details can also be found in the comprehensive Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program Catalog.