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T32 Cancer Control Fellowship Opportunity at University of Rochester

Deadline: February 1, 2020
T32 Cancer Control Fellowship Opportunity at the University of Rochester Poster

Now in its 16th year, the NCI-funded T32 Clinical and Translational Cancer Control Research Training Program at the University of Rochester and Wilmot Cancer Institute is seeking outstanding candidates for our upcoming group of post-doctoral fellows starting in summer, 2020.

Our program eagerly seeks highly motivated individuals with doctorates (Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent) who are committed to developing a successful research career in cancer control as independent investigators.

The program features exceptionally diverse research opportunities and professional guidance by several NCI-funded mentors. Core program mentors include: Drs. Michelle Janelsins, Ph.D., M.P.H., Gary Morrow, Ph.D., M.S., Karen Mustian, Ph.D., M.P.H., Supriya Mohile, M.D., M.S., Luke Peppone, Ph.D., M.P.H., Charles Kamen, Ph.D., M.P.H., Sarah Kerns, Ph.D., Ian Kleckner, Ph.D., M.P.H., and Eva Culakova, Ph.D. An additional 15 affiliate mentors join our core mentors in providing broad multi-disciplinary mentorship experiences for trainees.

Several key training resources are offered including the University of Rochester NCI-funded Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) Research Base and several specialty laboratories. Cancer control programmatic specialty training areas of our training program include: conduct of Phase I-III clinical trials in both academic and local and nationwide community oncology research settings, geriatric oncology, cancer care delivery research, behavioral interventions, exercise oncology, health equity, nutraceuticals, mobile health, translational science (e.g., protein biomarker, genetics, epigenetics, immunology, physiology, etc.), and biostatistics. A more detailed description of the program, description of mentors, didactic courses and other research training opportunities, and application materials can be found at:

Candidates must be US citizens or permanent residents. Candidates must have completed their doctoral training and have their degree conferred prior to starting the program. Candidates with prior post-doctoral training are also eligible.

Two years of funding with salaries of $60,000 per year are offered along with tuition, health insurance, research support, travel to scientific meetings and a Research Assistant Professor position.  Applications require three letters of recommendation, a personal statement of your research interests and how you think the program will help your research career along with your CV. Applications received on or before February 1, 2020 will receive priority for review. For questions, please email Co-Directors Drs. Janelsins and Morrow at

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